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Latest posts by NickyB

Ideas for planting in a lump of tree

Posted: 26/07/2013 at 20:01

Maybe you could use some rockery plants? They might like this sort of environment? 

Mystery plants

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 21:46

Karoo plant maybe the top one? 

Mystery plants

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 21:44

Second one I would say.... maybe Rosaceae - Prinsepia uniflora Batalin ?

Mystery plants

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 21:36

The top one looks like some sort of Broom to me :-/ I'm assuming its spiny and viscious? 

Cats in my flowerbeds

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 21:27

Lion poo... we got some from a garden centre and it worked wonders

fatsia japonica

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 18:38

Thanks FG I will try and find someone who has one.

My grandma had one and i always think of her when I see one.

What could this hole be?

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 12:46

Fairygirl - its good we feel guilty though isn't it I'm not a destroyer of anything if I can help it. As a child I sobbed because I stood on a snail and wanted my dad to fix it's house... he told me it wasn't dead i'd just broken his windows.... aww !! :S

We have a colony of tree bumble bees using our bluetit house and I love them  

What could this hole be?

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 07:49

Yeah I would just leave it if it's not causing any harm. I didn't realise when I dug his home up. I felt awful! 

Hummingbird Hawk Moth

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 07:48

Ooh exCited! 

What could this hole be?

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 19:59

Yeah I would go for a mouse. We have a few in our allotment part of the garden. Accidentally dug up thier nest last year I felt awful... but now they are happy under my shed. 

Discussions started by NickyB


Deterrents ? Or how to attract more birds of prey 
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Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 09:20

Is this Arum Lily?

Please help identify!  
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Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 13:26


What is this fallen fruit? 
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Last Post: 22/08/2013 at 13:54

Help needed to ID this plant? Weed?

So pretty but everywhere!  
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Last Post: 18/06/2013 at 19:04

Putting softdrinks on the garden

things like coke, lemonade etc 
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Last Post: 22/06/2013 at 08:23

Another unknown in the garden :-/

Hoping you can help ID this please... thanks 
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Last Post: 18/06/2013 at 18:16


Will a caravan window work well? 
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Last Post: 14/06/2013 at 20:54


Was tired of the boring front garden 
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Last Post: 14/06/2013 at 21:12


When are they ready? I threw the box away! 
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Last Post: 14/06/2013 at 12:33

Bindweed :(

Evil evil stuff which is everywhere... any advice appreciated! 
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Last Post: 26/02/2014 at 09:24

ID on tree and accompanying Ivy please

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Last Post: 13/06/2013 at 07:11

Moved house last year. Need help ID'ing some plants please

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Last Post: 12/06/2013 at 22:23
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