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Identification Please

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 23:09

Hi PinkFern, it's a Hypericum. 

Might be H. androsaemum, aka Tutsan. A photo of the whole shrub would confirm (or not)

Spring Plant id

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 22:37

Snowflake maybe, Leucojum vernum.

I agree muscari, there are many species, only resembling M. armenium on close inspection.

Have a look at M comosum for fluffiness

sorry about the long link, blame google images

Royal Wedding Poppy

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 20:15

this one?

If so it will probably flower in June eventually but not 2015. A few perennials will flower fist year from seed but I wouldn't expect these to. 


Posted: 20/03/2015 at 20:09

It will be a while before my toms go to the GH 

Hardy plants are tough, they will grow faster with the daytime warmth of the GH y but for years I grew them all outside with no protection


Posted: 20/03/2015 at 19:28


A cold GH gives some weather protection but you can't keep it warm.The temperature out there on a winter's night is just as low as on the roof and colder than up against the house. 

Yes, we have thermometers everywhere

Ventilation is very important


Posted: 20/03/2015 at 19:10

OH's welding mask photos weren't that great Claire.

But the eclipse viewing was very good


Posted: 20/03/2015 at 19:08

Stress? us and them Fishy

I've got added stress, I have to keep a friend's tomato seedlings alive for a week while she's on holiday. Still tiny, on kitchen windowsill. Didn't sow mine till today.


Posted: 20/03/2015 at 18:54

Good eclipse here, clear. Would be embarrassed to show photos after those I'm seeing on here


Posted: 20/03/2015 at 18:52

For hardy perennials you can leave the vents open now, and the door. My doors haven't been shut for weeks. I only close down for gales and the vents sort themselves out. As you know Fishy, my gardening style is not as precise as some but the plants grow. I water in the morning while the night are still coldish.

Another thing to consider for later is shading, it reduces the stress.

Flowers under a hedge

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 18:41

Don't choose anything to tall or it makes the hedge die off at the bottom. Violets, primroses, snowdrops, lovely

Discussions started by nutcutlet

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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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