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Posted: 25/04/2014 at 07:33

Can you post a pic please - that might give us some clues. 

plant id

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 07:32

It looks like a rowan to me - good for wildlife - the birds love the berries (which is probably how it came to be where it is).  Worth keeping - if it's not in the best place for it (and it does look a mite close to that fence) I'd move it in the autumn when it's dormant.  


Posted: 25/04/2014 at 07:16

Good morning KEF   

Inspired by Fidget's bluebells, we are planning an expedition here over the weekend - not far from here so I won't have to keep OH out of the studio for too long 

Helping Solitary Bees - will they all nest in flower pots?

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 07:09

They've chosen those pots in their wisdom because they are ideally situated for them - if you move them you may not choose such a good spot and they will leave, or worse, they may perish 


Posted: 25/04/2014 at 07:04

Good morning Chicky   Don't get blown away 

Kew Garden job cuts

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 07:03

Bumping this up in case there's some people who've not seen it. 


Felley Priory Bluebells.

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 06:52

Absolutely gorgeous - thanks 


Posted: 25/04/2014 at 06:13

Good morning all   Overcast and drippy here today - starlings and magpies are being very noisy. 


Rhubarb blues...

Posted: 24/04/2014 at 19:42

It's concentrating on getting its roots into the soil - as has been said, top dress with compost or well rotted farm yard manure now and again in the autumn.  Water well now and again in any dry spells - don't let the soil around it dry right out - and as you've said, don't harvest any stalks this year.  It'll be fantastic next year 

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