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Latest posts by Berghill

Climbing "Yardlong" Beans (Fagioli Rampicanti)

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 17:43

We can only grow them at the bottom end of the poly-tunnel where it gets very warm. Have grown them for a few years, but they definitely would not crop outside here, too cold.

Clear white grub / bug

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 17:41

Snap Ceres!

Clear white grub / bug

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 17:40

They are possibly what is known as pot worms. They are harmless, in the same way as earthworms of the ruddy hue are.

Try adding some lime to your soil.

what plant is this

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 21:08

Biennial and the roots are edible. Let it seed if you want more.

what plant is this

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 18:06

Salsify,Tragopogon porrifolius.

Horrible stringy weed - what is it?

Posted: 26/05/2015 at 16:09

And if you are really desperate the roots of Silverweed are supposed to be edible. But definitely don't take my word for that, look it up before trying!

Help identifying this bush / shrub

Posted: 26/05/2015 at 14:16

It was a Hebe of some sort.

Horrible stringy weed - what is it?

Posted: 26/05/2015 at 14:13

It is a Potentilla but not the one generally called Silverweed. The leaves are too green and not as serrated as Silver weed. I could go out and take a picture of the latter, but it is too dratted cold!


Posted: 25/05/2015 at 14:03

Or Viburnum tinus with a bad case of Viburnum beetle?

Or a Rowan in full bloom. Some folks find the scent from them rather lass than pleasant.

Can u please help me identify these

Posted: 24/05/2015 at 18:41

They have the look of Lychnis chalecdonica, but the way my id giving is going at the moment they could be anything but!

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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Camassia changing colour

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

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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