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ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:48

A close up always help.

ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:32

Have you got a close up of the flower head?

 

ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:28

Phlox paniculata. Dont know the variety. Nice purple.

 

Echi what?

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 09:09

Ugh. I dont like the brown flowers. I prefer the annuals, cherokee sunset and prairie sun. Lots of seeds in a packet.  All the new perennial echinaceas act like annuals in my soil anyway. Flower when first planted, then just a label acting like a grave marker.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 08:58

Stuff is drying out fast. The downpour last week has gone. I have plants drooping. I left the soaker hose on the new raspberries last night. It will go on the beans and sweet peas tonight. My Magnolia soulangeana is covered in powdery mildew. Not a good look next to the glossy leaves of M. Grandiflora Exmouth.

 

At least it's well watered

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 08:35

How many people leave the tap running while you clean your teeth?

My friend in Western Australia has no rain for months at a time. They are sand over limestone, so everything runs straight through. Many houses have private boreholes for garden watering. They are only allowed to use sprinklers on certain days each week, and the rain water butt is bigger than my shed, 5 thousand gallons I think. It takes all the water off of the roof. Everyone has meters, baths are classes as luxuries.

Gardening Using Artificial Intelligence & Facial Recognition

Posted: 08/08/2015 at 07:21

Good for cabbages?

Lillies

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 22:40

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/86732.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

 

Lillies

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 22:33

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/86730.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

Longiflorum lilies

 

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/86731.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

 Yellow tree lilies behind Eryngium giganteum.

sweetcorn

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 22:01

I have grown Swift for three years. I sow seed under glass in individual pots in May and plant out in June when frosts have gone. Mine are between 5 and 6ft. They are in a block, 7 plants by 10. They are only just opening the male flowers, and the females are barely showing. I do not expect to be eating the corn until September.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

bananas from seed

has anyone achieved this? 
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how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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fungi identification please

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Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Talkback: Seven-spot ladybirds

This year is the first time I have seen ladybirds mating. Then I found another lot the same day.I recorded them as well. Well, I would soone... 
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ladybirds mating?

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