Jim Macd


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Growing wildflowers

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 11:08

Remember wild flowers which are agricultural 'weeds' have evolved to grow up close and personal and support each other. I seem to remember though that yours are grown in partial shade so that may contribute a tad but I wouldn't worry, obviously if you want to stake them it's your choice as it's your garden but I leave wildflowers to their own devices and if they die then so be it, they weren't fit for purpose.

Incredible luck

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 19:05

you wan't have to endeavour too hard it's very easy but very shallow rooted so easy to pull up if you think it's getting out of hand. It adds an extra note to a salad chopped up, should you be in need of something extra with your lettuce.  

Privet Hawkmoth

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 16:22

Over hanging from next door and hiding in the privet hedge made up of native and Asian privet. Fingers crossed. 

damsels in distress (or rather, in dis pond?!)

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 16:16
KEF wrote (see)

Lovely

Catsmother, like the thread title

yes, very good. 

Incredible luck

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 08:19

Thanks both. Nut, I have plenty of Jack by the Hedge too. A bit too much.

damsels in distress (or rather, in dis pond?!)

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 08:18

Wow, Beauties. They don't look real do they?

Privet Hawkmoth

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 08:16

That's a great looking moth. I have lots of privet. Native and Asian but I've not had one of those yet. Fingers crossed.

Joys of wildlife gardening

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 08:14

Nice one VS my patch of nettles is totally clean, I could get best in show with them. , I don't think I've even seen such a nest of Peacocks. Great!

Incredible luck

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 19:05

Thanks everyone. Such a lovely day. I inserted a link above in the original post to the video. You'll have to share your visitors  Pauline, I'm glad I solved your mystery.

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Astrantia Roma

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Inarching update

Update on Apple Spartan graft of two new mm106 rootstocks (inarches) 
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Incredible luck

It's incredible what you can find when you least expect it.  
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Geranium sanguineum striatum

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Appalling Customer Service!

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Peter Beales

Great Irises 
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Crocks for ....

what are crocks for? 
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Helleborus argutifolius?

Any Hellebore experts? 
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First Wild Daffodil

The First Wild Daffodil in my garden County Durham 
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Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb

What varieties have you got and which do you like best? 
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B&Q dead plants

B&Q dead plants 
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Large bird of prey

I just saw a large bird of prey in my Garden 
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Pulmonaria obscura seeds

Anyone have seeds /plants of Pulmonaria obscura 
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Crabapples,

Different Crabapple varieties.  
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Pyrus calleryana chanticleer

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