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Posted: 09/02/2014 at 17:53

Looks like Feverfew to me too. Personally I prefer even one of my three day migraine attacks to the taste of it.


Posted: 07/02/2014 at 20:49

Sorry Edd, it is just that I have had Virus problems before from following links, so I tend not to do it and I know other folks feel the same way.

I actually caught the mole which was ruining my big central island bed, one down, three to go.

Summat's wrong with the hellebores Verdun

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 20:44

I always remove the old leaves about now, whether there are any new ones or not.

I would also check for aphids on your plants. Unusual, but this year is so mild that many of them have survived and started feeding early. They are the vectors for the Black Death.

I would not be in too big a hurry to destroy the plants, try giving them a good dose of fungicide first.

If it is the Black Death then the plants will die, eventually. But it is a fairly rare occurrence.

We have over 1,000 hellebore hybrids and not seen any signs of it in any of ours (Bows to Hubris).




Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:02

And for those who do not follow links, William 111 is reputed to have died of illness after falling from his horse when it stumbled in a mole run.


Posted: 07/02/2014 at 13:03

They also have been known to kill kings!

Two Unknown Bushes

Posted: 04/02/2014 at 17:44

Wegeila, possibly versicolor and are the bottom two the same plant? The left looks like Lonicera ntitida in its 'golden' form and the right looks like either Euonymus or even a Hebe.

Snowdrops have started

Posted: 03/02/2014 at 20:42

As long as you avoid falling down the mole holes, you are welcome. Oh and bring your gardening gloves, there is a lot of work needing doing.

Snowdrops have started

Posted: 03/02/2014 at 18:09

This is a pot of the Galanthus nivalis which inhabits our garden. We do not think it is straight nivalis as it seems to be sterile.

 And this is what they look like en masse

 There are more as well.

When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

Posted: 02/02/2014 at 20:59

Just starting on ours, but that is because we have over 50 of them and it takes a while to get round to them all.

I do the most exposed ones first and they tend not to shoot for a while yet even when mild like this.


Posted: 02/02/2014 at 20:55

Trouble is there are about 22 species of Pericallis.

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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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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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Olearia x haastii

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Growers or Killers?

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Snowdrops have started

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