Berghill


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Cobnuts are in season. How to use them?

Posted: 14/09/2016 at 15:14

All we do is lightly roast them and store in an airtight jar. I eat an ounce of them every day to help with my cholesterol control.

Pulmonaria

Posted: 13/09/2016 at 17:37

Usual way is to take rooted pieces off.

MYSTERY PLANT GROWING

Posted: 10/09/2016 at 15:58

They do sucker, if you are lucky.. Wish mine would.

Identity help needed please!

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 16:09

Is it perhaps an Olearia macrodonta?

Planting beds in a greenhouse

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 14:31

The biggest problem with beds in the glasshouse is removing and replacing the soil in them which you really need to do every few years or risk a build up of pathogens which reduce the cropping.

Please help me identify

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 14:28

It certainly does look like Geum, probably urbanum, which is an terrible seed weed.

Cyclamen

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 21:01

Not C, purpurescens either. Leaves are wrong. That is a fairly standard C. persicum. Kept in the right conditions it will flower for months. Not hardy though so once temps drop below 5c it is going to struggle.

Plant id please - red berries

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 20:56

Could be Lonicera maackii. In which case, no the berries are not eidble to humans.

Badgers destroying plum tree

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 17:22

Young one certainly could. they are also very good climbers. All you can really do is to protect the tree. Encircle  it with wire netting or if your pocket runs to it try an electrified fence.

Plant identification No. 2 please

Posted: 07/09/2016 at 15:38

Does have the look of the native Privet which is deciduous rather than evergreen so the leaves are a lighter green than the normal hedging type.

Discussions started by Berghill

Urgent -re Damsons

 
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Pheasant damage

 
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Two shrubs for id

 
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A Few May Flowers

 
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Liverwort on seed pots

 
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Shrub id

 
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Barnardia numidica

 
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Oemleria cerasiformis

 
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Hellebores

 
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Monty Don and Potting compost

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The Bee Border

 
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The mole hole to end all moleholes

 
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Olearia pruning

 
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Alpines for All

 
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Slup pellets

 
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