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Posted: 29/01/2017 at 19:18

Cultivar. A plant that differs in some way from the species, but not enough to be a separate species.

               Tends to be used to refer to cultivated variety, ie bred by man, but can occur in the wild.

Hybrid. A cross between 2 different species.

Variety. A rank in the classification system, beneath species

             Genus - Species - Variety - sub species.

Not sure whether I have explained that well.

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Posted: 29/01/2017 at 17:28

Hi all.

Miserable day again, so I have been studying. Finding it hard, as it is so long since I last did it. Keep wandering off, or playing games, need to learn how to concentrate again.

Has anyone eaten Hosta leaves before?

Posted: 29/01/2017 at 11:50

I am still struggling to see why.

What is wrong with Cabbage, Lettuce etc., etc.. 


Posted: 29/01/2017 at 11:48

As for variety, I would choose G. nivalis, it is the commonest and it multiplies well.

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Posted: 28/01/2017 at 22:02

Great win GWRS, slightly better than our streaky 4-3, with the last kick of the game.

Sadly don't go that often now.

Grass seedling lawn eruptions

Posted: 28/01/2017 at 14:39

they look too small for mole hills, sadly I have lots at the moment, so plenty to compare with!

top dressing, MO Bacter and the moss farm...

Posted: 28/01/2017 at 14:37

You need to remove the moss before you do anything else.

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Posted: 28/01/2017 at 13:15

Major excitement! My Winter Aconites are flowering.

Always flower before the Snowdrops in this garden, and I regard their flowering as the first signs of life in the garden.

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Posted: 28/01/2017 at 12:37


Certainly can be seen in Scotland, I have often seen them in Poolewe. I would have thought it was rare to see them at bird feeders.

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Posted: 28/01/2017 at 11:58

LP. I lost several panes of glass when we were away, but IMO the greenhouse is still useful, keeping a lot of the rain and wind out.

Don't be disheartened, I have never heated mine and it is still incredibly useful.

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