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Latest posts by Berghill

Plant ID pleas

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 09:23

In that case, look out for Manteau de Hermine. That  is much lower growing and double like the one in your picture.

Lost garden tools

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 17:33

And brightly coloured handles make no difference whatsoever. Somewhere in the garden is a bright yellow handled trowel which I lost this afternoon.

Lost garden tools

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 21:17

In this garden I have been known to lose my wife.

Hedging ID

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 17:57

I thought the leaves looked a bit too long and narrow for that.

Lost garden tools

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 17:55

Join the club! And some of them never turn up either!

Hedging ID

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 15:31

Grisellinia littoralis at a guess.

Nasty grubs making a meal of my vibirnum

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 12:47

There are a lot of things which eat leaves to skeletal remains. Some people have described the smell from these grubs as being like Cat urine. As I said, all you can do is spray with a contact insecticide. Not keen on using them myself, but sometimes you have to.

ID for 2 plants. please.

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 12:43

I would go with a Calceolaria for the first one too.

Nasty grubs making a meal of my vibirnum

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 10:34

Does the Viburnum smell appallingly bad? If so then you have a Viburnum beetle infestation. You need to spray with a contact insecticide on the under side of the leaves too.


Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 21:17

My favourites, the Sweet Williams


Discussions started by Berghill

Ptilostemon afer

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Bearded Iris

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Nectaroscordum siculum

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Chlorotic leaves

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Camassia changing colour

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Last Post: 08/05/2015 at 12:54

Health and Safety

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Posting removal

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Garden Pictures 2015

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Early Spring

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First Hellebore!

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Last Post: 05/01/2015 at 09:04

Olearia x haastii

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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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