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Burnt broad bean leaves

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:36

Not something I've experienced with my broad beans, but I grow them outside.  Everything I've read points to scorch from high temperatures.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:10

Supper eaten, griddled courgettes and aubergines with french beans, broad beans and couscous, with cold chicken from yesterday. 

Don't think I have any phobias - not keen on desiccated coconut, but couldn't by any stretch of the imagination call it a phobia.  As I think most of you know I like reptiles, amphibians and insects and while it's a long time since I've seen a clown I can't remember any strong feelings about them.

As for cheesecake, I prefer the baked ones to the cold set ones, but I'll eat either 

I love oysters too, delicious ..... but they don't like me any more - I've developed an allergy so I can never eat one again 

Seeding advice for a new gardener

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:03

If you google images of Rose of Sharon you get photos of lavatera - not what I was expecting at all - so as the OP is in the US perhaps that's what she's growing 

Bugs on Victoria plums

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 19:00

Have a look at these Harlequin ladybird larva & pupa

 http://www.harlequin-survey.org/images/ladybird_imgs/Harlequin_larva_pupa1339_MartinHoney_large.jpg 

Unknown plant

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:53

Hi Les 

Can we have another picture as well please, showing the whole plant and leaves from the side?

Thanks.

Bugs on Victoria plums

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:52

I can't see them very clearly - could they be Harlequin ladybirds?  I've found this quote that says they eat fruit when aphids are scarce 

"....The harlequin ladybird can also damage fruit crops by feeding on the fruits in autumn, when aphids become scarce ...." http://www.arkive.org/harlequin-ladybird/harmonia-axyridis/ 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:46

Thanks OL   I think that he's just never really looked at cabbages before  

OH is the fruit & veg manager at the farm shop - he's said he'd be very pleased with a consignment of those cabbages so I've posted that 

anaemic cabbages

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:43

My OH is the Fruit & Veg Manager for a local farm shop - he says he'd be very pleased to receive a consignment of your cabbages 

Quote:  "Those are very nice cabbages."

Take a bow 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:36

Any veg growers around who can pop onto the Anaemic Cabbages thread and reassure the poster that his cabbages are perfectly fine?

anaemic cabbages

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 17:34

Those look perfectly healthy to me - I'd be very proud of myself if I'd grown cabbages like that 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Achillea

To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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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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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Caterpillar ID

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Last Post: 04/06/2014 at 17:27

ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 14:09

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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