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Latest posts by Lyn

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.

Lesions/splits to fuschia buds

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 23:44

I think you may have overfed them. you have forced them to grow quicker than they wanted too. I have never, ever fed my fuchsias that are in the ground, only mulched in the autumn. Pick of the damaged buds, i am sure it will be ok, and stop feeding.

I only feed ones in pots, then only once a fortnight, later in the summer.

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 23:21

I will try Christine, havent left too many this year as I grew a lot last year, didnt think I would need many.. I will put your name down. I am sure, with  Runnybeak we can get enough.

Jimmy....the seed heads will go brown and the seeds inside rattle, dont pick off the plant till then.

a frondy pink ...acer?

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 22:58

There's a lesson to be learnt...always have your phone with you, if you have one that is!!

could have been Acer, check on the net, they are usually good on google images,

Discussions started by Lyn

Seed head ID Please

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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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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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root trainers v. pots

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