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Latest posts by KT53

Chelsea tv coverage.

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 15:22

Plants and no celebrity waffle.  We'll almost certainly get the opposite.

Can somebody identify this one?

Posted: 13/05/2015 at 20:04

Thanks everybody.  Is it very invasive?  Should I rip them out now or can I leave them any dead head before any seed sets?  I have no idea where they have come from.

Can somebody identify this one?

Posted: 13/05/2015 at 18:51

I don't know if it will help with identification but the flowers close up completely when the sun goes off them.

Where to start?

Posted: 13/05/2015 at 15:46

I would just cut back anything which is severely overgrown but generally just check the plants out over the first12 months to discover what you actually have.

Can somebody identify this one?

Posted: 13/05/2015 at 14:26

I'm not sure about that granma.  I've done a search on the plant you name and the stem looks very different.  I've added another image showing the stems in more detail.  Not great images but I took them with a camera phone and I'm used to a normal camera.



Can somebody identify this one?

Posted: 13/05/2015 at 13:05

We have a number of these appeared in our front garden this year.  We certainly haven't planted them.  The flower is similar to Osteospermum but carried on long stems with multiple branches.


Garden Claw

Posted: 13/05/2015 at 12:51

I saw something similar in a local garden centre. Not Garden Claw so probably a poor imitation.

Ivy killing a holly tree

Posted: 10/05/2015 at 21:06

When we had our garden gutted 2 years ago, one of the few things left was the stump of a holly tree.  It was only about 9" above ground but has already grown into a substantial bush, as I discovered when I backed into it whilst digging

Malvern Spring Garden Festival

Posted: 09/05/2015 at 22:12

Mattbeer87, take care to compare prices between sellers.  Plant prices can differ dramatically for the same thing.  I don't mean larger versions costing more.  The precise opposite can be the case.

Example in point. Mouse Ears hosta anything from £5 to £12.  The £12 version was the smallest!

Malvern Spring Garden Festival

Posted: 09/05/2015 at 18:32

The only downside this year is a much lighter wallet when I came home

Discussions started by KT53

Fargesia nitida overgrown

Best way to get back under control 
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Last Post: 23/05/2015 at 20:10

Can somebody identify this one?

Mystery plants appearing. 
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Last Post: 15/05/2015 at 14:01

Malvern Spring Garden Festival

back on track. 
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Last Post: 10/05/2015 at 08:17

When gardens fight back

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Last Post: 19/02/2015 at 06:41

****** NHS box tickers. I need to vent

Stupidity of the NHS. 
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Last Post: 12/11/2014 at 18:56

Clear timber preservatives

Any experience? 
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Last Post: 05/09/2014 at 08:56

Spring bulbs lifted from pots

Worth keeping? If so what do I need to do. 
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Last Post: 15/06/2014 at 23:49

Hydrangea leaves being attacked

No idea by what! 
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Last Post: 26/05/2014 at 14:41

Employment Law

Where can I find easily understandable info on line? 
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Last Post: 23/05/2014 at 09:15

RHS Malvern Spring Festival

.... what a disappointment 
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Last Post: 11/05/2014 at 21:25

Raised bed for alpines

Is partial shade OK 
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Last Post: 13/04/2014 at 12:40

I had to chuckle

New Gardeners' World Mag 
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Last Post: 24/03/2014 at 21:31

Lily 'bulblets'

What to do with them. 
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Last Post: 12/03/2014 at 21:30

If I catch 'em I swear I'll bury 'em.....

Cats and their calling cards. 
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Last Post: 28/01/2014 at 19:59

dendrobium nobile care

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