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can i brag please

Post: # 155689Post Russian Doll »

since moving into my new flat i must admit i did have resevations about the no garden thing tbh..however...since moving all my pots etc here and shuffling plants etc round on my balconey which is not the largest..i have got ..a big pot of potatoes, strawberries in a basket...on the wall i have garlic and peppers growing..i also have in various pots and containers....tomatoes, mint sage and thyme, chillies, carrots, peas and auburgines...plus some nice flowers to attract the bees
i also did have nasturniums but they are being slowly destroyed by caterpillars....which i would destroy but my daughter really wants to see the growth cycle from caterpillar to butterfly so im sacricficing them this year lol


i love my little balconey and am just waiting for darren to fix some more shelves in the kitchen so i can grow some more bits in there

so yes im proud of myself this year

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Post: # 155694Post Brij »

So you should be! :cheers:
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Post: # 155698Post StripyPixieSocks »

You can indeed lol... it's a great feeling isn't it? :sunny:

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Sounds lovely! :flower:
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Post: # 155728Post Wombat »

:mrgreen: Well done!
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Post: # 155740Post Millymollymandy »

Well done RD! :cheers:
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Post: # 155808Post Flo »

Looks as if you have been given bragging rights - and properly so. :mrgreen:

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Post: # 155819Post Muscroj »

pretty impressive!! :notworthy:
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Post: # 155832Post thesunflowergal »

Thats fab in such a small space, well done!!
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Post: # 155833Post Milims »

Good for you gal! Keep up the good work!
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Post: # 155838Post wolfsong »

well done!
(just don't kill the caterpillars, please! you can put them on another plant! they're lovely insects! :pale: ) :geek:
As I ping from tree to tree I wonder... why do I seem to have transformed into a pinging tree-dwelling thing?

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Post: # 155848Post Russian Doll »

wolfsong wrote:well done!
(just don't kill the caterpillars, please! you can put them on another plant! they're lovely insects! :pale: ) :geek:

lol if i killed the caterpillars my 9 year old dauhter would pack her bags and leave....

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Post: # 155904Post Shirley »

Sounds absolutely brilliant - brag away :flower: :cheers:
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Post: # 155907Post Millymollymandy »

wolfsong wrote:well done!
(just don't kill the caterpillars, please! you can put them on another plant! they're lovely insects! :pale: ) :geek:
You can't really, because they feed on specific plants. If you put one on a plant that it doesn't eat, it will probably either starve or make its way back to the plants that it likes to munch!

Anyway cabbage whites, gooseberry sawflyand spindleberry caterpillars are bloody horrible pests (not to mention the pine processionary which is deadly to pets if they eat them and a very toxic skin irritant to humans/animals).
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Post: # 155922Post wolfsong »

well, why not identify them, then put them on plants they like?
hehe, we have tiger moth caterpillars here, they are really funny, but if they crawl up your leg you get a rash for weeks :blob6: (experimental smillying)
alright, for little gardens and stuff they are a pest.
As I ping from tree to tree I wonder... why do I seem to have transformed into a pinging tree-dwelling thing?

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