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Latest posts by MuddyFork

Something has dug a hole...

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 11:25

I currently have badgers digging up a nest under my conifer hedge.  It appears that bumble bees are a major part of their natural diet.

Pruning grapevine

Posted: 09/06/2015 at 15:09

Mameha, you might find this RHS advice helpful.

Mystery plant

Posted: 12/05/2015 at 12:06

It could be an Eryngium (Sea Holly).  They self seed in my garden

Please help me identify this plant/weed

Posted: 30/04/2015 at 13:30

It could be 'Pale Persicaria' which is a weed but I believe that there are also cultivated forms of persicaria

Planting out my Broad Beans

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 14:16

Dove - They'd been out for several weeks and I had planned to start leaving them out.  Just a case of bad luck I think.

Planting out my Broad Beans

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 14:07

I'm based in the south and last week lost two broad bean plants to frost because I forgot to put the back in the greenhouse until 22.00.  I'd say it would be very risky for you given the current forecast.


Posted: 10/02/2015 at 15:34

Matty2, surely a visit to the GC is medicinal .  You could try that approach.

To Early?

Posted: 10/02/2015 at 09:45

I have cut down my Miscanthus.  I have found that if I leave it any later it becomes harder to do without cutting the new shoots.  It would be wise to check to see if the new growth has started to appear. 


Posted: 19/01/2015 at 09:52

WUM - wind up merchant?

Can you help save my orange tree?

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 10:49

Scale insects will probably be the cause of the leaf drop.  You need to check the back of each leaf paying attention the the central vein area.  I lost a 6 foot lemon tree to a scale insect infestation.   

Discussions started by MuddyFork

Plant id please

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Any recomendations for a garden to visit

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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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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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