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Kew Gardens visit, July 2017

Posted: 12/07/2017 at 20:20

Beautiful photos, I'm amazed that all those flowers are blooming now, I have most of those in the garden with not even a bud yet!  Must be so much warmer up there. 

So please you all had a lovely day, and thank you for sharing the photos. 

can you help identify this plant please

Posted: 12/07/2017 at 20:10

Only Facebook members can see it.

Double Begonias rotted at stem

Posted: 11/07/2017 at 23:31

They're either overwatered or you have vine weevil, tip the compost out of the pot and check.

Evergreen 4 in 1 - Black Grass

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 16:11

That will be fine, ours always looks like that, next year do it in April it will still be wet and have some rain on it then. 

Bug on plants through post

Posted: 09/07/2017 at 18:25

I think you have James, definitely not ladybirds.

ID for small flowering plant

Posted: 09/07/2017 at 18:20

Definitely Osteospermum.


Posted: 09/07/2017 at 18:01

I don't think those are verbena Bon at the back, I think they are all weeds. 

Bug on plants through post

Posted: 09/07/2017 at 09:48
punkdoc says:
See original post

 That's a good picture PD, it clearly shows Ladybird eggs as yellow and elongated, not white and round as OP. 

Your picture also clearly shows what they are like when just emerging from the egg.

Last edited: 09 July 2017 09:50:45

blue plumbago from seed

Posted: 09/07/2017 at 09:36

Found this on the net, looks like it's difficult to grow in uk. Definitely not to be planted outside in the first year, maybe if you keep it in a pot as you need to bring it inside for the winter until it's a big established plant.  

Bug on plants through post

Posted: 08/07/2017 at 18:58

They're not Ladybird eggs, and ladybirds don't hatch out looking like adults. I don't know what stink bugs are.

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Seed ID please

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How pretty!

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