I had a bit of a fly infestation in my loft. I didn’t notice it before I was putting my Christmas decoration away, but I must admit that I had seen flies around the house and I just couldn’t think where they came from, now I know.
I went finger-shopping for pest-controllers.
The first one Rentokil was so expensive (they wanted £450), I fopped them off with “I will wait until the infestation gets worse”.
A friend of mine said that I should contact the council and get them out. I looked at the council’s website and couldn’t find it, but when I Googled “MK Council Pest Control
” it gave me a link to the “Pest Control” page.
Milton Keynes residents are offered a comprehensive pest control service via our approved vendor SDK Environmental Ltd. To access the service please contact our contractor DialAPest which is part of SDK Environmental and advise them that you are a resident of Milton Keynes. A discounted rate is available for customers in receipt of certain qualifying benefits.
The site specifies the whole price you’ll have to pay, and that’s it. The man came this morning, he was in my house for 5-10 minutes, filled in a worksheet, that I signed, and he got on with it. The only restriction I have is that I am not permitted in my loft for 24 hours. All done for a mere £58.
As you can see, I do not have a Fig-Jungle anymore.
I decided to take the fig-tree down, as the stem was nearly 10cm in diameter.
I got a tree surgent to remove it and kill the roots.
Just look the space on the patio. And the light in my Livingroom, wow.
That’s not all I got rid of my leaking Fishpond and replaced it with a new ready moulded pond. That’s fine except, my ponds are suffering of blanket weed and I do not seem to be able to remove it. I have to, once a month, use a rake to fish out the weed. I then add some special weed killer, but it’s not very successful. I think once the leaves of the waterlily has wilted we (my gardener) will replant/repot the waterlilies. Maybe that will work! Here is a picture of the two ponds.
For those in the know,
notice, the missing camper (in the background).
This morning between 9 and 10am I went shopping after having tied yesterday evening in Lidl to purchase normal vegetables and found only empty shelf, even potatoes didn’t exist. So, I went back to Lidl this morning and … empty shelfs.
I had checked online if Morrisons had any food stock, according to their website they had everything. But alas, they didn’t have any vegetables, they did though have one type of potatoes.
I then decided to try Sainsbury’s but wasn’t very optimistic. Wow, they had nearly everything on my list, Wow.
Many thanks to Sainsbury’s, for introducing item limits and special morning hours for OAPs. It looks like its working. Thanks Again.