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what are these?

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 20:08
cathy43 wrote (see)

Ox eye daisy...

They're all UK native flowers

Rhubarb, Isle of Ely

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 20:05

There are some very good names around there

Sweet peas have succumbed to powdery mildew again

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 19:59

Some people are confused about powdery mildew and think it's caused by the plant being too wet ... it's the opposite - powdery mildew attacks plants that are weakened by drought.

A bucket full of water every rain-free day in the summer wouldn't be too much.

Plant ID

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 19:55

It's a Snowberry - symphoricarpos


Posted: 15/08/2015 at 19:53

Welcome aboard Uptomeneck - pleased to meet you

Wasps on sunflower plants?

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 19:49

They won't do any harm - if they're wasps they're probably looking for aphids to eat ... but could they be hover flies?

Pruning (of sorts)

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 18:02

More to the point, will he ........ ???  

Rhubarb, Isle of Ely

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 17:29

In the Isle of Ely there's a place called Grunty Fen - it holds (or used to hold) an annual rhubarb festival.  Whether that has anything to do with your rhubarb I have no idea, but it may be worth exploring further.

Votes please, and a quick questions...

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 17:20

They look great Tootles

As for the pines - have you got a north-facing corner over by the boundary fence I can see in the reflection?

French Dwarf Beans

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 16:46

It's not a problem - some varieties of french beans have purplish or reddish blotches on the pods - absolutely nothing to worry about

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