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Naming plants

Posted: Yesterday at 13:17

Thanks KT53 that's a brilliant idea too. Thanks a lot πŸ˜‰

Naming plants

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 20:51

Hi Derekp, that sounds a great idea I will certainly give it a try, thank you  

Naming plants

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 13:01

hi everyone, do you have trouble remembering what the name of your plants are. I know quite a few names but.....?

As soon as someone points to a plant in my garden and asks me what it is - my mind goes blank!πŸ€”

I try to memorise the common name but feel I should learn the Latin name, and end up not remembering any name😳

I don't want to stick labels all over the place so I was wondering does anyone else have this problem and has anyone got a good way of remembering plant names that they could pass onto me pls😘

Unknown plant

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 20:02

Thankyou ladybird4,

I need to read up on it now, however I've planted it in a large tub until I know we're it will finally live also I'm away for a week now.

I have tried to follow planting /water information but  its looking a bit sorry for itself, hopefully it will settle down and perk up over the next few days. If not I'll have to take cuttings when I get back.

thanks for your reply.πŸ˜€

Is this chick weed?

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 15:02

Hi Hazel, sorry for the very very late reply on the viola's but I must tell you I took some to a professional gardener and he said they are definately weeds and must be pulled out before they flower or else you will have millions and never get rid of them! ☹️

Unknown plant

Posted: 11/05/2016 at 10:24

Hi really sorry everyone, I think a picture would be goodπŸ˜…

I have tried to send two pictures but this new site seems to have a mind of it's own

hope this is clear enough for you, if not please let me know.

thanks in advance πŸ™‚

Unknown plant

Posted: 10/05/2016 at 19:23

Hi, my builder has given me this lovely shrub but he has no idea what it is as the person whom he got it off didn't know either.

it has a lovely fragrance and looks very much like a buddlia but the flowers are not quie as cone shaped, and the leaves are more rounded and a lighter colour (I think) 

its stuffed in a plastic bag at the moment but I would love to know what it is so that I can make sure that its planted it in the right place and I look after it properly.

i hope someone can recognise it.

New look forum

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 21:25

What has happened to the forum?? I can't make head nor tail of it and I Don't Much Like  It so please put it back how it was !'!!!please 😑

How to look after Agave Americana Marinata Variegata

Posted: 04/05/2016 at 08:51

Thanks for the extra pointers Philippa smith2 that's great and I would love to accept your offer of a baby medico pica that's very kind of you.

How to look after Agave Americana Marinata Variegata

Posted: 03/05/2016 at 17:24

Great philippa smith2

thanks for your advice, I have had them in our garage all winter which I will do again this Autumn, I'm glad you mentioned the benefit of the clay pots I think they look nicer in them, I think I will cover the soil with stones to help with drainage and think they will look more tropical,

thanks again????

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