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5 yrs Old Silver Birch

Posted: 12/03/2017 at 13:58

PS ants are carnivorous, they don't damage bark

5 yrs Old Silver Birch

Posted: 12/03/2017 at 13:57

I think it may be that the mature bark is forming. I don't think it's doomed. That smooth white bark is only on young trees and smaller branches. I'll go and see what mine looks like this afternoon and take a couple of photos

5 yrs Old Silver Birch

Posted: 12/03/2017 at 12:53

Can we see a photo please? 

Worms on the lawn

Posted: 11/03/2017 at 23:23

Did you take any photos, sheps?

I can remember seeing loads of worms on the surface  but not for years. But maybe I would if I went out to look

Worms on the lawn

Posted: 11/03/2017 at 22:51


Should I be worried?

Posted: 11/03/2017 at 21:53

I think they're not getting enough light in relation to warmth so growing fast and getting leggy


Posted: 11/03/2017 at 21:13

I didn't think they liked damp and shady. The few I've grown have been hot and dry

Phlomis Russeliana

Posted: 11/03/2017 at 21:11

When mine gets tatty I dig it up, pull of the scruffy leaves and replant it with the woody bits under the surface. It seems to work OK but I do that after flowering, I'd just pull of scruffy bits now

Sowing Seeds

Posted: 11/03/2017 at 18:20

Can I ask which wildflowers you were thinking of sowing. Most of the packets of 'wildflowers' don't grow in grass at all.

Gardeners' World

Posted: 11/03/2017 at 11:04

That sounds about right Hosta

Re the dark purple hellebores. They are dramatic in close up but agree with Obelixx, the lighter ones make a better display in the garden

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Calling Bensmith412

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I've been to Barnsdale today

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I think it's some sort of geranium

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fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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a couple of oddities

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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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might be ricinus

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Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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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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