Latest posts by MuddyFork

Over wintering a Water Lily

Posted: 23/11/2015 at 17:23

Thanks for your help, bucket in unheated greenhouse it is.

Over wintering a Water Lily

Posted: 23/11/2015 at 17:08

It had to be removed from the pond because the Carp and Koi were shredding it and pulling it out of it's pot.  I trying to grow it so that it can stand up for itself.  I personally would get rid of the fish but they belong to OH and he assures me are worth mega bucks.

Over wintering a Water Lily

Posted: 23/11/2015 at 14:08

I have a small water lily in a tub that I think I need to move so that the water doesn't freeze.  Do water lilies have to be kept submerged or can they just be kept in a tray of water so that they don't dry out?  All my other water lilies are just left in the pond but that is a far greater volume of water so will not be as cold.


Posted: 09/11/2015 at 16:37

I have 3 Garden Wonder tubers that have looked like this for the past 3 years.  They have continued to grow well so it may not be a disease.  If you are concerned store them on their own over winter and see if they grow next spring.

Plant id please

Posted: 06/10/2015 at 14:07

Thank you.  I think it will be ideal, let's hope the environmental chap on the council does too.

Plant id please

Posted: 06/10/2015 at 12:56

In order to gain planning consent for a fence I need to plant a mixed hedge in front of it.  I don't want to use hawthorn etc.  I spotted this plant in the hedge on the opposite side of the road which I like.  Does anyone know what it is?





Neighboring horses eating my garden - advise please

Posted: 22/09/2015 at 11:14

I had a similiar problem but it was resolved when I planted a yew hedge on my side of the boundary.  Electric fence is now maintained as yew can poison horses


Posted: 25/08/2015 at 13:29

It's possible that both websites are maintained by a single company that made a mistake 

Any ideas anyone?

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 12:32

When I lived in Algeria this was known as Ice Plant but I don't know if that is a correct name

plant ID.

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 12:30

3rd one is Astilbe

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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Any recomendations for a garden to visit

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Shield Bugs

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Runner beans

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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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Poorly white grape vine

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