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I seem to remember we tried it a while back - it got very confusing as more queries were posted and it was hard to tell which reply applied to which picture. Try it if you like but I think it's simpler to have a fresh thread for each query - then at least we may have a chance of knowing what we're talking about
Re pink deadnettle - the flowers are an important food source for early bees I tend to leave them until there's plenty of other nectar sources about then pull them up. They only have shallow roots and are easy to get rid of. There's always a few about in the spring.
Morning Chicky - hope your back's on the mend - take it steady
This tells you just the basics http://www.sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk/uploads/solitary%20bees.pdf
Good morning all If I've got this right everybody had a lovely day yesterday (bruises and aches excepted) and Edd has worms
The sun is shining here in Norfolk
I get the error message but if I click on the OK and wait a moment it works
It's absolutely worth trying - I think I'd go for gritty compost - this gives more info http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/basics/techniques/propagation_clematiscuttings1.shtml
If they are summer fruiting, there should be some long and well-developed canes formed last year that will fruit this summer.
And as they grow up watching your development as a gardener, here's hoping you'll infect them with the gardening bug