Dovefromabove


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Tall wild flower ID help

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 13:09

That looks like a nice example of Purple Toadflax .... Linaria purpurea ... self sows itself around but is easily recognised and removed if it strays out of it's allotted area, and as you say, loved by bees 

Tall wild flower ID help

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 13:03

Hi ... afraid your photo hasn't appeared ...... start with the camera icon and follow instructions ... if it doesn't appear try reducing the size 


Identify please

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 12:56

Not sure what your supplier means by the term 'virgin topsoil' ... does it mean nothing's ever been grown in it before?  Sounds a bit odd 


I've always bought  'sieved topsoil' which has been sieved to ensure no large stones or perennial roots.


It does look like Coltsfoot before ... maybe it flowered before you got the soil .......... it is one of the first flowers of spring.  


Where have you used the rest of the soil?


I'd be having a word with the supplier ...  I wouldn't be at all happy with that 

Another ID from a novice gardener...

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 12:38

Not sure about teasel ...... could be Bristly Ox-tongue ......... take a close look at the bristles and compare them as described here http://drmgoeswild.com/two-similar-but-different-blistery-bristly-leaved-plants/ 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 12:33

I'll add chunky cardi to the list Topbird 


Welcome Luke ... gorgeous dahlia ... it's early! 

Identify please

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 12:31

I think that's Coltsfoot ........ were there yellow flowers earlier in the spring before the leaves appeared?


http://wildflowerfinder.org.uk/Flowers/C/Coltsfoot/Coltsfoot.htm 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 11:40

Hello Mary and welcome aboard 


Warm wooly for Wonky in progress as we speak Joyce 

Resurrected Fourteen

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 11:17

Hello all and welcome to Mollis ........ have we all been doing something useful while waiting for the tech team to sort the glitch ? 

Last edited: 01 June 2017 11:18:15

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 01/06/2017 at 11:12

Hello everyone


There was a bit of a glitch getting June started but now the forum's back up and running (thanks to Nora and the team) so, let's get on with it .......... 

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