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Any I'Dea

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 13:59

Interesting info about British native orchids

 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/gardeningadvice/3335123/How-to-grow-orchids.html 

Any I'Dea

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 13:57

Re the orchid - just leave it as it is - do not use any fertiliser or sprays around it - 

 

Report it to your local Wildlife Trust http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/  they keep records of such things 

Any I'Dea

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 13:31

Think the first one is a Pyramidal Orchid - a rare and wonderful thing and if you've got one of those in your garden you're a very fortunate Percy 

http://www.plantlife.org.uk/wild_plants/plant_species/pyramidal_orchid

 

Second is one of the currants - it should've flowered by now - any fruits to be seen?

 

Third is one of the hardy geraniums - there are several blue ones - it's not Rozanne, that has a white eye.

 

 

 

Moving Garlic

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 12:56

When did you plant it?

Ideas to assist an amatuer gardner

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 12:54

I'm not in your area I'm afraid, but you could try asking at your local nursery or garden centre - they may know of reputable people who would give you a quote. 

Or try asking at the nearest college to you that does horticultural courses - some of their recent college leavers may have started up their own businesses.

Good luck 

Can anyone identify this growth/ bacteria

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 12:51

Yep, brown scale - info here http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=455 

A couple of rose questions

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 12:47
Orchid Lady wrote (see)

What's HT Dove (Hybrid Tea?) if so, then I think it is.  I need to see what colour it is when the flower opens and I'll know what it's called.

Yes, Hybrid Tea - sorry 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 12:32

Hi, do you remember me planting my Bonica rose from Peter Beales' Classic Roses a few weeks ago?

Look at this ...

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48953.jpg?width=350

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48954.jpg?width=350

 

 Isn't it gorgeous? 

Help finding Roscoea

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 12:04

Fidget, thanks for that info - we'll see how R. purps does in the west-facing bed - if it's not happy I'll move it to the Shady Bank 

A couple of rose questions

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 11:42

If it's a climber it will keep growing up and up, and it will throw out some more long canes from the base that continue to grow up and up - if it has a flower bud on it at that height my guess is that it's an HT bush type, but stranger things have happened.  We can only wait and see 

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