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Wild flower patch or weeds

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 11:13

Love annuals that do that aym I have an old packet here so will give them a go

Mouldy compost

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 11:04

This sometimes happen to me. Really annoying, think it's just the soil being just that little bit too wet.  If it's not too bad I scrape it off with my finger but that's probably not the best way Sometimes that works sometimes not.

Wild flower patch or weeds

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 10:45

Hi Primose, maybe think about getting some that do a good job at self seeding and grow relatively quickly.

Ox eyed daisies and yarrow are doing well for me from last years sowings and division. Agree with nut about the creeping buttercup! I think that might be the only plant that I have used topical weedkiller on.

I'm growing a few corncockles too. So easy to grow and I love the seeds, black, round and chunky Mabe not what have you have in mind but candytuff can self seed quite well. I have loads as of yet, un named seedlings in one of my beds, which I'm hoping will turn out to be this. Insects like it

I grow a mixture of stuff too.

Some pics of a bee chilling on a twig :)

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 10:06

It might just be coincidence Hefty but I keep seeing ladybirds on my honesty plants. Looks as if they live there

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 09:51

Has Verdun done it again? I don't follow him anymore,so can't see his threads or posts at this end

Wild flower patch or weeds

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 09:27

I'm not sure primrosec. Any wild flowers I grow I tend to do in seed trays and pots. Maybe thin out the weeds to give them the best chance?

ID plants please

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 09:25

I don't like the Spainish ones either aym, I would dig them up and chuck them. On the whole I plant for wildlife. I don't think this variety brings in anything useful for the garden

Making the gardening magazine

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 08:56

Very pretty colours, not seen one before. Bet they do a good job of munching the plants though

ID plants please

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 08:50

That does look like yarrow. I grew some pastel shades of these last year. I really like these plants, should have plenty of flowers this year. The small clumps that I planted last year have really bulked up so I think they spread a lot. Hope the insects find them

My seedlings and cuttings

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 08:41

 All ok at this end. I love potting sheds caroline. your seedlings are looking good.

Discussions started by hollie hock

Honeysuckle

What type, must have scent? 
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Sedum help please

Which spot is best? 
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New shoots

Worth keeping? 
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Last Post: 18/04/2016 at 20:59

Natural predators

Ladybirds, lacewings 
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Last Post: 15/04/2016 at 09:25

Sweet Rocket

Not convinced this is a purple one? 
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Last Post: 11/04/2016 at 20:59

Move it now?

Aquilegia 
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Last Post: 10/04/2016 at 18:12

Blood Fish and Bone

How much is enough? 
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Last Post: 27/03/2016 at 18:44

Seeds are up!

Always exciting 
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Last Post: 28/03/2016 at 15:01

Honeysuckle

Propagation 
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Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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Last Post: 11/03/2016 at 23:19

Jacobs Ladder

Do they die back? 
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What is this going to be?

Brown hairy caterpillar 
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Last Post: 06/09/2015 at 22:28

Vetch

Any one grown it? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 23:44

So pleased

Hedgehog in garden :) 
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