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Harlequin Ladybird

Posted: 30/05/2017 at 12:28

Andrew 1958

The less spray you use, the better for wildlife in general. All ladybirds and the bluetits and co will eat aphids but you'll never achieve a balance if you kill parts of the food chain. and remember that's your food crop you're spraying poison onto

How to sort out this mess!

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 22:37

that stuff isn't Asarum europaeum, that has nice shiny leaves, smaller, and doesn't grow like mad.

I think this may be a petasites 

Plant identification

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 20:22

those leaves right at the front could be hellebore, can't see them clearly enough to be sure. The main plant isn't

Large weed rhizomes/roots

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 19:48

yes they would, and further.

Can't ID them from the photos, would need to get a bit closer and see the shape of the leaves, but if they have short lived flamboyant blossom and nothing much for the rest of the year they're probably flowering cherries

Harlequin Ladybird

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 19:45

they'll eat your aphids

they're here to stay 

Large weed rhizomes/roots

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 19:37
BobTheGardener says:

The 'Japanese blossom' tree you mention is almost certainly a cherry and those are well known for sending out shallow roots like this.

See original post

 ah, I wondered what Japanese blossom was, should have asked

Large weed rhizomes/roots

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 19:30

Japanese acers unlikely. Look for cherry/plum tree stump or something like that. 

Grey silvery plant, stay or go?

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 19:27

if they like it and it's in their garden I think you could only upset them by removing it.

My peony isn't flowering

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 19:25

they don't mind being moved and they hate being too deep. I wouldn't move one at this time of year but you could scrape away some of the soil.

Large weed rhizomes/roots

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 19:21

 hello Ladybird

Discussions started by nutcutlet

wot dunnit

Damage to my persicaria 
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Richard's Clematis

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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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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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Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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roses from seed on behalf of marksman

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