Berghill


Latest posts by Berghill

Mystery Plant ID

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 17:31

If you left any of that root it will regrow.

Mystery Plant ID

Posted: 08/03/2016 at 13:51

Red Dock!

Cotoneaster

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 12:04

I do spend a lot of time here removing self seeded Cotoneasters of various types, but never seen any outside the garden itself.

White grubs

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 17:53

Could well be, except that they should have legs at the head end. If no legs then wireworm larva is also a possibility.

Vine weevil

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 16:00

Or you could spread it out on concrete and use a flame gun on it, or one of those steam wallpaper strippers. Done both and they work. Then put the compost on your garden.

Jurassic plants

Posted: 29/02/2016 at 14:12

I like the big leaves on Elecampane , Inula helenium .

If you pollard Paulownia tomentosa, every year, the leaves get as big as Elephants ears.

vine weevil

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 13:27

@ TerryH. Sadly they do not seem to sell this stuff to the general public here. There is a product available in the trade which I assume is the same fungus, but it is very expensive, is sold in large quantities and once open has a very short shelf life. Very annoying.

@Goldfinch2 You need a good magnifying glass to see Vine weevil eggs, they are hardly visible to the naked eye. They look a bit like grains of sand.

When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 27/02/2016 at 20:21

Ah a pedantic pedagogue...............me too!

"You can drink water before a Fasting Blood test"

Of course one can drink water, but what they mean is "You may.........

When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 27/02/2016 at 17:48

Another hijacked thread!

I get annoyed with "return back" Return means go back so how can one go back back?

 

 

Auriculars

Posted: 26/02/2016 at 08:54

Should have made myself a bit clearer. By putting them deeper in the pot I meant only to bury the exposed roots, not the stems.

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