Berghill


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will they stick hot sun

Posted: 22/05/2014 at 12:45

Not really the best conditions for them, they like dappled shade and protection from the wind.

Red Spider Mite

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 21:17

They like the heat.

Red Spider Mite

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 15:34

If you can see them with the naked eye and they are bright red, then they are not Red spider mites. They are generally too small to see and they are brown, not red. What you have is a large number of newly hatched 'blood spiders'. Nice useful things which grow up and eat greenfly etc.

Mites by the way have 10 legs whereas spiders of course have 8.

Is this a kind of Euphorbia ?

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 17:46

Yes, one of the weedier ones. I would remove it, as it soon seeds all over the place.

 

magnolia tree

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 10:28

Sounds like one of the scale insects, oyster scale perhaps. They need to be removed with a brush and a soap based insecticide. The white is wax and it needs to be dissolved before the insecticide can get at the insect proper.

Mould

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 21:22

Next to the last one on the right.

Geum 'Mrs Bradshaw' dead/dying - rescue?

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 21:17

I find all Geums prefer a cool position. It sounds like yours are in too hot a place.

Try taking them out and potting them up and placing in a  shady position and hope that they grow some new leaves.

Plant id - pink ground cover

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 15:37

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Click on the Green goblet type icon and follow the instructions.

Allium white tips - feeding?

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 16:24

The leaves on these generally have done their job by the time the flowers start. In the next few days'weeks they will die off completely.

Unidentified Plant!

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 09:15

'Tis a rather nice Aquilegia.

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How very frustrating.......

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More work!

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