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Latest posts by landgirl100

Td immunisations...

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 12:41

It's my understanding that you don't need tetanus boosters if you had a course as a child or several throughout your life. You might be given one if you have an accident, though.

diatomeacous earth??

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 12:26

The Natural History Museum has some interesting information about spider bites, it might be worth sending off a specimen to confirm your identification.


Problems With Honeysuckle - Yellow/brown leaves

Posted: 10/09/2014 at 12:04

One of mine is doing the same thing, and looking closely at the leaves I can see that there are signs of mildew. However, there are plenty of leaf buds so I am expecting the plant to make a full recovery. As Dove says, Honeysuckle is generally a survivor!

Unknown paeony

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 13:12

Still a mystery then!

Unknown paeony

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 19:37

Yes, I looked at that but it has dark red blotches at the base of the petals, and mine is pure white. It might be P. obovata var. alba. I think I was given it as P. emodii, but it doesn't look like that either. It needs moving to a less shady position, it's struggling a bit where it is.

Unknown paeony

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 12:28

 Had to reduce the size, so not so clear.

Nut, it was a short specific name but I just can't remember it. Will have to go through lists!

Unknown paeony

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 11:25

Can anyone identify this lovely paeony in my garden? The label is long gone. It's a species, not a hybrid, it flowers in April and has amazing seed pods. For some reason, I ca,t post the photo of the seed pods at the moment, I'll try again later.


What pollinates Molly the Witch

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 11:03

Mine turned brown as well, it does die back fairly early each year so perhaps it's just because of the early start this year? 

Identifying shrubs

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 22:57


Advice for planting under a purple leafed plum tree

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 15:54

The Heucheras should do OK, also Pulmonaria. Your tree is very close to the fence, you do know it will get much, much bigger? I wouldn't put the Japanese anemone or the Alchemilla in such a small space, they are too rampant.

Discussions started by landgirl100

Tree spinach

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Unknown paeony

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Gorgeous fern

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Who ate the lupins???

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Cherry plum suckers

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Seeds in mortar

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Greenhouse renovation?

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Seeds have arrived!

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Can't get no inspiration!

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