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compost advice

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 19:53

Yes, but if you stir up the compost regularly they should stop growing, especially when the decomposition really gets going.

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Posted: 08/09/2014 at 19:48

What a wonderful scheme 

The renovation of the canal and riverside sounds good too 

Oak tree problems

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 19:43

We get quite a few twigs on the lawn below our big ash trees - we put it down to portly wood pigeons 

Begonias

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 19:40

Thzad - congratulations to you and your fellow students on your winning garden 

A tiny plant ID, and a quick question about roses.

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 19:35

I'd dig it up with plenty of the soil around it, being careful not to damage the very fine roots, and pop it in a pot.  If it's a tree or shrub that grows outside, it'll be fine left outside in a sheltered corner. Just don't let it dry out - on the other hand, don't overwater it, especially in the winter. 

A tiny plant ID, and a quick question about roses.

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 19:21

I think Nut means that the tree seedling is likely to have come from seed from a nearby tree - what trees have you growing nearby?

Hawkmoth

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 19:03

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A tiny plant ID, and a quick question about roses.

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 18:58

No idea about the seedling - you could try potting it up if you're really curious.

Is the rose new?  It looks to me as if the paler roses were yellow (there's yellow at the base of the central petals) and they've faded in bright sunlight.  

Fungi - but what kind

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 18:53
philippa smith2 wrote (see)

Super photo Lesley........if you lay on the ground and take a pic from that perspective, the results can be quite stunning.  (I used to do a lot of that sort of thing)

I used to do a lot of that sort of thing too Philippa - I remember very early indeed one morning I was laying on my tum on the grass path up to the allotments, photographing the village in the valley below as it emerged through some autumn mist.  Suddenly there were some rapid heavy footsteps and a lot of huffing and puffing - an elderly allotmenteer was on his way back from feeding his pig (large rural allotments) and he saw me and thought I was a dead body.  Bless him he nearly had a heart attack when I rolled over and spoke to him 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54

Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

How to get around the current problem .... 
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