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gladioli

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 12:55

The main pest of Gladiolus is G. thrips. Were the grubs small and yellow?

Updates..illumination pink and wild swan

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 12:51

There is an Anemone rivularis which is the exact image of A.Wild Swan, but a lot easier to grow and a lot lot less invasive than any of the Anemone japonica types.

White with a blue reverse and palmate leaves.

WHAT IS IT

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 17:55

Cheisrmas cherry is Solanum capsicastrum or Solanum Pseudo-Capsicum,

something for all you mole haters

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 16:34

Well if it works as well as the sonic ones then the moles will be digging a ballroom under the radio and holding dances. We had more mole hills when we used one of those sonic repeller things.

can you name this plant please

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 10:29

Trouble is there are lots of Loniceras with red berries like that. If it flowered in Winter then it could be L. fragrantissima. I assume it is a shrub and not a climber?

Elecampane Inula helenium

Posted: 03/08/2013 at 10:25

Never found that it falls over, but agree with Nutcutlet on everything else. You would really need to remove the faded flowers assiduously or have them grow all over the place. Having said that, the seedlings are dead easy to pull out.

Can anyone identify this

Posted: 02/08/2013 at 20:58

Sedum for sure, but it may have white or pale pink flowers rather than yellow ones.

Veronicastrums.....who's growing them

Posted: 02/08/2013 at 17:51

We have a pink one which has produced fasciated flowers every year since we got it. Makes them into a very substantial blossom.

plant trouble

Posted: 02/08/2013 at 17:48

As far as I can see and a closer picture of it would help, it looks like Powdery mildew. Try washing it off the leaves to begin with.

Shockers

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 21:38

Grim the Collier, Hieracium aurantiacum,  dear me what a terrrible thug that is. I have never planted it but somehow it has appeared and even with liberal amounts of Verdone weedkiller, it is  as bad as Clover in the 'lawn'. The other Hieracium which can be a real seed weed is. H. maculatum, the one which looks as if someone has dripped black ink on the leaves.

A couple of fill the space rapidly plants for me are Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, but despite filling a huge space, I cannot get pieces of it to grow elsewhere and Perovskia atriplicifolia,Russian Sage. New pieces are now coming up in the lawn from the border where it is planted.

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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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Opposite of gloating

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Clean trousers

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Shredder

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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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Sheds

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A mild annoyance

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Helleborus x hybridus

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