Latest posts by MuddyFork

Shield Bugs

Posted: 19/09/2014 at 15:07

Thank you, they are Dock Leaf Shield bugs

Shield Bugs

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 18:20

They don't seem to be causing any problems I was just interested as there are so many.  Thanks for your response

Shield Bugs

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 15:19

I Know these are Shield Bugs but can anyone identify which ones.  I thought they might be Hawthorn Shield bugs as they are near a Hawthorn hedge but the pictures I have seem show them being more green in colour


 Should I be worried that they appear to having a party on my rhubarb and strawberry plants?

Another Knifofia question

Posted: 17/09/2014 at 12:59

My book on propagating plants says to divide in mid to late spring to allow roots to develop.  Not sure if now would be too late.

What is it

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 15:37

Weiglia is a flowering shrub.  Flowers range from pink thru to purple


Posted: 02/09/2014 at 13:55

I read somewhere that it is the heat that causes thick skins and we did have a very hot spell.

plant pots

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 15:38

If I need to put holes in the bottom of plastic containers I use an old soldering iron to burn through the plastic.  This means they don't split.   

Chilli peppers

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 15:48

Pushbar there is another thread on this subject that may interest you.

Legal height of a beech hedge?

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 14:39

The legislation only applies to evergreen hedges so a beech hedge can be any height the owner wants it to be.  I suffer from an over tall hawthorn hegde so have looked in to it.

Something to plant now for the kid

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 10:42

Nastursiums could work.  They are quick growing and I've noticed some self seeded ones just germinating in my garden

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Plant id

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Over wintering a Water Lily

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Plant id please

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Any recomendations for a garden to visit

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Shield Bugs

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Are there any Dahlias with a perfume

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Does anyone know what this plant is?

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Poorly white grape vine

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