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Talkback: Elephant hawk moth

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 19:08

I've not ever seen any, the caterpillar or the moth. He looks so strange..........I like him! I do have plenty of very tall rosebay willow herb though, I take it they feed on them

Sweetcorn

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 23:23

Do people think it's best to collect them when the furry bits are yellow/brown? I've grown this year for the first time and the plants haven't done so well. When I've had a sneaky peek the individual corns look very small but the tassles are now brown,

I'm not convinced that the plants are going to do anything more.

 

Elephant Hawkmoth

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 23:13

They are lovely, I'd be really pleased to see them in my garden. Great pictures

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 22:54

Hi lily Not seen that one before either

Cutting Back Penstemons

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 22:40

I got some tiny penstemons a few years ago from an T&M, size of my thumbnail. Two maybe three years later, I've got some lovely pushy plants now. I moved mine last year and think I cut them back hard in the Winter/early Spring.

Good news on your cuttings Matt. I've taken cuttings for the first time this year. The new growth on yours sound promising  No growth on mine,but they haven't keeled over and died so I'm hopeful

 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 22:28

Yuck David K, please spare us those details...............I did have to google sumack

Crocuses

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 21:42

You wont regret the time you spent planting them Fishy, where ever that might be. They are such lovely plants, great for early emerging insects. Even if a few survive they will go on and multiply......... you will always get some show.

The only thing I've learnt from planting them as with all the smaller bulbs is plant more! Chuck them in

Garden Idiot

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 21:31

It looks like it's all out of control over there,not good for anyone. Is there a way that you can let his landlord know (if they don't already)?

Do slug eat thru' carrier bags

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 21:14

Not that I know of

Garden Idiot

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 21:12

I can only imagine what he has over there Hope it didn't stink too much!

Discussions started by hollie hock

Pickled Eggs

Advice needed 
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Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:26

Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
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Last Post: 17/08/2014 at 20:27

Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
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Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:19

Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 09:58

Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:22

Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
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Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 22:34

New garden

Some pictures 
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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 22:04

Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
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Last Post: 07/02/2014 at 20:09

Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
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Last Post: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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Last Post: 13/10/2013 at 17:34

Budelia

quick question 
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Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 10:56

Caterpillars

What are these? 
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Last Post: 14/09/2013 at 21:28

Website

Site really slow 
Replies: 7    Views: 485
Last Post: 23/09/2013 at 16:30

What are these

Latest bargains 
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Last Post: 07/07/2013 at 23:15

Another bee question

Nesting in floor of old shed 
Replies: 7    Views: 432
Last Post: 04/07/2013 at 17:27
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