Latest posts by Berghill

Chionodoxas and aconites - advice?

Posted: 11/03/2015 at 11:37

This is Scilla luciiliae (Chionodoxa) Valentine's Day without having been eaten.


Yellow magnolia??

Posted: 11/03/2015 at 11:34

We have one called Yellow Bird. Fairly new plant, but so far it has done well.

Chionodoxas and aconites - advice?

Posted: 11/03/2015 at 08:28

Sadly, yes, they will eat the flower buds, even below ground level.


fruit tree wash

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 17:54

That's the one I use. I went and looked at the bottle but never got round to re-posting.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 10:49

Alpine show in Loughborough on Saturday .

Lighting in the Hall is Sodium flare so makes the flower colours hard to capture.


What is my mystery bulb thats growing....

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 10:45

Our species Tulips are flowering. The badger ate all the others though, so none for us this year.

fruit tree wash

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 17:25

I use a Winter Wash based on Horticultural soft soap. Cannot remember the name . It seems to be on sale almost everywhere.

Friend or foe?

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 08:13

Looks very much like Geranium robertianum, aka Herb Robert.  It is a very pretty native wild flower which can become a bit of a seed weed if happy.

Ever been had ??

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 08:11

That is about the normal price for a G. Blewberry Tart, There were some on sale yesterday at the Loughborough AGS show, a single bulb in a pot for £10.

Sorry, but had you ain't been.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 08:02

Nice to see the Bumble bees getting out in the sun.

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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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Alpines for All

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Slup pellets

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Iris sibirica

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Fascinating discovery

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How very frustrating.......

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More work!

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Silly question of the day!

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Bearded Iris

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Nectaroscordum siculum

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