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Barbara Tealby's Blog (7)

Give away concrete laundry tubs

Would anyone like a set of concrete laundry tubs? They have been used for a worm farm a la Linda Woodrow and are probably not much use for doing the washing! If you take them away, you can have the worms that are in them as well. 

They are very heavy, and you'll need two strong men and a trolley to shift them, as my husband and I won't be able to help.

If you're interested, send me a friend request and I'll get back to you.

Added by Barbara Tealby on November 19, 2018 at 11:20 — No Comments

Gardeners friend

This is Stumpy - one of a few Stumpys who live in my garden. The ONLY critter I don't mind eating my strawberries.

Added by Barbara Tealby on November 29, 2015 at 11:53 — 11 Comments

Peaches and stuff

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Added by Barbara Tealby on November 28, 2015 at 10:03 — 3 Comments

Nice to see

I thought it would be good, after the info on pesticides, to see natural pest control in action: ladybirds breeding up on aphid-infested gone-to seed dill. The whole plant is covered in ladybirds and their larvae, and it seems to have happened in less than a…

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Added by Barbara Tealby on November 2, 2015 at 13:07 — 1 Comment

Around the garden

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Added by Barbara Tealby on October 30, 2015 at 11:49 — 13 Comments

Wicking pots

As we're going away in a few weeks, leaving the garden for my son to look after, I thought I'd have a go at making some of my fruit tree pots into wicking pots. First I got some cake carriers from the Reject Shop, cut and poked various holes in them, and…

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Added by Barbara Tealby on September 3, 2015 at 21:19 — 13 Comments

First time for everything

Thought I'd try my hand at this blogging thing. My garden is always a work in progress - has been a straight ornamental garden, fitted in where the previous owners couldn't think of any landscaping features to add, with beds often filled with builders' rubble; then was a native garden, morphing into a habitat garden, then a basketball practice area, now is on the way to being a food garden, but with plenty of flowers, preferably perennials, not necessarily native.

Currently, there is…

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Added by Barbara Tealby on September 1, 2015 at 12:33 — 11 Comments

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