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Posted: 14/06/2015 at 17:43

Those sentries are the young men waiting for the girls to come out. We won't go into what happens when they do.


Posted: 14/06/2015 at 17:28

Have you got somewhere else you could put them. If you wait till they've all gone to bed in the evening you can put a piece of tape over the hole and relocate them. I have 2 nest boxes full that were relocated to my garden from somewhere else. Good pest control companies will do this for you if you don't like the idea of doing it yourself.

I expect they're tree bumble bees but if they're honeybees a beekeeper will do it

Hawthorn leaves turning brown

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 17:23

I love that sound, I have a laburnum like that, tall enough to stand underneath and be(e) surrounded by buzz

Hawthorn leaves turning brown

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 17:07

I think your top growth tree has been grafted onto a hawthorn root which is now growing. That explains the different leaves but I'm no nearer an ID for what has been grafted on

Help with herbs

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 17:04

Lemon vernevna and pineapple sage are not hardy.

I don't know lemon curd thyme or chocolate mint

another plant ID please...........

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 17:02

Yes, big leaves Jo. Some of them are almost trees.

Can't positively ID yours as one though see what the flowers look like. That will help

Lonicera Japonica 'Halliana'

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 16:46

Honeysuckles can be cut back hard and grow again stronger than ever. 

What to do with this bush?

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 16:44

I was thinking one of the spireas

Holly tree

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 16:38

i think it would regrow. I've been very harsh with hollies, always with success. The only thing to watch is cutting below a graft if there is one

another plant ID please...........

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 16:33

I've got a cotoneaster with leaves like that

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ID please

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A nest box full of tree bees 
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any ideas? 
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Water voles

They're back 
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another bulb from nowhere and a baby shrub

I don't know what they are 
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Tomatoes in a cold GH

Can i put them out there yet? 
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another crown imperial question

how much to take off 
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ID my fungus please

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