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Need plant I-D please.

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 16:42

Need plant I-D please.

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 16:40

The first one looks like a senecio, now called brachyglottis. yellow daisy type flowerered shrub.

2nd one a variegated pieris.

3rd one looks like umbrella papyrus aka Cyperus alternifolius


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 16:21

Credale nursery is near to Hereford. It looks like a good source for anyone in the area.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 16:17

try that to connect to Barnsdale slide show.

 David, i think you should set up as their official photographer. Some of your pics are better than the ones on their website


Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 16:07

I'm thinking June time for Barnsdale. My garden should be full to bursting with plants by then, so I won't be tempted to buy more. unless of course it is particularly exquisite, at which point I will dig something else up to make a gap.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 15:55

David  What time of year was that?



Posted: 22/02/2014 at 15:17

In that case... I'd like a slice of cake to go with my coffee please.

 Matty I really like that hellebore. Does it have a name.?

Sowing Cucumbers

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 15:09

I wouldn't plant into an unheated greenhouse until May. That means sowing the seed mid April in a propagator/windowsill.


Posted: 22/02/2014 at 15:03

wash your mouth out with Pimms,fairygirl. H**** work indeed.

mealy bugs

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 14:58

I use a tissue soaked in meths,but a brush or cotton bud will do as well.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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fungi identification please

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A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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squash crown prince

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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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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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ladybirds mating?

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Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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Identification needed

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Felley Priory Bluebells.

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