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Pond algae or some kind of spawn?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 20:29

Nut, it's a very small pond in a bucket - not sure what  predators will have found their way there yet

Making raspberry jam

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 20:24

You can make a sort of fruit compote with Stevia but it will not keep more than a few days, not even in the fridge.  It has to be frozen.

Please identify

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 20:15

Hi John,

It's a Celery-leaved buttercup

Perrenial runner beans?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 19:59

Yes, I've found them growing again after a mild winter.  I did  try allowing a couple to grow on one year, but they didn't produce as well as newly sown runner beans.

Making raspberry jam

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 19:37

Interesting information re jam making

anyone know what type of caterpillar this is please

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 19:18

The rose leaves sound as if the Rose Sawfly larvae have been at work - it's that time of year - they don't do any long-term damage in my experience.

As for the other caterpillars - have a look here and see if you can spot them

Can bramble push through mulch?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 18:54

Bluetits usually nest in holes in hollow trees or in a nestbox with a small hole - are you sure the nest was that of a bluetit? 

plants i ordered from here have not come,they were free but you had to pay post

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 18:12

Caroline, you need to send an email to this address

Is this an arrogance?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 17:56

Is this an arrogance?

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 17:51
pansyface wrote (see)
...  I still don't have any smilies so please imagine a lot of them.

Have you tried going back to Advanced Editor? I had a problem earlier but by changing back and forth between Basic and Advanced I seem to have cleared it ...

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Visit to Bressingham Gardens

Monday 27th July 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 20:16

Foxglove 'Illumination Pink'

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Last Post: 22/07/2015 at 12:15

ID please

Can't remember  
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Last Post: 17/07/2015 at 12:44

Flower ID please

Spring flower in Northern Brittany  
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Last Post: 10/07/2015 at 06:56

Sisyrinchium striatum

Aunt May 
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Last Post: 05/07/2015 at 10:10

The reason I'm not weeding

And it's not laziness ...  
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Last Post: 07/07/2015 at 09:35

Markings on hosta leaves

What can I do about this pest? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2015 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 ... 
Replies: 15    Views: 430
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
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