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What plant is this

Posted: 07/06/2016 at 08:46

I have bought one or two but they don't last long with me. I have Roscoeas instead which are described as orchid like. 

Whitefly/Rocket Lettuce

Posted: 07/06/2016 at 08:33

Ps I don't spray anything that I am going to eat in the next couple of weeks.

Whitefly/Rocket Lettuce

Posted: 07/06/2016 at 08:32

If the rocket is flowering it is past it. It quickly runs to seed at this time of year. Time to chuck it all on the compost heap and start again. I grow rocket in deep trays as leaves to cut for salads. I sow fresh every three weeks to keep a constant supply through the summer.

cosmos buds

Posted: 06/06/2016 at 22:42

I move them from the 3inch pots into six inch pots, and pinch out the tops to make them bush. I plant out quite large plants into gaps in July.

What plant is this

Posted: 06/06/2016 at 22:37

If you don't want them. I'll have them. I would prepare a bed and carefully group them together, discarding the Lily bulbs. Keep as much of the soil around the roots as possible, they need a relationship with fungi in the soil.

Earth / Soil Advice

Posted: 06/06/2016 at 22:30

If you don't like the phormium overhanging the path, I would dig it out. You can't prune it like that and get a good result.

Help identify a plant

Posted: 06/06/2016 at 22:13

It looks like Beech to me too. You can either trim it to keep it small or hedge like, or let it grow into a huge tree. If you trim in late July or August, it keeps its leaves over winter, and drops them in Spring rather than Autumn.

What plant is this

Posted: 06/06/2016 at 20:45

I think it is a Dactylorhiza fuchsii but it could be a hybrid.

What plant is this

Posted: 06/06/2016 at 20:38

Yes they look like hardy orchids, you lucky so and so. I wish they were in my garden.

Help identify a plant

Posted: 06/06/2016 at 20:35

I can't see a photo, is there one or is it my kindle at fault.?

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