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Mosaic virus

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 23:10

Good point fidget

Garden design courses

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 23:06

Thanks Hosta - I'm in London, so ideally need a london- based one.

Mosaic virus

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 23:01

Oh poor you, it's so soul destroying, isn't it?

i recently had a plague of red spider mite, followed by leaf minors...did masses of damage and I nearly gave up...but a virus is a whole new can of worms.

have you tried contacting an Eco gardening online site called Defenders? John is really helpful at answering questions and has many natural predators for other pests, though I don't know if this would work for a viral attack.

good luck and never give up 

Garden design courses

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 22:53

As a career change, I hope.

thanks for the info.

how did it pan out for you, if I may ask, and was there a strong horticultural element?

thanks again.

Hostas

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 22:51

Is that a Praying Hands hosta, OP?

Very pretty.

Seedling ID Please

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 22:48

At first they looked like Perovska, but magnifying it, the leaves seem too flat...

Mystery Plant?

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 22:46

http://www.hainaultforest.co.uk/SmLeafLimeLeaves1.jpg

Mystery Plant?

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 22:44

I could be way out, but it looks a lot like tilleuil, or lime, to me.

Garden design courses

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 22:26

Has anyone on here ever been on a garden design course?

I'd love to try my hand, but there seem to be so many versions about.

Ideally I'm looking for something I can do a day a week, over a 6-12 month period or so, in London.

London College of Garden Design looks impressive, but at 11k for a years course, I nearly fainted.

Does anyone know of the Capel Manor level 2 Garden Design course, either Enfield or Regents Park based?

 

Thank you 

 

Feeding Bees

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 22:21

Isn't it just! I think the bees in our garden love Greek honey in particular 

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/49042.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

Discussions started by Jess is in the Garden

Sternbergia Autumn. daffodils

Still no flowers... 
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Last Post: 12/11/2014 at 17:39

Planting up my grandmother's abandoned grave

Any ideas? 
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Last Post: 18/10/2014 at 19:48

Hellebores

Best online retailer? 
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Last Post: 04/10/2014 at 09:49

Clematis Alba Luxurians

Why do I have to prune it mid. February? 
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Last Post: 01/10/2014 at 21:31

Nematodes for thrips

Too late to apply in a sheltered London garden? 
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Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:49

Gardenia to be moved

From outdoors to indoors 
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Last Post: 22/09/2014 at 12:01

Thalictrum needs a boost

Will it re flower if I deadhead or more? 
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Last Post: 17/07/2014 at 21:08

Erodium Bishops Form

Has never re-flowered :-( 
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Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 22:43

Plant. ID please!

2 foot tall evergreen shrub rescued 
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Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 22:07

Rose Mme A. De Carriere constantly pest ridden

Why?? 
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Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 12:25

Garden design courses

The best of the crop. 
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Last Post: 12/06/2014 at 06:47

pests ID needed please!

Rudbeckia, Hebe, Rosemary and Marjoram 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 18:35

jasminium stephanense

Never flowered... 
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Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 15:42

Dwarf apple tree

How and when to protect the fruit? 
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Last Post: 06/05/2014 at 17:54

Dwarf acer palmatum dissectum

Do they usually flower? 
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Last Post: 01/04/2014 at 17:12
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