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Posted: 11/06/2017 at 19:58

Have a look at Physalis/Chinese Lantern .......... I'm not saying it is, but there's a similarity and it can be very invasive.

What do the roots look like?

Last edited: 11 June 2017 19:58:40

Help needed please with laurel hedge issues...

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 19:27

Another case of 'size isn't everything' , wouldn't you say Lyn 

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 19:22

Glad someone had some luck today    ... positive thoughts to Wonky and her Lovely Hub please ... they're dealing with the aftermath after the washing machine spewed water all over the kitchen and down into the basement, damaging furnishings and electrics and leaving them with a damp basement and a dead washing machine  

She says she's still coming here tomorrow ... I've told her to make up her mind in the morning. 

Need help identifying Boston Ivy

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 17:22

The top photo (green leaves) looks like Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia 

The second photo (red tinge) looks like Boston Ivy  Parthenocissus tricuspidata 

Aftercut all in one overdose!

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 17:16

Even if you've applied it correctly, parts of the lawn will go black where the moss is being killed.

However, if you're sure you've over applied, give the lawn as much water as you can bear without turning it into glue, to dilute it.  Then cross your fingers and wait.  

You're not the first and you won't be the last ....... we'll cross our fingers for you.  

Friend or foe - whose are these eggs?

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 15:42

Or yes, do it Nature's way, just as Muddle up says 

Friend or foe - whose are these eggs?

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 15:39

And why not try sowing them ... growing something from seeds you've gathered and sown yourself is such a buzz!  And free 

Just get a pot of compost, sprinkle the seeds on the surface ... sprinkle a very fine layer of compost over the top ... put in a shady corner and keep damp (not wet) and wait ........ if you've got slugs and snails in the garden it might be an idea to stand the pot on a tray of gravel to discourage them. 

Friend or foe - whose are these eggs?

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 15:33

No need to be embarrassed ... you don't know what you don't know  

Never be afraid to ask ... we won't laugh at you (we may smile a little to ourselves, but only because we remember what it was like when we hardly knew anything) and no one knows everything and we all carry on blithely making mistakes and learning more as we go along   Join the club 

Friend or foe - whose are these eggs?

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 15:23

Those are the seeds of those little violas - Violet, viola and pansy seed pods split open into three sections when the seeds are ripe,

You can sow them and get more plants 

Last edited: 11 June 2017 15:28:12

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