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Posted: Yesterday at 23:10

Lovely things. It took 3 tries to get them established but worth the effort.


Posted: Yesterday at 22:36

Yes WW. Eranthus hyemalis, aka aconites.

not Aconitum species aka monkshood.

Nice pic. I'm ready for it all to start now, 

Pruning an apple tree

Posted: Yesterday at 22:12

You could be right about that large branch being from below the graft Bob.

Do you get different apples on different parts of it MJ?

Pruning an apple tree

Posted: Yesterday at 21:01

Hi MJ. I'm no apple tree expert so listen to any that are. 

However, what I would do with that is remove the entire branch that starts low down on the right. Back to the trunk. If you look at your marked cuts there won't be much left in the way of productive growth on it and it would balance up the shape.

Also, cutting off ends of thick branches like that can lead to die back or long straggly regrowth and looks ungainly at best. 

Plant ID

Posted: Yesterday at 17:19

I think that's a cleome. I've never grown them but I've seen them around

Happy Christmas

Posted: Yesterday at 13:43

Thanks, Happy New Year to all

Christmas has come early

Posted: Yesterday at 13:39

That's nice Bob. I always tell myself I won't buy anything else unless I know where it's going to be planted..

But I always do

Wild Flower Identification Needed.

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 19:47

A lot of the sowthistle/dandelion types close up to a point when the seeds have gone. They don't go hard and prickly

Shrub ID

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 18:09

Shrub ID

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 17:56

That would be good Bookertoo. I always build a 'tree' with things from the garden at Christmas. Some red berries would be great. The holly has already been stripped, it didn't take long, there weren't many.

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Some berries to ID please

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I've got a new butterfly

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