Dovefromabove


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Plant identification

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 10:23

One of the Euonymus ... possibly E. alatus.. aka Spindle tree ... the seedcases are red with orange fruits inside.  Usually the leaves have brilliant autumn colour. 


https://www.chewvalleytrees.co.uk/products/detail/euonymus-alatus

Last edited: 27 September 2017 10:24:08

Unknown fruit/seeds

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 10:10

Of course it was Nut ... duh!   Yes ... I'd love another visit there By the way, we're heading your way at the weekend ... 

Last edited: 27 September 2017 10:11:11

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 10:08

Pdoc ... afraid that Momentum has too many similarities with the SWP for me to have any time for them.


Pat ... lovely bookmark   Although my knee was pulled about quite a bit it was very expertly done and I'm feeling no ill effects thank goodness.  


Trying hard to come up with a completely metal-free outfit for this afternoon .........   


 

What is my plant please

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 10:00

The first photo made me think Lychnis coronaria ... but the buds in the second photo don't look right to me 

The dreaded 'C' is back

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 07:11

Wishing you all the best Mike. 

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 07:09

Good morning all  G'day Pat  glad Chicklets enjoying herself 

Unknown fruit/seeds

Posted: 27/09/2017 at 06:23

definitely Akebia Quinata. There were some fruiting in a garden Nutcutlet and I visited think it was last year ... Was it Oxborough Hall in Norfolk?

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 26/09/2017 at 22:29

Good news Hosta 


Got to go to bed ... Can't keep my eyes open ... 


Sweet dreams all ... Zzzzzzzzzzzz

Sweetpea Advice Please

Posted: 26/09/2017 at 12:59

Get  them outside now before the weather gets cold so the sudden change from inside to outside doesn't shock them.


Put them in the courtyard against a wall ... just stand  them in a seedtray half full of gravel so that they drain well in the rain.


An old window (from a skip?) or similar to prop against the wall over them, leaving the sides free for good air flow is all the protection they need.


Don't forget to pinch out the tips when they're 6-8" tall. 


These Rudbeckias are taking over HELP

Posted: 26/09/2017 at 11:32

I think they'll be fine split and moved in the autumn as long as it's done before the soil's got  too cold.  It'll depend on when they stop flowering I suppose ... 


I think most hardy perennials respond well to being split in the autumn (with the exception of grasses). 

Last edited: 26 September 2017 11:33:15

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