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Posted: 02/04/2015 at 14:05

I think we do need a photo to ID these. Try making your photo smaller, this site doesn't seem to accept high resolution pics.

Rabbit friendly plants?

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 12:04

My garden's got lots of plants from that list but the (wild) rabbits seem to thrive! I think it's a bit on the "playing-it-safe" side, I guess rabbits avoid many poisonous plants. They never touch Aquilegia, for example.

Identify Plants

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 18:59

You're right, that does look like a bluebell.

a good turn needs to be considered......

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 18:57

I've got a theory that it's that first sting of the season that's the worst - I wonder if it acclimatises you to further stings? Kind of immunisation?

Plant ID

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 17:22

The white ones in the top picture are Sweet Violet, Viola odorata. You can tell by the shape of the sepals, which are blunt. The other picture shows longer pointed sepals, so are more likely to be dog violets 

cottage garden

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 17:16

Can you tell us a little about how you look after your plants? Do you have a problem with slugs, snails or rabbits?

Identify Plants

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 17:13

I don't think the plant with grassy leaves is Spanish bluebell, Nut - the leaves look too narrow. But time will tell!

Identify Plants

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 17:12

That's a drumstick primula, Primula denticulata.

bad day

Posted: 29/03/2015 at 17:29

Really scary day with the wind here as well. Things flying around all over the place - even my wheelbarrow went for a walk by itself! One of my bird tables has smashed on to the ground as well. I haven't wanted to be outside at all, and that's not like me!

Why doesn't my ribes flower?

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 18:56

White Icicle is much nicer than the pink/red one, mine is still in a pot at the moment but flowering its socks off.

Discussions started by landgirl100

Old secateurs

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Garrya worth saving?

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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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Last Post: 13/03/2014 at 19:44

Cherry plum suckers

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Last Post: 09/03/2014 at 07:31

Seeds in mortar

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Last Post: 21/01/2014 at 18:02

Greenhouse renovation?

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Last Post: 19/01/2014 at 21:48

Seeds have arrived!

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Last Post: 18/01/2014 at 20:23

Can't get no inspiration!

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