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Latest posts by Daintiness

Ivy! Around my tree

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 23:17

Cut the ivy at the base. The ivy attached to the tree will then die and will be easier to remove. Any regrowth from the base can be treated with glysophate - avaiable from most stores.

Identifying plants given as a gift years ago

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 23:13

Cistus

Geranium

Vinca

Wild plant ID

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 23:32

Snap!! 

Wild plant ID

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 23:31

It's purple loosestrife - Lythrum salicaria

ID This Tree and Help Please

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 20:03

Looks like yew. If they were not planted that long ago, I would suspect lack of water as their root run is not established enough - you would need to keep them well watered over the summer and in dry periods.

Plant. ID please!

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 17:22

Definitely not a fremontodendron. Looks more similar to a camellia leaf. A picture of the actual shrub would help a lot.

Unknown Plant

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 17:16

Looks like an ash tree

Cheap alternative for basket / trough liners?

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 23:08

I use an empty compost bag turned inside out - they are black on the inside. Most of the big bags reach the length of my troughs. I fold them around at the ends to get a good fit . I usually make some holes about an inch up the sides to allow water to be retained at the bottom. You don't see the black for long as the plants soon cover it. 

Geranium - but what type?

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 18:05

Looks like Claridge Druce to me but as Nutcutlet says here are so many  different variations it is hard to be sure.

Shrub id

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 19:51

I wonder if it is one of the Sorbus family...looks like my whitebeam but I think the leaves are not quite the same...

Discussions started by Daintiness

Clematis id needed

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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 20:29

Dianthus Cuttings

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Last Post: 12/04/2014 at 10:43

Followed threads

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Last Post: 17/03/2014 at 21:58

Butterfly sightings 2014

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Last Post: 14/04/2014 at 17:26

For those with cat, fox or other animal problems....

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Last Post: 05/03/2014 at 15:35

Spawn 2014

Frogspawn and toadspawn arrival 
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Last Post: 23/03/2014 at 14:13

Dessert apples - glut!

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Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 10:13

ID needed

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Last Post: 21/09/2013 at 13:09

can-you-id-this-vine

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Last Post: 20/08/2013 at 06:11

Hibiscus Handling

 
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Last Post: 04/08/2013 at 23:23

Cucumber or courgette?

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Last Post: 17/06/2013 at 21:51

Tree Tomato - any tips?

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Last Post: 12/06/2013 at 10:45

Is this spring worse than last year's?

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Last Post: 14/04/2013 at 22:49

Frogspawn 2013

Spread of frogspawn across the country... 
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Last Post: 22/03/2014 at 09:25

Which? Compost reviews

which composts perform best 
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