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what next

Posted: Yesterday at 21:48

There are the perennial ones called oriental poppies, you can cut those back, leaves as well and more leaves will grow.

and the opium poppies, the annuals with light green leaves

and the ones that are deived from field poppies in varoious colours, also annual.

the last two can be left to seed or pulled up

what next

Posted: Yesterday at 21:20

What sort of poppies are they?

stratification

Posted: Yesterday at 20:55

If you research where each plant comes from you will get some clues. No tender plant from a hot country will need cold stratification for its seeds. It's about replicating what happens naturally.

Is this a weed or wild flower

Posted: Yesterday at 20:49

Prunella vulgaris, self-heal, I think though it looks very blue rather than purple

Old Roses

Posted: Yesterday at 15:57

Have you got a photo?

Can someone tell me what this is please ..

Posted: Yesterday at 13:48

Columbine is what some people call aquilegia

see also Granny's bonnets

Black insect on lemon verbena

Posted: Yesterday at 12:48

I believe you Fiona, they're everywhere. I don't take much notice of them unless they get very extreme. They are part of nature and I like a natural garden, the birds pick them off for me and if it gets really unsightly I brush off or cut off

Problem with black bamboo

Posted: Yesterday at 12:37

I don't think bamboo grows from cuttings, you need a bit of root with a shoot or potential shoot. Also interested to know the origin of the bamboo seed.

 

Black insect on lemon verbena

Posted: Yesterday at 12:01

Can't see anything in the photo but sounds like aphids. Brush or hose them off with water, you don't need chemicals

does anyone know what I've done with my secateurs?

Posted: Yesterday at 11:58

Through the shredder with the heap of sticks you put down on top of them?

That makes an obvious loud clatter though You'd have noticed that

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