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Latest posts by landgirl100

what on earth is this chive smelling plant, we have found it on the lawn??

Posted: 19/03/2014 at 23:14

Just mow them, they will soon give up.

Photinia leaf drop

Posted: 19/03/2014 at 17:43

Photinias do very well in my very alkaline soil, but it is well-drained. I agree that it may be wet conditions that are affecting your photinias. They do drop leaves at this time of year anyway, as Flowerchild says. The photos show a tree making lots of new growth, and it's a good shape, so I would leave it alone.

Plant ID's please

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 23:10

No. 2 is a creeping buttercup. I agree with Nut about the anemone in the first pic.

Dahlia bulbs and tubers

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 12:40

Dahlias aren't usually hardy so many people lift them every year and store in a frost-free place. This would disturb your bulbs, so probably not the best situation for them.

what is...

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 10:32

Mine has trellis on 2 sides (the visible ones) and there's winter jasmine, honeysuckle and variegated ivy growing up it. It's completely hidden, the oil man has to ask if he hasn't been before! I do have to keep the top clear, the ivy has a habit of growing over the filling hatch so it gets a haircut twice a year. I cut back the winter jasmine after flowering.

casualties of the battlefield

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 19:10

The second one is red dead nettle, Lamium purpureum, and the third is bramble, Rubus fruticosus. I'm not sure about the first pic, I thought it was groundsel from the small photo but it clearly isn't on enlargement.

Help with ID

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 15:09

Yes, agree with arabis.

Who ate the lupins???

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 19:44

Thanks all, I think it was the mice. Absolutely no sign of slugs or snails, I've had a good look in the pots.

Holly hedge from cuttings

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 19:39

I used to find hundreds of holly seedlings near my mature female holly, I think these would be easier to use for a hedge - assuming you have an obliging tree nearby.

I-D please.

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 11:36

Your plant with purple flowers and whorls of leaves might be purple toadflax, Linaria purpurea. The pink version is variety 'Canon Went'.

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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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