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What's cropping in your veg patch?

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 20:06

Lettuces, chinese cabbage, basil, rocket, chives, (very small) potatoes, red currants and today garlic with lovely cloves. My first garlic and I'm tickled pink!

Talkback: Urban foxes on the allotment

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 07:48

Super video(s) fidget, love his glowing eyes!

stocks

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 07:36
fidgetbones wrote (see)

Sorry, its Friday afternoon and I've had too much sugar.

Are you sure it was only sugar, fidget?

Mystery plant growing among strawberries

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 20:34

Nigel, google "majoram in the kitchen", you'll get lots of ideas.

Plant ID please

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 20:23

The "branch" which is flowering now won't flower again, but it will grow one or two new ones from the bottom which will flower next year. Cut off that branch at the base once it has finished flowering. Here some info on how to move it.

http://www.ehow.com/how_8115776_move-yucca-plant.html

 

 

Mystery plant growing among strawberries

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 20:08

Certainly looks like majoram to me, wait til it flowers, it should have pink flowers.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/49001.jpg?width=264&height=191&mode=max

 But try and keep it in check, it likes to spread around.

Help Red Beetles

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 21:10

There is an article by Helen Yemm in the DT today about lilly beetles!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/gardeningadvice/10877594/Thorny-problems-how-do-I-get-rid-of-lily-beetles.html

 

wild Orchid.????

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 05:21

Hi Herbgarden. I've just googled wild orchids uk and found this. I think your orchid is a sawfly orphys and loved by bees, see link below

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/about-us/news/2012/july/bumper-year-for-bee-orchids-share-your-sightings112860.html

 

Discussions started by SwissSue

Grasses

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Hellebores

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A rose by any other name ,,,,,,,,,,

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Silica cat litter instead of vermiculite

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Site is not working

The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it? 
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Harvesting Parsnips

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Eremurus/Foxtail lily

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Tomato Growing

Especially good for new gardeners 
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Info For Newbies - How to ensure that your question appears!

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Chelsea Flower Show 2013

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Getting rid of slugs

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Fuchsias

Taking cuttings 
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Ideas for Hanging Baskets

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Tower Hamlets

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Overwintering Cannas

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