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Posted: 08/05/2015 at 21:16

Oh dear Hosta - do take it steady - knees is funny things - I know, I've got two of 'em

Apparently Wonky has fallen for that choisya on GW this evening.  I've looked it up and they sell it at Notcutts - I suppose we'd better go and have a look at the weekend

I forgot to confess to what followed me home from Homebase didn't I? 

One Water Avens (Geum rivale) - I've already got one behind the pond, but I need another. One Brunnera Jack Frost, and One Pulmonaria Trevi Fountain.  That's not a lot really is it?

Where have all my fishes gone?

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 20:32

I've known herons cope with more complex obstacles than yours TzsasMum - and with small gardens with dogs and people - he'll be in your garden just as the day is dawning, and he'll take whatever he can get, no matter how small, even tiddlers - he's got a family to feed at this time of year.

He's still my best bet.

vine weevil or alien bugs

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 20:29

My daughter has plans to develop vine weevil grubs that only eat Ground Elder roots!   .............. nothing like being ambitious

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 20:26

Well, they're smaller than Lyn's at the moment, you'll have to grow them on a bit - but the seed came from the National Collection in Wales  'cos it's in the same village as Aunty B, so they're a bit special - but aqulegias are pretty novice-friendly - even slugs and snails don't like them

Where have all my fishes gone?

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 20:22

Primary suspect - heron

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 19:20

Wonky, would you like some aquilegias like Lyn's?  I have some spares

beautiful birds

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 19:17

You lucky thing

What is this plant ?

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 19:15
1Runnybeak1 wrote (see)

Never mind Lily, at least you are trying to be helpful 

Much more helpful that me

vine weevil or alien bugs

Posted: 08/05/2015 at 19:14

It could be one of the beetle larvae, even stag beetle larvae - they start off quite small and grow and get whiter

Stag Beetles and their larvae are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act.


Here are some other beetle larvae

Beetle and chafer larvae have legs - vine weevil larvae are legless.

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: Today at 12:41

Shock!!! Horror!!!

Whatever next??? 
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Last Post: 25/06/2015 at 19:10


Congratulations to you both ... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2015 at 19:25

ID please - is this Toothwort?

Can anyone confirm 
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Last Post: 15/06/2015 at 15:20

I was going to mow the lawn but ......................

Excuses, excuses, excuses .......... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:15

Hail storms in East Anglia tomorrow/Friday!?!?!?

Weather warning! 
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Last Post: 11/06/2015 at 19:34

Good intentions ...

Things I really must get around to doing ... one day ... 
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Last Post: 14/06/2015 at 09:09

Frost tonight!!!???

Check your local forecast ... 
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Last Post: 09/06/2015 at 10:01

Clematis cuttings

Where shall I put them? 
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Last Post: 07/06/2015 at 17:45

Visit The Old Vicarage Gardens East Ruston - Friday 5th June

Would anyone like to come along? 
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Last Post: 05/06/2015 at 20:09

ID for hardy geranium please

Does anyone recognise this one? 
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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 09:02

Conference on Ancient Trees and Orchards

Open to all 
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Last Post: 25/05/2015 at 22:47

Chris Beardshaw et moi ;-)

I couldn't resist ..................................... 
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Last Post: 24/05/2015 at 10:37

Hostas - they're so ............. fussy!

Some like the shade, some need the sun, some like sun some of the time ... 
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Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 20:55


Do bees become addicted? 
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Last Post: 30/04/2015 at 15:24
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