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Latest posts by Lyn


Posted: 28/09/2015 at 13:02

Hostafan, that pictures obscene, you'll have to get it framed!!

Pepper plants sick leaves

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 17:30

I agree with Philippa, too late for fruit, sow some more seeds at the end of February  and start again. 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 17:26

Thanks Verdun, I will pop them in a greenhouse when the frosts come and plant out next Spring. 

Evergreen climber?

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 17:20

Fairly flat,,,that was not! I think a clematis or two would be best.

Evergreen climber?

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 17:08

I wouldn't recommend Glasnevin Steve, it will be a huge tree before you know it. We had to cut ours down a few weeks ago, it has been cut right back every Spring, and even though it's only been there three years, this was it in August. Not that pretty either. As you see the height here, so you get that in depth, I was forever chopping it back as it grabs you as you walk past it!



Is this scurfy rose scale?

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 17:01

I seem to remember my mum painting this scale with methylated spirit, or is that not allowed these days. One coat used to do the trick.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 13:50

The butterflies and bees love the dahlias.

 Hostas Dahlia still going strong


This is the top garden, never usually shown! It was a fantastic day yesterday.


The grasses around the pond have some lovely fluffy seed heads

 Rudbeckia just catching a Queen Vic Lobelia.

 I have always got pansies in various stages.

 I have lots of these bees now, they are very pale coloured.


Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 13:36
Verdun wrote (see)

what size pots now Lyn?  You will lose them if you plant them out now I think.  My own rooted plants vary from a few inches in 9cm pots to bigger in 3 litres and they will all have some protection either by fleece or gh.  Those in the garden will stay out and I will know which are hardiest.  Black Adder and Sangria have survived 2 years outside already

they are in four inch pots, deep ones.

Plant ID Please

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 19:30

Have you got some now Hosta?

Annoying relentlessly spawning weed/plant

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 19:21

I don't like it either, yet there was a post on here the other day and the poster said she liked it and wanted it to spread.

Discussions started by Lyn

Insect ID please

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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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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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Mirabilis Longiflora

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anyone have one of these?

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root trainers v. pots

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