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what us this

Posted: 30/10/2015 at 17:49

Wow, thanks everyone, I'm amazed at the information regarding this fungi how interesting, I've never heard or seen anything like this before.

There isn't any wood around the area as far as I can see but I will certainly investigate further  this weekend.

thanks again I'll let you know the outcome.

what us this

Posted: 30/10/2015 at 11:59

Thanks for answering me so quickly , sorry I didn't check my spelling ????

what us this

Posted: 30/10/2015 at 11:56

 Does anyone know what type of fungi thus is and why it's suddenly started growing between the paving slabs behind our garage ?

Growing a jasmine stephananse

Posted: 18/09/2015 at 09:06

Hi Gertie grass, thank you very much for your advice, it sounds feasible so I will follow your instructions and see what happens.????

Growing a jasmine stephananse

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 19:17

Oh dear, that's bad news, I wonder what's going wrong ?

Growing a jasmine stephananse

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 16:01

hi does anyone have experience of Jasmine stephanense , I planted one in April and its growing ok but I would have expected a flower or two by now.

then I noticed someone asking (on the wrong web page) why thier jasmine hadn't flowered yet after about a year or so.

Can anyone advice please me  ?


magnolia stellata

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 11:26

Just thinking generally, cause I'm new to Stellata but you can kill a plant with kindness.

Sometimes letting it get on with itself makes for a stronger plant.

i have found this in my garden that some plants I have neglected survive and grow well.?



Turning over a new Leaf

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 11:18

Hi Korno, well done to you, obviously you have worked very hard, as we all know gardening hard work.

If I were you I would allow yourself some time to think of a plan for each plot.

First as a new gardener find the answers to these questions

What  type of soil  you have.

Which plot is in the sun or shade most of the day

Which plants will grow in those type of conditions

Which, of this plants do I like and want in the right places.

Also, the plot at the front of your house needs consideration, will people walk on it?

How high do you want plants to grow?

thats probably enough to think about for now.????


Advice needed

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 10:41

Hi, wondering if anyone can advise me.


i have a Magnolia Stellata in a pot that is about 17 inches high from the pot.

is there anything I should think about before I plant it out I.e. Time of year, place, winter protection.

i aim to plant it were it's part sheltered by a 4ft fence, in sun most of the day but the soil is quite moist as other flowering plants will grow around it.


Very unusual plant

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 23:07

Hi Lyn, thanks for picture it looks good and healthy, the info on growing the seeds are encouraging too, thanks again.

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