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Butterflies

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 17:31

Where are all the butterflies?I saw a couple of Red Admirals earlier in the year, but nothing since.Usually about this time of year Cabbage Whites are trying to lay eggs on my cabbages,but not one is to be seen.I live on the West coast of Scotland.Anyone else noticed a marked drop in butterflies, or is it just me.

P.S. My neighbour hasn`t seen any either.

Help,peach tree trouble

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 16:08

Thanks Bob,looks like its the end for this little tree.Will have a look for a new one,Avalon Pride it is then.

                                      Cheers

                                                John

Help,peach tree trouble

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 14:16

Hi.

   Can anyone help.I think that pics show peach leaf curl,but i sprayed it for leaf curl last autumn,then put large `heavy` fleece bag over it till now.When i lifted bag this is what i saw.If it is leaf curl is it worth keeping of get rid of sooner than later.

P.S. This is miniature Peach tree, 4 years.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/43575.jpg?width=204&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/43576.jpg?width=652&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/43577.jpg?width=652&height=350&mode=max

 

Greenhouse Heating

Posted: 01/03/2013 at 07:38

Hi Gardengirl.

I live in Scotland and have bad frosts.I close off a third of my greenhouse with bubblewrap and use one of those heater tubes(They cost the same as a lightbulb to run)Am a canny Scot lol.This seems to do the trick.

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Butterflies

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Help,peach tree trouble

THINK THIS IS PEACH LEAF CURL. 
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