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Latest posts by Berghill

Bluebells - White and Pink?

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 10:38

Sorry, but that means they have been contaminated with the genes of the Spanish Bluebell. Native ones come in blue and never pink.

Should I keep my alliums?

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 21:28

As soon as the flowers have finished, the bulb has then gone into hibernation.

Plant ID please

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:59

Told you my eyesight is no longer any good.

Aliums

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:04

Ok, not to worry. What has happened is that your single planted bulb has split and now you have 2 bulbs. The reason for their lack of height could be down to lack of food.  The need feeding when the leaves first appear. Once the flower arrives the leaves have finished their bulb feeding duties and are dying down for their Summer rest. Leaving them to set seed may be pretty but it does take an awful lot out of the plant. So that is the answer, feed them next early winter and remove the spent flower heads.

Plant ID please

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:01

The other possibility is S. pubescens microphylla Superba.

What is this plant

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 14:07

They beat me to it.

Ferns

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 14:05

As long as they are not bracken, they are very susceptilbe to tranlocatable weed killers. Bracken a bit more difficult and often needs more than one application.

help

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 12:30

And for anyone unfamiliar with this pest here is an image.

http://i703.photobucket.com/albums/ww32/Owdboggy/lilybeetlecopy.jpg

anual or perenial

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 12:20

If the slugs leave them alone, they often set seed and soon you have a patch of them. Or if you are like us, you  have a HUGE patch of them.

Tilston Garden Trail

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 12:17

Whittington near Oswestry does something similar similar, but cannot remember when.

Burton, on the Wirral also has one coming up soon.

 

 

 

 

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