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Biennial / Perennial growing from seed

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 21:22

Foxgloves are poisonous, don't know that they're skin irritant. Half the garden is poisonous. Don't eat the flower garden

Shuttlecock ferns in school wildlife garden

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 21:20

On my dry side of the country the dryopteris is 2' 6'' maybe.

Hart's Tongue is good and reliable as well, Asplenium scolopendrium, smaller with shiny leaves

Biennial / Perennial growing from seed

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 21:16

Foxgloves much the same technique as wallflowers though they seed themselves once you get them started.

Shuttlecock ferns in school wildlife garden

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 20:57

Is matteuccia?

They like damp. Easy if they get that.

Dryopteris felix-mas, male fern, is more tolerant of whatever it gets

Poppy invasion - help!

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 20:16

Sounds like Meconopsis cambrica, welsh poppy.

Don't let them set any more seed if you don't want them. 
you could paint the ones you cant dig out with a gel weedkiller. They are resistant to being dug out even when not under a boulder

Help ID

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:41

Those little brownish bits are flowers, or at least buds.They don't have much flower power

Supporting my local wildlife

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:34

Hawthorn is always a good start for a wildlife hedge

Grass snake

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:32

That's very good to hear Philippa. They live here and I saw a couple earlier in the season but nothing for weeks

I'm a little envious now

Can anyone identify this plant

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 14:49

It's a biennial native to somewhere south of us. The mediterranean area I think.

In a hard winter it doesn't always make it through to spring 

Can anyone identify this plant

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 14:42

It's an odd one, crops up all over the place where people haven't planted/sown it

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Seed and plant swap 2015

For the exchange of this and that between forum members 
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NYD flower count 2015

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keep of the grass in winter

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Some berries to ID please

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Moth of the day

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West Acre

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What pollinates Molly the Witch

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How hardy are my plants

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Hummingbird Hawkmoth

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Last Post: 06/09/2014 at 18:46

Just look at this seed head

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Last Post: 28/08/2014 at 18:59

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 08:41

I've got a new butterfly

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Knowing when to stop

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