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Plant identity?

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 13:03

As I said, there is a smaller growing version of this, possibly N. bulgaricum and that only grows to about 18 inches (here) and which produces hundreds of tiny bulbs and so is impossible to remove. I have been waging war on this for years.

Plant identity?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 17:26

It looks like Allium siculum (syn Nectaroscordum siculum). There are two forms of this, a large tall plant which is reasonably well behaved and a smaller version which is an absolute thug.

uploading images

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 18:00

There is a line of small pictures at the top of the Message writing area. The last one on the right is a large blue pair of quotation marks. To the left of that is a Green one, some say a tree, it looks more like a cup to me though. Place the arrow of your mouse on it and it changes colour. The words Insert an Image or Video appear. Press the left hand button on your mouse.

You should then get a new screen. Put your mouse arrow over the word Select and press the left hand button on your mouse.

That should take you to your Laptop. You then need to find the picture you wish to Upload in your machine.

Position your mouse pointer over the picture and 'Click'. It should change colour.

Find the word Open at the bottom of the screen and 'Click' on it.

This takes you back to this site.

Find the word Upload and 'Click' on that.

Then wait, it does take a little time to load the picture.

Then finally Click on the word Save and hopefully that has worked for you.

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/46804.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 

ID Please

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 15:01

Have a look at E. glaucus

ID Please

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 12:59

Erigeron, but not sure which one.

plant id please

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 21:20

We have three like that, appeared this year. They will be weeded out along with the other 10 th0usand seedlings.

Woodlice

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 15:55

What you have is a classic case of secondary attack. The fruit is nibbled by a mollusc (snail or slug) then the woodlice move in to the nice wet interior. Deal with the molluscs and the woodlice cannot easily damage the fruit. Their mouth parts are not strong enough to get through the skin.

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.

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