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cyclamen

Posted: 02/11/2014 at 10:32

They are perennial but nothing flowers forever. Also those very brightly coloured ones are not totally hardy in our climate

Is this Honey Fungus?

Posted: 02/11/2014 at 10:29

It's the time of year for fungi Matt. They're part of life's rich tapestry.  Spores are tiny and spread unseen in the air. Most are harmless, a few are harmful, the majority are beneficial.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mushrooms-Roger-Phillips/dp/0330442376

I think this book may have been revised since my copy.

An excellent ID book for all things fungal

Is this Honey Fungus?

Posted: 02/11/2014 at 10:06

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/63219.jpg?width=300&height=350&mode=max

 Honey fungus. 

Is this Honey Fungus?

Posted: 02/11/2014 at 09:58

No, it's not. 

But it's still not a good sign. Healthy trees don't grow fungi

cosmos plant

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 20:38

I'd enjoy it now. It's an annual and won't survive the winter. Pull it up when the frost had finished it off. If it's made any seed you could collect some for next year

Favourite garden task?

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 18:58

The joy of a good germination, Bob. Wonderful

Winter Readings

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 18:57

If you like a well written book, Christopher Lloyd is (was) your man.

I like a book I can read, the internet is good for information but not for a good read.

"Help"

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 18:42

As far as I know freesias aren't hardy outside in the UK.

But I've never grown one so maybe wrong

Favourite garden task?

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 18:40

no teapot, I can thank ad blocker for that

I'd potter about forever propagating; sowing, pricking out, potting on, dividing,

failing with cuttings 

Enlarging a pond

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 13:08

I did go out. I've crippled my back again it all took ages

Yes, the bottom of a pond is full of interesting things. Perhaps you could bale (bail?) it out into some other containers for the duration of the job.

Great idea, making a bigger pond

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