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Mistletoe - friend or foe?

Posted: 05/07/2016 at 08:41

A welding onsie.

 I'll nip down the workwear shop and see what they've got

Mistletoe - friend or foe?

Posted: 05/07/2016 at 08:20

Horseflies, the only things I swat in the garden. 

Goosegrass, sticky willy, shreds my skin, takes a layer off regularly.

Skin on my hands and arms currently lacerated by bamboo. Yesterday reduced a large 10-12foot tall patch to just this year's new growth. Shredding to follow, ouch

Mistletoe - friend or foe?

Posted: 04/07/2016 at 20:14

Only the nettles had me today herbaceous. 

The horseflies kept trying but I swatted them with my kneeling mat

Mistletoe - friend or foe?

Posted: 04/07/2016 at 19:59

The female must have flowers even if they are tiny and over-looked. No flowers, no seeds.

not grown

Posted: 04/07/2016 at 09:39

If you try again plant when the weather warms up in spring

Mistletoe - friend or foe?

Posted: 04/07/2016 at 09:33

It's not in the interest of a parasitic plant to kill its host. Old apple trees die and the mistletoe dies with them.

 I love the diversity of the plant world, it's fascinating and beautiful. 

Log pile

Posted: 03/07/2016 at 17:13

Lots of what's in there will be invisible to the naked eye but still part of the ecosystem. Clearing isn't part of this, you could rescue insects but you've removed their home and probably their eggs.

If it's too big, don't put any more on, or if you have room, start another one

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 02/07/2016 at 19:02

Just taken a glass of wine for a walk and admired today's weed pulling effects

ID. What is this plant ?

Posted: 02/07/2016 at 16:36

a cornus probably

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 02/07/2016 at 14:15


Discussions started by nutcutlet

the perils of plant ID

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yet another clematis question

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feeding the birds

is it good? 
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for Guernsey Donkey 
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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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Lonicera ID

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First paeony of the year

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Have I grown too much

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Last Post: 07/05/2016 at 16:41

Magazine titles

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Last Post: 30/04/2016 at 20:24

a couple of IDs please

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Molly the Witch in trouble

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wot daff

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