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Plant Identity Assistance

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 17:29

Could be Thalictrum black stockings, looking at the deep purple stems.


Posted: 15/05/2014 at 17:25


Posted: 15/05/2014 at 17:21

You're welcome. You need a bigger car boot next time.

Peppers disappearing help

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 06:19

I don't know about big slugs being harmless. I pulled an enormous black one off the angelica and half the flower head had gone!!!

what is this plant

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 06:11

I'd go with a gooseberry. If you leave it alone it should flower next year. It looks like it got overpruned( butchered) last year.


Posted: 14/05/2014 at 22:35

Cucumbers, you remove the male flowers.

Courgettes can be hand pollinated if necessary, for example in a polytunnel.


Posted: 14/05/2014 at 21:07

Already done, and OH has fixed a ratchet system for the hangy tent thingy. But he didn't get time to mow the lawn and he's going to Scotland tomorrow.


Posted: 14/05/2014 at 19:59

20 salvia plants came from hayloft plants today. I better pot them up before it gets dark. They look a lot better than T & M efforts.

Pale yellow or lemon plants

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 19:37

Cephalaria gigantea

Phlomis russelliana

Aquilegia devon sunshine

Thalictrum flavum



Posted: 14/05/2014 at 19:33

Panda , I have this image of you on a tightrope, complete with balancing parasol

Kef and Mrs Garden , I'm looking forward to tomorrow.

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