Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Plant id please, just leaves at the mo.

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 07:08

No, I'm going down the salad leaf route - possibly an oak-leaf type lettuce.

Can you remember what things you bought and we'll see if these look like any of them

What plant is identifiable to which member?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 07:02

Mike - I am chuffed - I've always felt that as I got older there would be a bit of the "Waiting for God Diana" character about me - you may be the first to have spotted it   


Posted: 27/05/2014 at 06:54

Good morning all 

The weather gods are watering the garden again .... think they plan to keep on doing it until the weekend - bring a mac Chicky, although I think Sunday promises to be drier 

I'm going to meet up for lunch today with a gardening foodie friend to swap some tomato plants   Must find some labels for the ones I'm giving her  - at the moment the pots are in trays and only one of each is labelled. 

By the way folks - the Met Office are warning of some chilly nights in their UK forecast for the first bit of June  !!!

Hardening off - is this a good way?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 06:38

Just thought I'd mention that the Met Office UK forecast mentions the likelihood of some chilly nights during the first half of June - it doesn't say how chilly ................ 

what is this?

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 21:38

I agree with Maggienewgardener - Calendula officinalis - the seedheads are a clear giveaway 

What plant is identifiable to which member?

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 19:50

Fishy, all spare tyres are strictly ignored on this forum - they are purely reserves of energy, like with camels 

You're quiet and retiring and you love poetry - then you're an 'Early Cowslip' (John Clare) 

ID if poss please

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 17:04

Alan .......... where's the pic?

What is this weed?

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 17:03

It looks like a tree root suckering.  

What plant is identifiable to which member?

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 16:59
KEF wrote (see)

...........I think this thread will be funny or naughty  .............

I think it'll be both 

Buddleja Lochinch Problem

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 16:57

Thank Fg  - I wasn't about for a bit 

A sunnier spot would be good - when it's in flower the butterflies will love feeding on the warm nectar 

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What do you think?  
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I can't seem to find it .............. 
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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

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