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Plant ID's

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 19:10

nice big ones, good flowers next year. Don't forget to let them seed, they're biennial.

Plant ID please

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 18:47

It's a cyclamen. Once it flowers it will seed around and you could get a good patch. I think it's Cyclamen hederifloium


Posted: 09/10/2016 at 18:44

great idea, I wouldn't deep dig, just loosen the surface a bit and sow like you would grass seed. All native plants can take an autumn sowing, if they couldn't they'd have died out. 


Posted: 09/10/2016 at 18:25

Most native plants respond well to autumn sowing, in nature the seed is set in summer and autumn, some plants germinate quickly before winter, others wait til spring.

What sort of meadow are you thinking of, perennial with grass or annual? Native or non-native?

Horseshoe vetch is a chalkland plant I think, is that what you have?

Which one of these would be best?

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 17:18

yes, berries on the females only.

Which one of these would be best?

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 15:53

no, you need one of your plants to be male. The other two (or more) can be female for the berries

Which one of these would be best?

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 14:40

and you need a male and a female.

There are a few self fertile ones but not variegated as far as I know. 

Using weedkiller around trees.

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 13:57

If you've cleared the weeds what are you going you put the weedkiller on? Weed killers generally work through leaves

If there's anything you can put on soil to kill roots it won't differentiate between brambles and tree.

Identify plant

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 13:49

Ceratostigma willmottianum


Posted: 09/10/2016 at 08:56

all spuds cook differently. Some cook to a mush, some go from hard to disintegration in a second. Some stay whole however long you boil them.

As Michael asked, are they a different variety?

Discussions started by nutcutlet

I think it's some sort of geranium

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Last Post: 18/10/2016 at 17:47

fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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Last Post: 02/10/2016 at 09:45

a couple of oddities

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Last Post: 29/09/2016 at 14:23

the perils of plant ID

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Last Post: 17/08/2016 at 23:29

yet another clematis question

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Last Post: 16/08/2016 at 19:16

feeding the birds

is it good? 
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for Guernsey Donkey 
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Last Post: 18/08/2016 at 15:21

what dunnit?

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Last Post: 08/07/2016 at 20:46

might be ricinus

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Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 20:14

Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 22:43

roses from seed on behalf of marksman

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Last Post: 09/05/2016 at 18:55

Lonicera ID

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First paeony of the year

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Have I grown too much

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Magazine titles

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