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Seed catalogues

Posted: 01/01/2017 at 18:11

These have more unusual plants than the mainstream seeds people. There are more but I can't bring the names to mind

Last edited: 01 January 2017 18:12:32


Posted: 01/01/2017 at 18:05

never noticed mine getting slugged either but I grow things hard, there's not a lot of soft, tasty stuff around

New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

Posted: 01/01/2017 at 16:20

Happy New Year Topbird (and all other flower counters)

Topbird, I will PM you a link to an open garden 

New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

Posted: 01/01/2017 at 15:53

Binoculars Topbird? We were out there in the persistence. I suggested postponing til tomorrow but was over-ruled. Probably best, another frost tonite would have wiped out even more flowers. 

about a third of last year's count.

New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

Posted: 01/01/2017 at 15:45

Hi Joyce, the bit where the erodium and rue grow is south facing and right up against the house, otherwise, no, it's edge of fen farmland 

New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

Posted: 01/01/2017 at 15:33

Including what some might call weeds (I call them wild flowers)

Red Dead-nettle


Jasminum nudiflorum

Eleagnus ebingeii

Oryzopsis miliacea


Viburnum rhytidophyllum

Liriope muscari

Sarcococca confusa

Ompholodes verna


Mahonia x media

Hebe 'Midsummer Beauty'

Claytonia ?sibirica

White Dead-nettle

Viburnum fragrans

Lamium maculatum

Pulmonaria 'Bowles Red'

Mahonia bealei


Cyclamen coum


Iberis sempervirens

Erodium pelagonifolium




New Year's Day 2017 Flower Count

Posted: 01/01/2017 at 14:59

been out, got wet, dried out the list, 26, will post details later

Fruit flies

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 16:56

Spontaneous generation was disproved but sometimes I wonder

Fruit flies

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 16:54

ooh yes and rotting beetroot, forgotten in  a plastic bag

Fruit flies

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 16:48

The insects I know as fruit flies like wine, beer and bread as well.

How many have you got? we get a few through the winter but I don't worry about them

Discussions started by nutcutlet

ID problem need a photo of niger plant

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Last Post: 24/08/2017 at 18:05

something I don't think I planted

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Last Post: 23/08/2017 at 17:08

wot dunnit

Damage to my persicaria 
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Last Post: 24/04/2017 at 16:24

Richard's Clematis

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Last Post: 29/03/2017 at 18:04

Calling Bensmith412

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Last Post: 28/12/2016 at 22:02

I've been to Barnsdale today

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Last Post: 26/10/2016 at 19:08

I think it's some sort of geranium

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Last Post: 18/10/2016 at 17:47

fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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Last Post: 02/10/2016 at 09:45

a couple of oddities

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Last Post: 29/09/2016 at 14:23

the perils of plant ID

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Last Post: 17/08/2016 at 23:29

yet another clematis question

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Last Post: 16/08/2016 at 19:16

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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