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Talkback: Mullein moth

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 06:03

I suppose that for some people the plants are more important than the moths, instead of regarding them as complementary 

not enough bees

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 05:57

This sometimes happens early in the season - don't worry, the insects will find them 

Beetle ID please

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 20:20

That is very beautiful Nut 

Castor oil plant failing

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 20:07

Hi Colette - you picture hasn't uploaded - you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions to upload a photo from a pc.  Sadly it doesn't work for phones - yet.

If you can't get it to work let us know 

Beetle ID please

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 20:02

One of the varieties of hoverflies - don't know which - some do it that way, some do it the other 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 19:57

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/51498.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 Picked another bunch 

Laburnum die back

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 19:50

Laburnum are susceptible to Silverleaf disease http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=245 

gooseberry

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 18:29

I've got Hinnomaki Yellow - a gorgeous gooseberry but totally unsuited for a pot - very sprawling - just thought I'd warn you.

Xenia sound as if they'd be good in a pot http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/gooseberry-xenia/ 

 

brown spots on gooseberries

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 18:25

Something in my head keeps saying "trace element deficiency"  but whether I'm right and if so, which trace element, I have no idea 

What's eating my olive?

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 16:33

The damage to the leaves looks like they've received attention from a leaf-cutter bee - fascinating things and they'll do no lasting damage to the tree.  

I wonder where it's building it's nest?  Have you got one of these in your garden? http://www.montybees.org.uk/content/how-make-homes-solitary-bees 

The yellowing of the leaves is something different - is your tree in a pot or in the open ground?  What's the feeding/watering regime?  

Some info here http://www.mcevoyranch.com/nursery/pests_and_diseases 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 10:57

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 11:25

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38

Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

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

Achillea

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

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

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