London (change)
Today 21°C / 15°C
Tomorrow 16°C / 13°C

Berghill


Latest posts by Berghill

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.

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

Photo does not load

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

Discussions started by Berghill

Growers or Killers?

Replies: 37    Views: 870
Last Post: 06/07/2014 at 12:33

Snowdrops have started

Replies: 9    Views: 514
Last Post: 05/02/2014 at 07:54

Shredder Bosch AXT2000HP

Replies: 5    Views: 447
Last Post: 31/01/2014 at 15:24

Opposite of gloating

Replies: 2    Views: 332
Last Post: 19/01/2014 at 22:49

Clean trousers

Replies: 22    Views: 660
Last Post: 17/01/2014 at 11:01

Adonis amurensis

Replies: 1    Views: 345
Last Post: 11/01/2014 at 18:19

Shredder

Replies: 29    Views: 1855
Last Post: 16/12/2013 at 21:56

hurrah-first-discovery-of-the-new-season

Replies: 2    Views: 582
Last Post: 18/08/2013 at 19:37

Leaf cutting bee help URGENT

 
Replies: 20    Views: 1173
Last Post: 05/08/2013 at 23:25

Potato problem

Replies: 4    Views: 813
Last Post: 20/05/2013 at 17:03

Plant id

Replies: 11    Views: 585
Last Post: 09/05/2013 at 20:47

Photo size

Replies: 7    Views: 497
Last Post: 09/05/2013 at 21:44

Sheds

Replies: 3    Views: 804
Last Post: 19/04/2013 at 21:04

A mild annoyance

Replies: 4    Views: 650
Last Post: 07/01/2013 at 17:57

Helleborus x hybridus

Replies: 3    Views: 729
Last Post: 04/01/2013 at 15:26
1 to 15 of 20 threads