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Latest posts by Berghill

New plants appear

Posted: 13/08/2015 at 12:56

Certainly ants do spread seeds around. Some seeds have a sugary coating especially to attract ants to carry them away to new locations. Cyclamen are good examples of this.

I thought I knew but.............

Posted: 13/08/2015 at 12:51

Sorry, missed off the latifolium bit when I posted.  Used to have it , but it does not survive here for some reason.

I thought I knew but.............

Posted: 13/08/2015 at 11:43

Limomium, is what it looks like to me too!

geranium budworm

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 16:14

Be careful with insecticides on Pelargoniums, many of them warn against using them on those plants as they are toxic to the genus.

geranium budworm

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 09:41

Are you in the USA? Only this does not seem to be a pest generally of them in Britain.

getting rid of unwanted shrubs

Posted: 11/08/2015 at 12:02

Sneak behind the sheds and spray the weeds with strong weed killer. We had to do that in our previous garden. The owners of the land never even noticed that the weeds had gone.

What is plant

Posted: 11/08/2015 at 11:59

Make fabulous Jam and the true Quince was the original fruit used for Marmalade.

Potential jam??

Posted: 11/08/2015 at 10:21

Or perhaps Damson? Try one when ripe. If sloe then it will be bitter,if Damson then tart and sweet.

Hidcote Manor

Posted: 08/08/2015 at 17:30

Thinking about it, coaches get there with no apparent difficulty.

Hidcote Manor

Posted: 06/08/2015 at 20:59

Don't  know about the roads, but the garden is lovely and well worth a visit.

Here is a slide show of them to whet your appetite.


Discussions started by Berghill

Ptilostemon afer

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Bearded Iris

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Nectaroscordum siculum

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Chlorotic leaves

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Last Post: 01/06/2015 at 00:56

Camassia changing colour

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Last Post: 08/05/2015 at 12:54

Health and Safety

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Last Post: 12/04/2015 at 17:05

Posting removal

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Last Post: 19/03/2015 at 10:27

Garden Pictures 2015

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Last Post: 12/10/2015 at 08:59

Early Spring

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Last Post: 09/01/2015 at 17:58

First Hellebore!

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Last Post: 05/01/2015 at 09:04

Olearia x haastii

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Growers or Killers?

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Snowdrops have started

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Shredder Bosch AXT2000HP

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