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Posted: 04/02/2015 at 10:35

Morning all. -6°

Good luck Panda.

Woodburner's lit. Shall carry on sorting photos and sticking them in albums, old fashioned I know. Got up to May 2013.

shady, wet spot plant recommendations needed

Posted: 04/02/2015 at 10:29

I've repeated Dove's alchemilla as I got distracted and stopped typing! So Dove got in first.

shady, wet spot plant recommendations needed

Posted: 04/02/2015 at 10:27

Erythronium (dog's tooth violet), alchemilla mollis, primulas, aruncus, Tiarella cordifolia.

Shady spot..what to do?

Posted: 04/02/2015 at 10:09

Golden or variegated shrubs can be nice in shade, they shine out. I have a golden philadelphus in full shade from the house, also a clematis Jean Paul ii, hostas and heucheras.

jasmine id

Posted: 04/02/2015 at 10:05

I've had a look at the label on mine (had forgotten it's name!) and it looks the same as yours - Jasminum polyanthum.

jasmine id

Posted: 04/02/2015 at 09:59

Jasminum sambac is the one usually used for tea. Have a look on Google. Yours looks like the one often grown as a house plant, but sorry, I don't know about tea.

Pruning a grape

Posted: 04/02/2015 at 09:43

It's not too late. It's been a cold winter and grapes should be pruned before the sap rises or they will bleed sap. That usually happens from March, so early February should still be OK. The best time, though is December.

I found this site helpful as it takes you from the beginning with a young vine. 

Buying plants on the Web

Posted: 03/02/2015 at 22:37

People seem to recommend "Crocus".

Poppy Identification

Posted: 03/02/2015 at 22:35

That is a variety of Papaver somniferum, the opium poppy, an annual. Patty's Plum is an oriental poppy with much more divided leaves and perennial.

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