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Any idea what this is?

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 12:48

I still think it's clary, salvia family. Do it's leaves have any smell? There are white ones as well as blue.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 10:31

Good morning Marion.

Pat, when you click on the oak tree icon you will probably get an error message after you have selected your photo, click on bottom right where it says OK and it will go away. But if you don't have a lap top like mine, eg tablet, you may have to click on something else. If you have slow broadband, like me, you will have to wait a bit for each stage.

Weed or not?

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 10:08

Not "Monch", I have that. Plant is shorter, not so upright, fatter leaves.

Weed or not?

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 09:30

I think it's horseweed or Canadian fleabane (same thing)

Weed or not?

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 09:20

I'm pretty sure it's a weed that has masses of little white flowers that then turn into fluffy seeds like mini dandelions and get everywhere. But I just can't remember the name. They often grow on waste ground and are very common here.


Posted: 22/06/2015 at 09:05

Thank you

How to set up a soaker hose system ?

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 08:49

I've used a soaker hose, but it's not on a timer. I just attach the hose from the tap to it. It worked very well at first in a long narrow bed but as plants grew up and weeds started it became harder to see when weeding and planting and I put my fork through it several times so it's now fairly useless!

I have one for the veg garden as well which also worked well for tomatoes and courgettes, but this year I haven't got round to dealing with it. It can be a bit of a fiddle to wind it round the places you want it, especially when it was new and a bit stiff, and it needs to be pegged down.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 08:32

Oh dear Will! Will they get over it?


Posted: 22/06/2015 at 08:30

Good morning all.

Hello Nanny Beach, think you are new to this thread, so welcome.

Son 2 rang at 6.30, I have a new baby grandson! Only 12 hours since we said goodbye to them yesterday!

Sambucus nigra HELP black lace not flowering?

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 21:53

Last year I didn't prune mine in March as I heard I would get more flowers. It grew huge and had hardly any flowers. This year I pruned it hard in March and it's a better shape and it had flowers. I think they have minds of their own!

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