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Latest posts by Lyn

Strange male courgette flower parts

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 11:01

They will grow bigger! its still early.

there should be some bees about to do the pollination by now.

Plants are cleverer than us, I dont think they get confused.

a frondy pink ...acer?

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 00:20

Could it have been Tamerisk, although its a bit early for those and not sure if they grow in city gardens

Cardboard Collar To Stop Caterpillars?

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 00:12

Well you're the vet Steve, dont ask us 

Perennial sweet peas

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 00:09

One plant will fill a 6 x 6ft. Fence panel!!

Bulbs - is it my imagination?

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 00:04

I do exactly the same as hostafan, they always come up next year, no problem, so mine are having a cull, along with primula denticulata, all heading for the compost, except the ones promised to a dear friend 

Cardboard Collar To Stop Caterpillars?

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 18:46

Thats a good one Carlyann, no time to cook this time of the year.

rose buds

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 18:25

I would say that if you only rescued in the autumn its still trying to make decent roots, it cant do that and flower as well, i would cut all off the buds  and wait until next year to let it flower, by then it will have a good root system.

broad bean problem

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 18:17

Thats what they do, you should see tiny little beans left when the flowers drop.

If thats not the case, can you show a photo?

What is wrong with this Rudbeckia plant (see photo)

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 14:35

You can often get weak ones in a batch. I just grow extra then bin the weak ones,it happens, nothing is perfect in nature. Feeding sick plants is tbe worst thing to do, pot into new compost see what happens.

Pet Rabbit

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 14:28

My daughter has a playpen for hers when she cant watch her.

Discussions started by Lyn

How pretty!

Flowers in motion 
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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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Last Post: 09/08/2015 at 07:42

ID. Please

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Last Post: 01/08/2015 at 19:41

Ulrasonic pest scarer

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Last Post: 28/07/2015 at 14:04

New ipad

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Last Post: 11/07/2015 at 12:47

Seed swap

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Last Post: 11/07/2015 at 23:40

ID on giant wasp

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Last Post: 17/06/2015 at 02:24

Mirabilis Longiflora

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Last Post: 29/05/2015 at 15:22

anyone have one of these?

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Last Post: 16/06/2015 at 18:35

root trainers v. pots

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calling Gardengirl

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