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Miracle Grow seeds

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 10:02

They did a patch of  these in the local garden centre. They were in desperate need of thinning. Unless you can recognise  the seedlings,you will get nothing like  the picture.

Oak Tree shedding leaves

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 09:59

Is it a big oak or a new tree?

Old trees that have   been pruned can get infected with the bracket fungus through pruning scars. A healthy tree should be able to ward off fungal attack.

  A new  tree may be suffering from wind burn or lack of water.

Best runner bean

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 22:28

I had moonlight and firestorm last year. I'm only growing the moonlight this year,and climbing French bean, sultana.

anybody know what these are ??????

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:39

2nd one Phlomis russeliana. 

the first one a spindleberry...Euonymus europaeus

Holy glyphosate, Batman! What's that?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:24

I agree with Dove. I've been pulling quite a lot of it out the hedge today.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:46

We are going to be eating late. I forgot the time, was filthy, needed a bath,so its in the oven now.

Lots of planting done today, four large dahlias that were in large buckets and 3 foot tall just had to go in. Big holes dug, through the clay and down to the shale!!!!

Lots of FYM added and what weed roots I could get out of the claggy bit are out.

Weather has been sunny here all afternoon, as opposed to the forecast which was dire. We cancelled a BBQ that we could have had.

BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 16:38

Would Friday 20th be a problem for anyone? or better for some?

 

ridge and greenhouse cucumbers

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 16:24

yes

Plant ID please

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 11:48

The feathery things look like escholtzia- californian poppy

Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 11:43

I just throw them in the green waste bin with the  noxious weeds.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

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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Last Post: 05/07/2014 at 23:47

Talkback: Grass snakes

Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 23:01

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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Last Post: 10/07/2014 at 00:53

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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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 07:13

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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bluebells at Felley priory.

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The glory of Daffodils

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