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Runner beans

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 11:22

I've noticed this year that very few of my runner bean flowers are setting.  There is very little evidence of bees or hoverflies this year.  Is there anything I can do to improve the set rate apart from getting a bee hive?

Is This Honey Fungus?

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 11:20

I don't think it is, too early in the year for honey fungus to appear.  They are too pale.  Honey fungus has a collar on the stem on the underside which is a creamy white.

Unknown flower

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 14:42

I would suggest that it is an Allium but not sure which one

Tomato trouble

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 17:13

They could be hungry.  Outside plants need feeding and watering just like ones in greenhouses.

2 ID's please

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 17:12

I agree, the second one is bindweed

Bug ID!

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 17:05

I don't think those are vine weevil eggs as they are laid in the soil.  They look more like caterpillar eggs.  You can get a treatment for vine weevil that you water the pots with, it's active against the larva.  There are several brands available so you now have an excuse to visit the garden centre

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 11:45

Sounds like Clarington's bosses are heading for a whole heap of issues.  There are rules about making people redundant and I don't think their approach is following any of them.

Suggestions please - shrubs for shade!

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 16:20

Escallonia does well in shade in my garden which is on clay

Honeysuckle Problems

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 14:10

Looks like powdery mildew.  Can be caused by humid conditions or dry soil.  You could spray with a fungicide

Help needed identifying these seedlings.

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 11:43

The first and third are weeds.  I know the first by the name of Fat Hen but do not know the other name.  I aggree that the last picture are Rudbeckia

Discussions started by MuddyFork

Over wintering a Water Lily

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Last Post: 24/11/2015 at 07:58

Plant id please

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Last Post: 06/10/2015 at 14:09

Any recomendations for a garden to visit

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Last Post: 23/09/2014 at 21:07

Shield Bugs

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Last Post: 19/09/2014 at 15:18

Runner beans

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Last Post: 16/07/2014 at 12:21

Cucumber seedlings

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Last Post: 19/05/2013 at 22:28

Are there any Dahlias with a perfume

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Last Post: 17/07/2012 at 14:28

Are there any Dahlias with a perfume

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Last Post: 18/07/2012 at 06:37

Does anyone know what this plant is?

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Last Post: 11/07/2012 at 16:49

Poorly white grape vine

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Last Post: 11/07/2012 at 19:58
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