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Moving Plants

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 15:08
You could always try a few cuttings, then if it dies when you move it you have a plan B

Can I move a foxglove now ?

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 15:07
The only ones that are perennial are the illumination series, but the frost gets them instead as they are a cross with isoplexis. To propagate illuminatiion pink, talk to verdun.

Plant Identification (again, sorry!)

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 13:32
When the flowers fade, I pull them out. They are biennial like foxgloves but have a massive tap root.

Can I move a foxglove now ?

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 13:21
Sometimes if you cut them down and leave them, they will flower the following year, but they are never as good. Best treated as biennial.

Can I move a foxglove now ?

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 12:29
If they are in flower now, they will shortly die as most are biennial. Then you dig them up and either bin them or compost them

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 21:21
still no smileys here

Plant ID

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 20:01
I've got a couple I grew from seed, but its taken a couple of years for them to get going. I dont know how its suddenly appeared,Gardenmaiden. Its not an avid seeder like poppies.

phlox leaves turning brown

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 18:55
Not so much too much sun, as not enough water. They can be very thirsty.

Hemerocallis Gall Midge

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 18:50
I've never had it before ,but one of my new plants seems to have distorted buds.
Off with their heads!!!!

Plant ID

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 17:00
Francoa sonchifolia also known as bridal wreath. There should be a rosette of broad leaves at the base, and then it throws up the flowering spikes.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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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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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SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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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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BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

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Identification needed

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Felley Priory Bluebells.

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Hidcote on Easter Sunday

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