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Help...marestail and other nasties...

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 22:26

What are you lot on tonight? its not Friday yet!!!

Tomato plug plants - any good online suppliers

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 20:56

Where do you live, Pete.

Many local growers advertise in the local paper. My mum grows 15 varieties, but no mail order.

Hidcote on Easter Sunday

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 18:36

No, I think the blue shirts off Verduns washing line

id the plants in my garden!

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 18:25

1. Hydrangea

2. Kniphofia  aka red hot poker

3. Rosa rugosa

4. Honesty

5. Flowering cherry

6.Hawthorn

7 Pieris

8Honeysuckle

9.Bergenia

10

11. iris

12 Chaenomeles or flowering quince

 

Hidcote on Easter Sunday

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 17:20

I've been looking for seeds. Plantworld have two varieties

Hidcote on Easter Sunday

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 14:07

I'm glad that i don't have to clip the hedges.!!!

ID Help

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 12:42

Solomons seal?

Help...marestail and other nasties...

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 11:27

Glyphosate is suggested for perennials with deep roots because it is translocated within the plant. It is systemic as opposed to contact. It travels to the roots. The difficulty is in getting it to sink in to a plant with a high level of silica. This is achieved by breaking up the stems by trampling on them or bashing with a rake.

 have a look at the RHS website, I prefer to take their advice rather than wikipedia.

https://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/Profile.aspx?pid=257

 

Hidcote on Easter Sunday

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 11:22

It doesn't show up , but it was spitting with rain for most of it. We made a dash for the cafe when it rained heavy, and decided not to go to Kiftsgate. The men had had enough by then, and wanting a snooze in front of a fire.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/43001.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

 Lathyrus vernus. There were quite a few patches of this near the cedar.

Hidcote on Easter Sunday

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 11:16

Phew. The plant with the red pointy bit at the top is a trillium. The leaves, sepals and petals are all in threes. I always wanted a really good red one. Mine is kind of wishy washy, but it grows so slowly, I havn't the heart to chuck it out.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Felley Priory Bluebells.

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Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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Last Post: 22/04/2014 at 19:44

bluebells at Felley priory.

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Last Post: 13/04/2014 at 14:54

The glory of Daffodils

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Last Post: 08/04/2014 at 01:32

Talkback: Growing kale

This year I have sown seaweed kale,cavolo nero, and brukale. I sow one seed to a module in the polytunnel, then plant out 30cm or a foot apa... 
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Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 13:08

I am a sniffer.

What leaves do you like to smell? 
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Last Post: 02/03/2014 at 18:13

For hellebore enthusiasts.

John Masseys garden is open this Saturday behind Ashwood Nursery. 
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Last Post: 08/02/2014 at 20:27

HODSOCK PRIORY

intended trip on Wednesday 12th February 
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Last Post: 17/02/2014 at 18:33

unusual bird nest

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Last Post: 03/01/2014 at 20:21

Gardeners Freebies (for the cost of postage.)

magazine/newspaper offers of plants or seeds for the cost of postage. 
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Last Post: 18/02/2014 at 14:16

HARVEST FESTIVAL.

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Last Post: 17/09/2013 at 17:09

Bug id please.

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Last Post: 03/09/2013 at 16:05

odd aquilegias.

 
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Last Post: 01/08/2013 at 14:22

tree bumblebees in a bird box

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Last Post: 14/07/2013 at 13:29

Oxygenating sprinklers.

Pure rain v ordinary sprinkler. 
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Last Post: 04/07/2013 at 20:59
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