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Usual Problem

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 06:32

Yes, I agree with Bekkie - that's escaped from here

 Many of the brassicas have similar flowers, but that looks very much like oilseed rape to me - brother has acres of it. 


Posted: 12/07/2014 at 06:29

Good morning all 

David, that's going to look amazing!!!

The weather forecaster on R4 just said that it's a sunny morning in the east - shall I phone up and tell her it isn't 

Identification required please

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 20:38

No idea about the begonia, but I think the campanula is either C. poscharskyana or C. portenschlagiana both very similar, one more rampant than the other - think it's the first that's more rampant. 


Posted: 11/07/2014 at 20:27
bekkie hughes wrote (see)
They are unbelieveable! Got to be a whole days calories in a pack!

Probably more than that 

We're eating a bar of dark chocolate with caramel bits - but we are sharing 


Another ID problem

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 19:55

Salix caprea - goat willow?

Idenifying a catapiller

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 19:49

Didn't think it would have been an orange slug - even with a blurry photograph.  

Perhaps it was a large orange rice crispy 


Posted: 11/07/2014 at 19:47

Traditionally straw was spread over the strawberry bed (hence straw berry

 Nowadays you can buy Strawberry Mats - google them and you'll find different stockists and suggestions of how to make some yourself. 

Idenifying a catapiller

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 19:35

From the photo I don't think that's Arion rufus - the orange slug - we have lots of them here - but the photo isn't clear ....

 Nikki - did it look like this?


what is the name of my house plant

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 19:25


Ajuga Burgundy Glow

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 19:24

Perfect - it will spread so give it room. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:27

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 14:46


How to get around the current problem .... 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 22:02

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 08:23

A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 05/06/2014 at 21:07

Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 16:54

Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 11:28

Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 15:26

Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 22:02
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