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Joys of wildlife gardening

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 12:19

There's some teasel in there but I think they're working on the nettles


Posted: 09/06/2014 at 12:17

when they've died down, most of mine have already. You don't need to wait til the last little bit of green has gone. When they're mostly yellow/brown will do

Is mahonia invasive?

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 12:14

the mahonia Verdun refers at the beginning of the thread proved to be aquifoliium not japonica when the photo was posted.

easy plant id

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 12:11

Do they stink? I've never noticed that.

as regards 'thugs' I reckon a lot depends on your gardening style and how much space you have

Help finding Roscoea

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 12:05

and yes, they're easy to grow from seed, fidgetbones gave me seed last autumn and they germinated. 

Fresh seed, cold germinated over winter

Weed or Plant

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 09:33

It's Hypericum androsaemum. Tutsan is a common name.

Whether it's a flower or a weed is a matter of opinion. I like to have a few about the wilder parts of the garden but it's not one I'd choose for a small garden, it seeds around a lot

Newbie unsure what plant this is

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 22:36

we live and learn.

well, sometimes I learn. things still get swamped and go under

Can anyone tell me what these are please?

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 22:08

That's spinach or chard or something like that.

Newbie unsure what plant this is

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 22:01

Maybe fishy, it's an old one and I haven't seenit in GCs lately. The one potsand pansies mentioned, Rozanne, has a longer flowering season.

All the hardy geraniums are pretty tough, If you buy them in flower you can see what you're getting.

Can anyone tell me what these are please?

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 21:41

the top one is Euphorbia lathyris, caper spurge

Could we see a bit more of the other one, the leaves maybe and a view of the whole plant.

At first sight it doesn't look like something you would support with canes on an alotment

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Blackbirds in the mower shed

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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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bee success

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should be an arisaema

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A couple of rose questions

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egg laying newts 
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This year's lodgers

the bats are back and the moorhen is nesting on the pond 
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Osmanthus layering

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What have I got here

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Noisy b......s 
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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'

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Summat's wrong with the hellebores Verdun

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in the green

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For chicky

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