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Sue Gough


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Reaching for the sky!

Posted: 26/02/2013 at 12:07
I have a Camellia, not sure which. Has been in a South facing border for several years, it's about 3ft high. This past year it has thrown out lots of really long whippy shoots, well over a foot long. It has some buds on normal shoots. Should I prune the long ones off? Anyone else had this happen? Thanks Sue

Bugs in bin

Posted: 14/08/2012 at 13:21
Did wonder if that's what they are, thanks.
Thought of something in the night that I wanted to query , can't think what it was now. Old age strikes again !

Bugs in bin

Posted: 02/08/2012 at 11:34
Definetely not, about half the size. Apart from the fact maggots make my skin crawl, not really bothered, just wonder what they are.
I'm a lazy gardener too !

Bugs in bin

Posted: 01/08/2012 at 20:55
I have a small plastic compost outside the back door, when full, it goes into the main bin at top of garden. As it gets fuller, I have noticed bugs? on the sides, they look a bit like small maggots. Anyone got any idea what they might be please?

Lily leaf disease

Posted: 12/07/2012 at 09:29
I bought some Pink Defender bulbs earlier this year ( lily beetle proof?) and they look just like the picture. The leaves of two pots of Regale have gone brown and shrivelled from the bottom up, we're so bad I gave up and put them in the compost bin any ideas anyone please ?

Hissing Bees??

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 10:05
I had a 'hole in the ground' bees nest in the border last year. I was in the process of clearing all the plants as it was over run with PinkCampoin. I don't have very good hearing, so they may have been hissing, they were certainly very angry with me. The stings were very painful.
Hope they don't return this year!

Welcome to the problem solving forum

Posted: 09/03/2012 at 10:43
Won't say no as that would be tempting fate! Certainly not anywhere near my snowdrops.

Welcome to the problem solving forum

Posted: 09/03/2012 at 10:16
Can anyone tell me why Snowdrop bulbs ' migrate' to the soil surface? Every year I find loads just laying on the earth. Thanks

Talkback: RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2012

Posted: 03/02/2012 at 18:17
Hi Peteballan, lucky you, I haven't seen a greenfinch here in the North York Moors national park for several years now. Used to have at least 6 every day

Plants still in flower

Posted: 21/01/2012 at 16:14
Hi Ruth Bailey, I too have Campion in my garden, just appeared. Be warned, it will take over if you don't look out. My small back garden was totally overrun with it. Ended up taking everything out and replanting. That said, it is pretty!
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Bird food

Seeds 
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Any ideas

Low growing 
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Dead leaves

How to clear them 
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Last Post: 08/03/2013 at 13:07

Reaching for the sky!

Strange growth 
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Last Post: 27/02/2013 at 00:20

Bugs in bin

Plastic compost bucket 
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