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Posted: 18/05/2012 at 12:47

Amazing photos steephill

I am rubbish at taking Wildlife pics as you will see

I noticed these spiders yesterday

 I am worried about this beautiful Bee - it was on the same flower for a very long time yesterday I haven't been down to check yet if it is still there today

May In Your Garden

Posted: 18/05/2012 at 12:42

I hope you get your job Flowerchild I rescued a grafted Plum Tomato plant the other day for 20p reduced from £3.99  The lower leaves look rubbish but the new growth is fine  I am growing grafted Aubergines and Peppers this year for the first time so I will be interested to see how the tomato does

The bedding plants are now out of the greenhouses

Houseplant SOS from complete novice!

Posted: 17/05/2012 at 16:18

Bob is a Dracaena marginata - I would let the compost dry out a bit and put him somewhere bright but not direct sunlight and do as Averil says - give hime a mist now and then - I hope he recovers

Pam x

Welcome to the plants forum

Posted: 17/05/2012 at 07:53
A.M wrote (see)

This year I've gone seed planting mad! (Poppies, Rudbeckias, Sunflowers, Helicrysums, Branchycome Daisies & various veggies too) My windowsils are full. Brachycome Daisies are growing well but long & leggy. Can anyone tell me if they are a trailing plant please? Thank you.

Brachycombe is a very pretty trailing plant - trimming it back will help it to bush out  I take cuttings from my plants at the end of the summer for the following year and in the Spring if they are getting a bit unruly have been known to take the scissors to them without any detrimental effect

Pam x


Posted: 16/05/2012 at 19:25

They are in another post figrat

Pam x

May In Your Garden

Posted: 16/05/2012 at 19:23

That is one beautiful Ceonthus Wintersong

Plant ID please

Posted: 16/05/2012 at 19:21

Sorry Janet but I can't see your pic

Pam x

naming plants

Posted: 16/05/2012 at 19:17

The first one is an Aeonium and the second one looks like a Potentilla  If your niece can spare one of the rosettes of the Aeonium you can put it into some compost and it will root

Pam x

Fuchsia problem

Posted: 16/05/2012 at 16:03

I think a lot of plants came to a standstill with the awful weather we have had - another year your fuchsias will have romped away - don't feel bad  I hope they recover

Pam x

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