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Hello I'm a Lily Beetle, come and get me!

Posted: 03/06/2013 at 10:02

How do you know that they have  not crawled up to the lid or the edge of the top , and as you lift the lid they are not flying off to your garden to take their  revenge  with vengence ???????.

I recycle mine! they are fed to  a  Carniverous Plant on my windowsil . They eat and kill my lilies , so my Carniverous plants eat and kill THEM for me !

 

Ponds

Posted: 03/06/2013 at 09:52

Which  species Arum  lily ?

 I have seen the large yellow one at the edge of ponds at NationalTtrust properties.

J Parkers let down

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 22:23

I ordered some orienral poppies 4 for £12  -odd plus postage . They arrived not as small plants  as Id had a few week ago from Jersey .

These were 1 to 2 inch dried up black roots , and 1 piece of white root 3 inch long . No planting instructions so I set them in pots of free draining  soil . The same as Id done with the small jersey's actual plants    .(  Which were almost double in size since they arrived ).

I checked after a few weeks . I ended up phoning for a replacement as I couldnt even find  the dried up roots .

I will follow this up when ? I recieve the replacement .

To give credit where its due , my shrubs which I had from them about 8 yrs ago are realy beautiful  and in flower right now -

Moth Orchids

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 22:00

 Does anyone  grow moth Orchids in the greenhouse - Im trying to make space !

Unknown Plant

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 21:48

Their are certain plant groups that I drool over and Iris is one of them  , I would suggest every 3 years to split them .

Slugs

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 20:22

Do you eat eggs ? I used to put crushed egg shells around hosta's - but first dry them off by putting at the bottom of your ovan . They crush easier too . I have also a holly tree ,The ones under this dont get attacked as the leaves drop quite ofton , they dry so I assume they dont like the prickles !

Rhododendrons and horse muck !

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 20:10

 If you grow tomatoes , cucumbers , melons.it will be much appreciated I think that .you can use it on many veg though check first !.  if its used on root veg like carrots they

" Fork ". 

Pleased your not using your horse muck on Azalea's etc , I love this family of shrubs and the only reason I know is because I did it to my first ! Would love to see some photo's of yours if possible.   

 

Please help ID these trees.

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 19:57

Hi Steven., the top one looks like an ash, not sure about the other , but wondered if the other is a Rowan. Can you send a picture of the tree ?

Rhododendrons and horse muck !

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 15:09

NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!NO NO !.NO

WHATEVER YOU DO , DO NOT GET THE HORSEMUCK ANYWHERE YOUR AZALEAS, RHODEDENDRONS ,CAMILIA IF YOU HAVE THESE TOO .

Never put cow muck or any other

IT WILL KILL -THEY HATE MENUR

THESE  PLANTS ALL NEED ERECASIUS  COMPOST . THE PLANTS YOU MENTION ARE BEAUTIFUL AND WILL FREWARD YOU TREMENDOSLY OVER THE YEARS. PLEASE CHECK UP THESE .

You can get the food from a garden store / pound stretcher/  etc

You Need Sequested iron .

Mystery Plants from inherited garden

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 14:58

The first looks like Cotoneaster - shrub

2nd  isnt close enough for me to make out clearly - but it looks like weeping veriety shrub -Weeping Willow? but not sure .

Third looks like Aubretia

Fourth looks like Primula - I know them as drumsticks

Fifth is Mimilus

Sixth looks like Buddlea

Discussions started by lucky3

does anyone grow ?

bush type beans 
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Last Post: 25/09/2013 at 07:50

How does this overwinter in yorkshire ?

Perovskia 
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Last Post: 07/09/2013 at 12:39

CAN ANYONE HELP PLEASE ?LOOKING FOR CASS REMOVALS

WANTED; THIS REMOVAL COMPANY 
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Last Post: 01/09/2013 at 21:43

walnut-tree-

BARK HAS CRACKED AND IT IS WEEPING 
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Last Post: 28/08/2013 at 14:02

-questions-about-broom--/-undecided--

TO MOVE OR TAKE CUTTINGS ?  
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Last Post: 27/08/2013 at 17:23

cabbage-plants-

infested by green caterpillers -no leaves left. 
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Last Post: 15/08/2013 at 09:05

orchids-in-greenhouse

this works well ! 
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Last Post: 14/08/2013 at 14:24

optimizer-pro-

GIVING ME PROBLEMS ,HOW DO I GET RID OF IT PLEASE? 
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Last Post: 13/08/2013 at 19:57

Azaleas ? I'm intrested in what others think on this one !

nurseries and watering ? 
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Last Post: 21/07/2013 at 22:49

SNOW IN SUMMER

Grey leaved ,rockery plant, white flowers 
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Last Post: 05/07/2013 at 21:52

azalea's - When does everyone feed

feeding 
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Last Post: 16/06/2013 at 19:11

shrubs

shrubs for a large border. open for suggestions please 
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Last Post: 11/06/2013 at 16:13

sowing seed .

Is it too late? 
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Last Post: 04/06/2013 at 19:42

FORGETMENOT blue.

Other flowers the same shade of blue? 
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Last Post: 04/06/2013 at 15:18

Moth Orchids

In the greenhouse? 
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Last Post: 02/06/2013 at 22:00
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