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Latest posts by Gardenmaiden

Moggie deterrent - humane suggestions please!

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 22:53

What about the cat schoo plant? Supposed to smell awful to cats but not to us and has blue flowers.

Can anyone identify this shrub n2 :)

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 22:40

Could be Nut, but I've got Diablo D'or in my front garden and the leaves are dark brown.

Cornus Kousa

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 10:04

My Kousa has flowered for the first time. I have had it for about 7 years at the back of a raised bed border. It was worth the wait.

Name that shrub

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 18:09

Could it be Potentilla

Help needed

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 18:07

I think its gladiolus byzantinus looking at the leaves and stem.

Chelsea Flower Show

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 14:17

If you like Chris Beardshaw he's on Beechgrove Garden most weeks on BBC 2 Scotland

Monty Don's Blue Cotton Gardening Jacket

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 17:53

We used to have a roadsweeper who wore that outfit when I was a little girl. Perhaps its linen and that's why it looks scruffy.

Giant weed

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 17:50

Its a teasel, they get to 6 foot plus in my garden. Finches like the seeds (they also like evening primrose seeds too)

Can I grow beetroot in a container

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 11:24

If you have a deep enough pot, you should be able to. I've grown baby beets and normal sized ones and I've found that its the small ones that have the longest root.

to me it is a mistery

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 11:22

I think the first one is fennel and the second one looks like a geranium.

Discussions started by Gardenmaiden

Plant ID

Mystery plant at the bottom of my garden. I've never seen this before and it isn't something I planted. 
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Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 11:05

Moses in the bulrushes

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Last Post: 06/10/2013 at 11:09


What to do when the plant has gone over 
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