Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

Butterfly Release 2013

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 07:55

The advantage of rearing and releasing Painted Ladies is that children gain a sense of wonder and familiarity with them. In conservation terms, however, Painted Ladies are a very successful butterfly and don't need anyone's help. They breed prolifically and millions of them swarm here from North Africa and Europe each year.


Posted: 30/04/2014 at 19:09

There are zillions of cultivars - just enjoy it!

I.D please :)

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 19:05

Yucca flaccida, I think. Fairly hardy.

Budget patio ideas?

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 08:09

Presumably a substantial part of the quotes is for breaking up and removing the existing mess. Do you know how the quotes are itemised?

What to plant?

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 07:59

I'm not sure I understand this. Is the legal boundary the fence or the line of stumps? If the former you presumably have no right to plant anything beyond your fence.

Useful tool

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 07:44

Just had a pop-up on my screen saying 'Win a cutting edge lawnmower'.


Posted: 09/04/2014 at 17:40

Clematis armandii.

ITV Alan Titchmarsh - Britain's Best Garden's

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 06:09

30 Groundforce gardens?

Gardening and Chickens

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 06:05

And if you're interested in rats you might see a few!

Laburnum split trunk

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 06:01

Looks as though you will end up with an unbalanced-looking tree when you remove this branch. The exposed interior of the trunk might not be an immediate problem - laburnums seem to survive all sorts of disasters.

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Silver birch

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