Jo Stephenson


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Plant ID please

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 14:31

Good afternoon,

Would somebody be so kind as to tell me if this is actually part of the palm tree? It looks like it's coming from the root of the tree but not sure. Would love to move it if possible.

 

Thanks

Jo


 


 

Ants

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 07:03

Thank you everyone. The battle is on.

 

Plant ID please

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 16:36

Thanks Dove for your tip I shall check it out.

Plant ID please

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 16:35

I've just googled your answer fidget and I think you're right. They are beautiful flowers but they are very unsteady. Their stems are so thin. I've no idea how they got there but I'm glad they did.

Plant ID please

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 15:04

Thanks nutcutlet. No.2 doesn't have many flowers and there's no way it could have been planted because you can't get through the shrub that it's grown through.

Do you think I could take cutings from it? It looks very pretty and would like to put it somewhere else.

And what should I know about phytolacca?

 

Ants

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 14:39

Hi guys,

I seem to be invaded by swarms of ants this year. They are in my lawn, my plant pots and they've started to come into the house. Is anybody else having problems this year and what can I do?

My lawn is starting to look messy with piles of sand everywhere and is it a real problem in my pots or should I not worry?

Cheers

Jo

Plant ID please

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 14:31

Hi guys,

I have some new plants that have just appeared in my garden from nowhere and would like to dive into your fountain of knowledge if you don't mind?

 

The yellow one comes on a very, very thin stem that has to be supported as it can't stand up otherwise. There is also a pink one beside it. Full sun in a border

The purple one has grown through a shrub, about 1.5m high. Half sun.

The white one has sprouted underneath a tree, half sun I would say.


 


 


 

Cheers

Jo 

Succulents advise

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 15:41

Ok thanks guys. I have another option. I could possibly turn it into a veggie garden But do I have to get rid of all the sand?

Succulents advise

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 13:50

I'm in the Netherlands. The weather is similar to the south east of the uk. The sand is sharpish. It certainly doesn't have any problems growing weeds or grass.

Succulents advise

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 13:34

Hi guys,

im planning on converting my old children's sandpit into a a succulent/cacti garden. It currently is full of nothing but sand. So how much soil should I mix in? Can our wet climate overwater them? And can a bad winter kill them off?

cheers

Jo

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