fidgetbones


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Lupins

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 17:55

My old lupins are showing lots of leaves and the beginnings of flower buds. I think it sounds like you have lost them. If you sow seeds now, they may flower late in the season.

Identifying Seeds (Help Needed)

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 17:52

Could you put a coin or something to show size. ?

they look large  so poss peony, but its not a fruit?

slugs vs lilies

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 17:47

Put a dish down containing beer (bitter). The slugs love it and they drown happy.

Thompson & Morgan - issues!

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:51

We've still not had a comment on whether Natalie thinks that the third rozanne plug sent to me  was  of merchantable quality. Although with a lot of TLC it has grown another leaf. Not dead yet. (Not likely to flower this year either)

Plant addiction

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:41

You're in the right place then,  Cera

This is the forum for people who cannot get enough of plants.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:39

Punkdoc, have your ducks laid eggs yet?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:38

I had a quick check on the slug pubs again this morning. Another massacre outside. seem to be none in greenhouse or polytunnel, or maybe they're waiting for something better.

Talkback: Stinging nettles

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:25

It will unless it is a specific lawn weedkiller.  What weedkiller did you use?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:22

Bills orchid looks like a cattleya or dendrobium, maybe.

 I'm currently stuck inside at work and everyone who comes in tells me it's gorgeous outside.

what are you propagating?

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 13:10

I do erysimum cuttings later on in the year, around August time , so that they have good roots before the winter.

Try and use unflowered shoots.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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ladybirds mating?

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Bug identification please.

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