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Whatever it is, I'm sure its flowers will be of great interest to pollinating insects - that's undoubtedly why you're growing it
Good morning all
Bright sunshine here, but grey clouds moving in from the west bringing us that rain. Just what we need - we had a little rain overnight and the garden was very grateful
Hope saltmines not too bad for those of you who can't find a way to stay at home today
Sounds lovely Panda
Wonky - glad everyone enjoyed Calamity Jane
See you in the morning folks
Or the fluffy bits could be scale insects which suck the sap.
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The first pic looks like Fairy Ring toadstools (how appropriate at Midsummer ). Brush them off before mowing or if you're worried about the dogs eating them.
No idea what the little yellow blobs are, but they'll be some sort of fungi breaking down the mulch - they won't harm your plants - the world depends on fungi breaking down organic matter
GillyScreen - always always always use garden chemicals at the dilution specified on the packaging - no more, no less.
How absolutely gorgeeous - the dresses and the girls
Lily, yesterday was Betrothal Celebrations
Sounds as if that 10 year old could/should be drafted in for any heavy lifting, digging, lugging that needs doing in the future
Thought the OP said the second picture - isn't that the one with the lawn on the left and a cultivated area with possibly a fruit tree on the right? Or have I misunderstood
It's one of those gardening myths. Picking off the potato flowers makes no discernible difference to the yield.