London (change)
Today 18°C / 8°C
Tomorrow 16°C / 10°C


Latest posts by Edd

Where are the broad beans?

Posted: Today at 12:20

Soft soap solution. 

Baby tits in camera box

Posted: Today at 12:14

Robins are territorial. They will defend their territories to the death. Robin birdsong will scare others off WonkyWomble

During the spring and summer their territoriality is guarded for breeding, but at other times individual robins hold territories for feeding.

Phlox (Pink Candy Stripe)

Posted: Today at 12:05

Dead head it when the flowers die off and it should come back stronger.

Portuguese laurel bushes with yellow leaves/brown spots

Posted: Today at 11:11

Yes. It may be a sign of canker and then you get shot hole disease but it does not necessarily happen together. 

Who's been eating my green berries?

Posted: Today at 11:04

"Run-off is a complex problem with a number of causes, including susceptible varieties, self-incompatibility, lack of pollination (too few pollinators or poor pollinating conditions), soil fertility levels, virus, currant fruit fly, drought, excessive moisture, Botrytis, frost or varietal intolerance of cold above 0°C temperatures."

Portuguese laurel bushes with yellow leaves/brown spots

Posted: Today at 10:53

Leaf spot fungi (Stigmina carpophila and Eupropolella britannica)

What is this tree?

Posted: Today at 10:29

Darn it! I was hoping for a pomegranate.  

Who's been eating my green berries?

Posted: Today at 10:23

It's a phenomenon known as fruit drop or running off.

How and Why does my lawn grow so high??

Posted: Today at 10:15

BF&B can attract cats/dogs and other animals. Try Epsom salts and leave the grass clippings on the lawn. Some of the modern grass cutters have a shredder just for this purpose. 

I use vermicompost neat and a spray with Epsom salts about 3 times a year. It gives a boost to the border plants as well. 

What to top bug hotel with

Posted: Today at 09:56

You will only get cabbage white butterflies though.

Discussions started by Edd

Coffee Jars

Replies: 3    Views: 197
Last Post: 28/04/2015 at 19:15

FREE Incredicompost.

Replies: 12    Views: 641
Last Post: 01/05/2015 at 07:32

ID? Weed or plant

what if we had our own Id? 
Replies: 8    Views: 266
Last Post: 07/04/2015 at 14:19

Ought for Nought.

Replies: 11    Views: 582
Last Post: 10/04/2015 at 14:56


Replies: 4    Views: 259
Last Post: 26/03/2015 at 17:58


Replies: 12    Views: 326
Last Post: 07/03/2015 at 22:13

Are you square or round and Iron willed?

Replies: 13    Views: 458
Last Post: 12/05/2015 at 22:56


Replies: 12    Views: 410
Last Post: 28/02/2015 at 11:10

Mimosa pudica

Replies: 4    Views: 208
Last Post: 28/02/2015 at 01:14

Replanting Green Onions/spring onions.

Replies: 9    Views: 337
Last Post: 03/03/2015 at 01:12

ISIS problem.

Replies: 10    Views: 685
Last Post: 01/01/2015 at 16:39

Egg dilemma?

Replies: 11    Views: 450
Last Post: 01/01/2015 at 00:11

Rain water

Replies: 6    Views: 418
Last Post: 17/12/2014 at 01:29

The National Rose Society books. Need new home.

Replies: 16    Views: 727
Last Post: 16/12/2014 at 10:05

Trilliums for Lily.

Replies: 1    Views: 273
Last Post: 25/11/2014 at 19:26
1 to 15 of 31 threads