Latest posts by Lyn

How to hide this monstrosity

Posted: 07/05/2017 at 18:27

They are only weeds, weeds are relentless, dig them out quickly before they set seeds again. As it's a small area you could double the weed fabric,

Stipa tenuissima

Posted: 07/05/2017 at 17:45

You should cut it down in early Spring before the new growth starts to show, if yours is growing now you could try carefully cutting the old stuff out being careful to leave the new shoots.

Plant identification

Posted: 07/05/2017 at 17:39

Does it smell a bit like onions if you break a strand of it, if so you can eat the flowers as well as the stalks, they look lovely on a salad.

Plant ID

Posted: 07/05/2017 at 17:32

 Definitely not Hydrangea, it is a weed but I can't think off hand, we'll have to wait for Nutcutlet.

Creeping weed identification help

Posted: 07/05/2017 at 14:34

They are a very good cheap cover for a fence, one plant will fill a space 5wide and more than that in height. If you don't let it self seed it's ok. 

I grew them a few years ago from seeds, they are just coming up now, no more than I planted.

Bamboo division

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 21:31

I bought a big pot of Bamboo a few years ago, took it out of the pot and chopped straight down the middle as Hosta says, or I may have used a spade, turned the halves round and did it again so got four pieces out of it. 

Thin hedge problems

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 21:27

If you were to cut a couple of feet off the top it will sprout out lower down. It will soon grow again in height but thicker.

Thin hedge problems

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 17:32

I can only see one picture and can't tell what the hedge is from that one.

Penalties for being Disabled.

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 17:22

Is this a gardening question, lots of people on here are suffering health problems and manage to do some gardening. 

Wildlife pond edge.

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 17:21

Let the grass grow up, don't mow, they love long grass and weeds to hide in, clean cleared edges don't attract wildlife as well as left alone natural. 

Discussions started by Lyn

Hostafans View

A little bit of Heaven 
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Pricking out cosmos

No more leggy seedlings 
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Birthday thread

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Birthday thread

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Clary 'Blue Denim'

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Seed ID please

Any ideas 
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Last Post: 26/01/2016 at 14:05

Hosta and Lyns day out

A trip around Rosemoor 
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Insect ID please

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Last Post: 07/09/2015 at 15:50

Seed head ID Please

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Last Post: 29/08/2015 at 23:03

How pretty!

Flowers in motion 
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Last Post: 18/08/2015 at 12:18

Photos from ipad

Made a discovery 
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Last Post: 16/08/2015 at 17:41

Shrub ID please

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Last Post: 10/08/2015 at 16:32

Paul's Hymalayan Musk rambler

How to prune. 
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ID. Please

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