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what have i got here?

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 17:21

Oh!  How did that happen?

Not sure about Salix caprea - leaves don't look right to me - but I haven't got a better suggestion and Nut's usually right in these matters

 

 

what have i got here?

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 17:13

Hi tractor-gw (is that tractor agricultural or Ipswich Town FC related?)

To upload a picture you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your posts.  Afraid it doesn't work for iPhones - yet

Himalayan Knotweed

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 17:12
pansyface wrote (see)

I live a very sheltered life - I'd never heard of Himalayan knotweed. 

Something new to worry about now.

It's coming to get us Pansyface

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 17:01

Well done KEF's niece and the best of luck in whatever she decides to to - my understanding is that nowadays ballet schools make sure that academic studies are not neglected - they know that dancers need a life after ballet

I've just booked tickets for us to see Much Ado at The Minack when we're in Cornwall - must take cushions, thermal undies, waterproofs, pasties, flask of coffee and beer for OH.

Bats in the belfry

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 16:51

I remember hearing recently (radio or tv) that contrary to popular belief, bats have some vision - however their echolocation is far superior.

Bats in the belfry

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 16:29

Grow nectar sources for night-flying moths http://www.foxleas.com/PDF/Nectar%20plants%20for%20M.pdf

Himalayan Knotweed

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 16:26

Think Pansyface was referring to Himalayan Balsam, not Himalayan Knotweed.

The Knotweed will need weedkiller - I'd use glyphosate.

Unidentified Pest

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 16:22

Think pieris lacebugs are brown rather than white https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=663

Doesn't look like vine weevil to me.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 16:15

Keeping out of the cream/jam/cream debate - I've made a batch of cheese scones

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/87917.jpg?width=256&height=350&mode=max

 Help yourselves .......

Unidentified Pest

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 16:09

It looks to me like one of the scale insects and their white waxy egg masses https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=224

The plant may look healthy now but inless got rid of the scale insects will suck the sap from it and weaken it.

Good luck

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