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Latest posts by landgirl100

Viburnum Opulus being nibbled

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 20:34

You don't need to remove the leaves if you catch them before too much damage is done, just rub off the grubs. You won't get rid of all of them whatever you do, though. I patrol twice a day, so far no serious damage.

Sorry more plant ID's please

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 18:03

Agree with Germander speedwell for the third one.

Yellow Flag (Iris) but not the usual

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 17:58

Not Yellow Flag, Iris pseudacorus. No idea what it is, though!

identify please

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:18

Might be a Weigela, but that's not a climber.

Daisy lawn in trend!

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 17:20

Fantastic, much nicer than manicured stripes!

What are these little blue flowers?

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 14:33

Actually, this is Germander Speedwell, Veronica chamaedrys. You can see the two lines of hairs on the stem which is the distinguishing feature of this species. It is this species that is sometimes known as Birdseye Speedwell - although we all know common names can be used for more than one species!

Daisy lawn in trend!

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 14:29

Please don't advocate taking wild flowers from verges or anywhere else. Even if it is "only a daisy". Uprooting wild plants is illegal under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Of course, you may be able to find someone who wouldn't mind you removing daisies from their lawn!

Woodland plant id's please

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 00:07

There's a lovely book by Richard Mabey called Weeds: the story of outlaw plants. You can have a look here 

ID help please

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 17:21

Not Toadflax. The common name is Shining Cranesbill.

A colony of bees have taken

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 19:31

Yes, why do they like greenhouses? They seem to get trapped and I find them dead on the floor - shame.

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

Can't get no inspiration!

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