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Does anyone know what this is please?

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 14:43

Sisyrinchium striatum.

Is this Japanese Knotweed

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 13:57

I have it too.Snowberry. Bit invasive but it looks pretty with all the berries on.

What are these please?

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 13:51

The bottom one with the reddish new leaves is an ash tree seedling, get it out. 

Middle one looks like a peony

Top one a cotoneaster. At least two of those (1& 3) will have grown from seeds dropped by birds sitting on the tree.

Spindly tomato plants

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 11:56

If you bury the stem up to the first true leaves, extra roots form out of the stem to help the plant. Plant as deep as you can.


Posted: 21/06/2016 at 10:17

I'm going to summer prune the goosegogs as well. They're coming out. I only grew them for Dad, I have a load in the freezer from last year, and no one wants them.


Posted: 21/06/2016 at 07:11

As yours get longer, the days get shorter here. The nights are drawing in and summer hasn't started yet!


Posted: 21/06/2016 at 05:32

Woken by a rising Sun. I see bits of blue sky through the curtains. My druid ancestors must be calling me for the summer solstice. I am hoping for a dry day, and hope to get more plants in, after I have dug weeds out.

Yesterday it rained for most of the day here. I ended up stripping and remaking the bed, washing and drying sheets, and washing the kitchen floor. Quite enough h@@$&work for one week.

What is your weather like?

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 05:25

You can have our rain for a bit, with pleasure. The ground is saturated. A week or two of sunshine, and we will have a jungle.

Giant Alliums

Posted: 20/06/2016 at 21:58

If it has finished, a gentle tug pulls the stem out of the bulb, leaving the bulb in place for next year.


Posted: 20/06/2016 at 10:10

Weigela florida

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