Latest posts by DorsetUK


Posted: 04/06/2015 at 19:21

Invasive is the word.  We've tons of it in the wood near the river, turns it into a 'jungle experience' at times

Fencing Dilemma

Posted: 03/06/2015 at 22:02

I expect he has suggested overlapping the wall as otherwise every fence panel would have to cut (made) to a different height

Plant (weed?) identification

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 07:51

It's Herb Robert and you'll get a load of them if you leave it, mostly where you don't want them of course

Turning ugly waste land into edible garden

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 20:14

I once grew herbs in my south facing, against the wall, small front border.  It wasn't the mint that was the problem, it was the sage.  Grew like a Russian vine.  I had to to put it somewhere else in the end

Help with spuds and toms

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 11:40

I've got 5 Duke of York in a container and they are about 2-3 feet tall and all upright.  I know there's pots underneath as I've had a couple of little ones just to check.  Got a packet from the Range just to try out

Turning ugly waste land into edible garden

Posted: 27/05/2015 at 08:01

Sage, Lad's Love, Rosemary, Mint, Lemon Balm in large pots, preferably plastic pots so less likely to get nicked. 

Mystery Weeds - - Need help identifying!!

Posted: 26/05/2015 at 10:56


These goatsbeard plants are in Dorset UK



Mystery Weeds - - Need help identifying!!

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 20:25

2nd one looks like goatsbeard but the photos are too small really

Asparagus New Shoots

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 17:55

Asparagus New Shoots

Posted: 25/05/2015 at 13:52

NB2 My Dad used to say that and a few other things which he wouldn't translate. . They came in handy when I got bullied at school in Somerset

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Victorian shrub/small tree

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an incomer self seeded

white lily/iris like plant 
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Green Orchids in trouble 
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more than one sort 
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as in garden company 
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Last Post: 30/09/2014 at 18:42

teeny weeny caterpillars

on my beautiful rose bush this evening 
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Last Post: 25/06/2014 at 21:51

Yellow Flag (Iris) but not the usual

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Last Post: 31/10/2014 at 08:38

Herb ident please

soft grey/green foliage on woody stems, hardy 
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