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Latest posts by Berghill

How can I get rid of this?

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 12:22

Oh dear, that is Oxalis cornuta, a real nuisnce. The roots are covered in tiny blubs which break off if you dig it up and then you have even more. The seed explodes out of the seed pod and you soon have more. Roundup will kill it and one of those Flame gun/Weed wands is very satisfying to use on it. Long term job though. Sorry.

Leaf cutting bee help URGENT

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 12:02

Just started to prick out some very valuable seedlings, in desperate need of doing. Found that a leaf cutting bee has filled the pot with grubs all neatly wrapped in leaves. What can I do? I do not want to kill them but we are talking a lot of money here, if I can get these seedlings to selling size.

Damson tree - Possible murder!

Posted: 19/07/2013 at 18:03

Try scratching the bark on one of the thinner brancjes, If tit is still green under the bark then the tree is still alive and may eventually recover. If not then ..................sorry.

Powdery Mildew on my Honeysuckle?

Posted: 19/07/2013 at 16:25

Yes,  fungicide and water, water, water!

Talkback: Gardening makes you happy

Posted: 19/07/2013 at 12:41

What you like doing is what makes you happy. Gardening to a large extent is outside housework. Grass cutting=vacuum cleaning; weeding =- dusting and so on. Who would claim that housework makes one happy except for some of these people with OCD or close to it?

Being out side is a pleasure, but gardening?........................not so sure myself.

 

And before you jump on me if there was a thingy for tongue in cheek I would use it!

Clematis from seed

Posted: 18/07/2013 at 20:36

Yes, some of them take a very long time.

Pruning Clematis Montana

Posted: 18/07/2013 at 17:43

When does it flower Debra?

Help! Help!

Posted: 18/07/2013 at 09:12

Sadly thiis will not grow true from seeds. In fact no apple treee will grow true from seeds.

Plant Identification please

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 20:28

Still think it is Butcher's Broom, but well chewed.

Plant Identification please

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 17:54

It has the appearance of Ruscus aculeatus, aka Butcher's Broom to me. Does it get red berries?

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Clean trousers

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Leaf cutting bee help URGENT

 
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Potato problem

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Plant id

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Photo size

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A mild annoyance

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Helleborus x hybridus

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Timber

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