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Posted: 26/08/2013 at 19:39

have you got a face on view? Where was it found? How big is it?


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 19:35

Cerinthe major purpurascens. it has purple bells the bees love. These may overwinter in a mild climate to flower early next year.


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 16:24

any time between now and march.


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 15:22

Are you planning on living in aberdeen?

 A magazine for aberdonian gardeners seems a bit specialised. Not sure what use it would be if you live in Southern europe.


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 13:59

Looks like a cockroach. If its inside the house they need to be exterminated fast. Spray any one you can see with flykiller (raid etc) and phone the council, landlord, or rentokil for fumigation.


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 13:53

Large pod on 6ft yellow stem. that would eliminate flag iris, and  crown imperial fritillaries.


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 13:44

They are nodules that form on the roots of leguminous plants such as beans. They  fix nitrogen from the air, so that the plant can use it. They  will cause no harm. You can either leave them to rot in the ground, or aff to the compost heap.


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 13:40

You'vegot very good eyesight if you can see mould spores, as they are minute. Have you a photo? Are they mushrooms or other fungi brought on by the damp weather?

 If so they will go on their own.


Posted: 25/08/2013 at 22:32

I still think nicotiana sylvestris


Posted: 25/08/2013 at 22:28

Nicotiana  sylvestris, probably

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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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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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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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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