Latest posts by MuddyFork


Posted: 19/08/2016 at 17:59

Do not put nettle roots or seeds in as they can survive in homemade compost so you could end up spreading them around you garden

Hollow courgettes

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 14:42

Thanks Dove, probably down to watering.  Since we went to metered water I try not to use too much.

Hollow courgettes

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 14:01

Some of my healthy looking courgettes are actually hollow.  There is no sign of any pest damage.  Does anyone know what may be the cause?

Plant ID help - friend or foe ?!

Posted: 26/07/2016 at 16:13

It's a foe but I can't remember it's name.

Plants identity

Posted: 26/07/2016 at 12:40

The first is a Scabiosa


Posted: 25/07/2016 at 14:56

Feeding them would not hurt.  You could also pick off the owner leaves to make them look a bit better.  They should regrow new leaves


Posted: 25/07/2016 at 11:57

The leaves look as if they may have been scorched by the sun.  Did you move them from a shady spot to one in full sun?

can you please identify

Posted: 20/06/2016 at 13:32

Begonias and pelagonias 

Fish thieving magpies!

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 18:30

We have a magpie eating our tadpoles.  The koi are too big for it but not for the heron

Dead head or not

Posted: 11/06/2016 at 16:22

It looks like a native Hellebore.  If you leave it the seeds will go everywhere and could swamp you in seedlings.  I cut the whole flowered stems on mine to keep them tidy.

Discussions started by MuddyFork

Plant id

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Hollow courgettes

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Over wintering a Water Lily

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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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Are there any Dahlias with a perfume

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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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