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Wild Flower Identification Needed.

Posted: Yesterday at 19:07

That's very unlikely to be found in woodland, though.


Posted: Yesterday at 19:06

I've been impressed by my Grubs Boots, which are similar to MuckBoots. They are easy to get on and off, keep my feet warm, haven't leaked yet and are purple! I used to buy cheap ones, but they didn't even last one season as a rule (I wear them every day).

Wild Flower Identification Needed.

Posted: 17/12/2014 at 16:28

If you pull off all the brown bits, you should be left with a cone shape in the middle - a bit like a strawberry hull. That's if it is Echinacea, but I agree that it's an unlikely place to find them.

I don't suppose it could possibly be a Burdock??

Wild Flower Identification Needed.

Posted: 16/12/2014 at 18:42

No, it isn't knapweed. Looks more like a member of the onion family to me.


Posted: 14/12/2014 at 12:52

You could try the Wolf RS2500. They are quite small, so fit my hands, and the slider for the lock is stiff so that I don't move it accidentally.

Mole hills

Posted: 09/12/2014 at 12:27

Moles can be a serious problem. I reseeded a large patch in the paddock in the autumn, the grass was growing well when Mr Mole discovered it. The patch looks like the surface of the moon now! I did buy some mole traps, but haven't had the heart to set them up - yet!!!

Kindle e readers

Posted: 08/12/2014 at 22:08

The Kindle Fire is a tablet, I love it and use it all the time. It's also much cheaper than the Apple offering. For reading, it's full colour, you can change the size of the font and enlarge pictures. You can also read and annotate PDF documents. You can get all the usual apps as well. The battery life seems very good.

Washing fleece

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 18:14

I've machine-washed some pieces, they did go a bit fluffy in places but held together. Some kinds are much stronger than others, I've found. I'd give it a go, on a gentle programme.

Are these damsons or sloes please?

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 13:28

Damsons are always cultivated, although you might find them deliberately planted in hedgerows. Bullace are more the size of the marbles that I used to play with, around 20 mm, the sloes are smaller than that (8 - 15 mm, usually not more than 10 mm). Any will do with the gin!

Paeonia delavayi

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 13:09

I grew both the red and yellow forms from seed. The yellow is by far the best plant, very tall and covered with large flowers in its season (at the moment it's dropping its leaves all over the place!). The red ones have disappointing small flowers and only grow to a couple of feet. So probably worth only buying in flower to make sure you get a good one.

I've got plenty of seeds of the yellow form, send me a PM if you want a few.

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