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Aquilegia photo album

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 08:29

lilac pink pom pom

deep pink pom pom

 purple double

 red barlow

 shaggy black. More rows than stellata but less than barlow.


Aquilegia photo album

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 08:02

 Black barlow.

Aquilegia photo album

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 07:56

 the only blue one left. other flowers on this plant showed more rows. i have noticed with the pom poms that very often the centre flower of a group will have less rows.

raspberry ruffles

 red stellata


Posted: 21/05/2014 at 07:44

I went out to take a photo of the blue aquilegia and open the greenhouse doors. Mrs Mallard gave me an indignant squawk. I put out her breakfast, only to then have the woodpecker squawk that I was disturbing her on the fat block.Anybody would think this garden is for the wildlife.

More coffee for me while I watch their antics.

Aquilegia photo album

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 06:40

Love that colouring, nut. I have planted out a block of Dragon mix, and some volcano mix.  I'm hoping for similar colours. All the deep purple stellatas and barlows are coming out. My touchwood s  should flower next year. I have got an interesting blue pom pom that's growing in a crack by the garage wall. Why do the best ones seed themselves into impossible places?


Posted: 20/05/2014 at 22:06

Should be easy to identify at train stations now .

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 22:04

Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 21:56

Did you have a ride on the gallopers?

Potato help

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 18:12

If you can  still find some seed potatoes(maincrop) you will just about get away with it if you plant in the ground now. It's too late for growing  earlies in bags.

Plant ID

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 12:29


Common name Enchanter’s nightshade
Latin name Circaea lutetiana
Areas affected Woodland beds and borders in shade

 Weed with spreading stolons

make sure you get out all the little white  fleshy roots, and whatever you do, don't let it flower and seed. Dont be fooled by those pretty little flowers.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Last Post: 12/11/2014 at 20:27

white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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Last Post: 17/09/2014 at 21:33

fungi identification please

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 13:16

A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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Last Post: 14/07/2014 at 11:03

squash crown prince

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Last Post: 12/07/2014 at 13:40

Talkback: The best way to grow potatoes

I always thought that potatoes need a lot of water. Certainly the potato growers in Lincolnshire seem to use water cannons to irrigate throu... 
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Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:34

Talkback: Grass snakes

Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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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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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 07:13

ladybirds mating?

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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 20:16

Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 21:09


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Identification needed

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Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 21:47

Felley Priory Bluebells.

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