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Latest posts by Daintiness

Plant ID, updates and confirmations.

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:19

I echo nutcutlet. Get them out now!

Dianthus Cuttings

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 10:02

Morning! How successful would taking dianthus cuttings now be? I'm wondering if they would take well now ...any thoughts?

Wildlife pond

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 20:07

If you have a freegle group in your area, it might be worth putting a wanted post for some pond plants. I often give away plants on our site and they go like hot cakes.

Plant 2

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 20:03

Got any fruit trees nearby? It looks like it could be a sucker from fruit tree root stock.

Talkback: Growing camellias

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 23:11

Your plant will grow and thrive if happy. Make sure you give it a feed after it has flowered - use food for camelias/rhododendrons/azaelas which is sold in all good GCs. The other thing I would say is don't let it go short of water in the autumn when it makes its buds for next year's flowers and you should have a lovely show next year.

Plant I-D

Posted: 02/04/2014 at 16:53

I agree. The first one is an Astilbe. Sorry don't know the second but someone will...

good morning everyone

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 11:15

As Dave has said depends which conifer and how much you are taking off. Some conifers will not regrow if you cut too far back. If you post a photo someone should be able to advise you better.

Who's poo? (Hedgehog?)

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 11:13

I put out ready made hedgehog food which looks like cat biscuits with the catchy title of ...'The Right Food For ...Hedgehogs'  which is very popular with my hedgehogs. Available from big branches of Tescos and Wilkos.

Climber for shady wall?

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 19:10

I can't see the leaves clearly but if you post another picture of the leaves, I'm sure we could identify it for you. It looks like an evergreen. I'm guessing but maybe a pyracantha...

Climber for shady wall?

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 18:51

Are you sure that is a climbing hydrangea opposite? Mine is only just coming into leaf and the foliage is much brighter than yours.

Discussions started by Daintiness


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Baby bird at bottom of garden

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Frogspawn 2015

charting the frogspawn across the country 
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poorly privet

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

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Tree surgeons not getting to root of problem!

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Hyde Hall Flower Festival

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Clematis id needed

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