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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


Posted: 15/08/2015 at 16:42

OH couldn't find me when he came home from work - I was reading my book under the ash trees

what are these?

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 16:28
Victoria Sponge wrote (see)

I wasn't correcting you, if it looked like that Dove?

Your post wasn't there when I replied (I must be a slow typer)

No that's fine - just didn't want people trying to look up pink campion and not find it - red campion is it's proper name


jo47 wrote (see)

If you look at the size of the bugle flowers......... couldn't some of the pink ones be wild geraniums.......... I have several differnt ones of these growing about the path and they look shorter than the daisies........ 

Do you mean Cranesbill?  Can't see any ...

Frustrating longshot

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 16:24

Have a look and see if it's amongst this lot

Votes please, and a quick questions...

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 15:56

For me it has to be the holly - but you'll need to clip it and start making it a formal shape, then it will look fabulous.   

My reasoning is:

I know that holly can be clipped and kept to a size that will suit that pot.

If we don't know what type the pine is, it might not be happy being kept closely confined.  

That's my thought anyway


 Oh, and yes, JI No 3 loam based compost




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