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Plant problematic

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 21:00

Possibly Pratia pedunculata.

Disaster

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 20:51

Once the Cabbage roots flies are in your growing area then they tend to attack every year there after.

Sad, but all you can do is interrupt the cycle, either by killing the grubs,or preventing the flies from laying their eggs or not growing Brassicas for a few years.

Succulent Problems

Posted: 10/06/2015 at 20:45

Put it somewhere warm and stop watering it.

Disaster

Posted: 10/06/2015 at 20:37

Bit late once they have started on them. Cabbage root flies that is. What you need to do in future is to put the pads down round the plant when you put it in. These are circles of roofing felt with a slit to a hole in the centre. They stop the fly laying its eggs on the plant stem.

The chemical treatment makes the plants inedible to my way of thinking.

Straggly Geum

Posted: 10/06/2015 at 17:39

Which one is it? Some of the taller types do tend to flop without staking. Totally Tangerine and Blazing Sunset both do it.

What on earth is this ??

Posted: 10/06/2015 at 17:38

Being persecuted these days as it is mistaken for Lily beetle. Shame, it is one of the good guys.

Rusty nails - truth or myth

Posted: 10/06/2015 at 15:24

All our ,well both, our Hydrangea macrophylla types are pink despite the presence of nails.

Rusty nails - truth or myth

Posted: 10/06/2015 at 13:57

No idea, but if you want a soil full of rusty nails then come and dig in our garden. We find them every time we cultivate, mostly hand made ones from pre-industrial nail making days. You can tell as they are triangular rather than round.

Strange growth on allium

Posted: 10/06/2015 at 09:00

When the seed pods begin to split and show small black seeds is the time to collect them. Sow straight away for best results.

In the wild, these Allium seed heads detach from the plant and roll across the steppes shedding their seeds as they go.

Strange growth on allium

Posted: 09/06/2015 at 16:34

Agree. Alliums do sometimes produce these bulbils in the flower heads. They are perfectly normal as Edd says.

Discussions started by Berghill

Ptilostemon afer

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Bearded Iris

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Bloooo...badger

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Nectaroscordum siculum

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Chlorotic leaves

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Camassia changing colour

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Health and Safety

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Posting removal

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Garden Pictures 2015

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Early Spring

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First Hellebore!

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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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