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Latest posts by Daintiness

Prune a Buddleja

Posted: 07/05/2015 at 08:37

Be brave Dave! Buddleias are very difcult to kill and they will appreciate your braveness. If you do it asap as per the advice above you will avoid the wind snapping bits off or at worst splitting the stem - more heartache for you in the long run. You can do it !!   

Tree Identification needed

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 16:13

     I should have said this photo was taken at the end of June last year.

Tree Identification needed

Posted: 05/05/2015 at 21:43

 Can anyone identify the tree in this picture for me? Thank you

first butterfly seen today

Posted: 05/05/2015 at 21:08

I think it looks like a Holly Blue. The underwing is not like a common blue. Good shots! Is it sitting on a Nandina?

first butterfly seen today

Posted: 30/04/2015 at 20:29

I saw my first orange tip today - Essex 

White Beam problems

Posted: 23/04/2015 at 17:02



 A couple of pictures of my tree today. It appears where the leaves have stayed on, there is die back.


Gardening glove suggestions?

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 21:36

Gold leaf ones for thorns - worth the money esp. when I cut my hawthorn hedge. Wish I had bought them years ago.


Can You Identify this Bird?

Posted: 10/04/2015 at 09:27

Looks like a male sparrowhawk to me. Well done to get the shot!

Sorry, another ID please!

Posted: 10/04/2015 at 09:18

Looks like foxglove to me. Let us know when it flowers who was right! 

Is it just me?

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 12:03

Topbird, I think you should forward you post to the company as I did. You have made some very valid points.

The more people that do, the more likely they are to address the problem.


Discussions started by Daintiness


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Black spider ...ID needed

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How much to charge...

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Last Post: 21/08/2015 at 00:31

Baby bird at bottom of garden

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Last Post: 31/07/2015 at 18:31

Tree Identification needed

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Last Post: 09/05/2015 at 14:24

Plant id needed

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Last Post: 08/04/2015 at 10:59

Is it just me?

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Last Post: 08/04/2015 at 19:24

Lidl surprises

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Last Post: 15/03/2015 at 15:47

Frogspawn 2015

charting the frogspawn across the country 
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Last Post: 08/04/2015 at 10:23

poorly privet

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Last Post: 12/07/2015 at 13:29

Can you help id a plant I've been given?

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Last Post: 02/10/2014 at 21:32

Tree surgeons not getting to root of problem!

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Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 08:04

Quince Quandry

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Last Post: 09/10/2014 at 17:17

Hyde Hall Flower Festival

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Clematis id needed

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