Home composting is unlikely to kill the seed. Our domestic heaps just don't get hot enough
I'd go for the darker one as it is older wood. It would be worth a quick check to see how many branches it has higher up in case it leaves an odd shape.
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
Thanks Dove, probably down to watering. Since we went to metered water I try not to use too much.
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?
It's a foe but I can't remember it's name.
The first is a Scabiosa
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
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?
Begonias and pelagonias