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More ID's please woderful people

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 21:03

1. Choisya - don't know which one

2. Woodruff - a herb

3. Forsythia

June Berry at an end

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:47

Woodlice only eat decaying matter - they don't have strong mouthparts - they couldn't eat roots away to a stump - they'd only hoover up other critters' leavings. 

Holy glyphosate, Batman! What's that?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:45

It has a mild mustardy flavour, a bit like nasturtium leaves - I like it in a sandwich with slices of salami

New Member

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:43

You could bring us sunny days and we could have our English rain at night - that'd be ok 

Rose suckers?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:33

Yes, I remember being taught to keep the graft clear of the soil, but I've adopted the new way and now I bury it beneath the surface, as it makes sense to me.

In my experience the most likely cause of suckers is wind rock, and if the bush is planted deeply then hopefully it shouldn't rock and therefore shouldn't sucker. 

Is this Elderflower?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:29

When we get the garage sorted out so we have a bit of space, I shall start wine-making again -  used to really enjoy it 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:25

Panda, those are going to be amazing - they're looking fab already 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:16

What a gorgeous colour that is 

Platn ID - mysterious climber, springing up all over the garden (photos)

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:11

But as I said, don't attempt to dig them out until the the weed killer ha s had time to travel back and kill them.  They snap easily and every little bit left behind will regrow 

Holy glyphosate, Batman! What's that?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:07

Seed pods are totally the wrong shape for Honesty (which isn't a weed in this garden).

That's Jack by the Hedge aka Garlic Mustard  http://www.naturessecretlarder.co.uk/wild-food-useful-plants/jack-by-the-hedge-alliaria-petiolata.htm , a tasty salad leaf for foragers and brilliant food plant for the caterpillars of the Orange-tip butterfly.

It'll die down soon and disappear until next spring 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
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