Latest posts by SwissSue


Posted: 15/05/2014 at 03:35

Dill is particularly loved by the caterpillars of the Swallow Tail Butterfly. Well worth planting some in odd spots around the garden.


Steep slope planting plans - any photos?

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 03:22

Those sprang to mind here too, Lizzie, perhaps alternated with one of the vincas.


What is this?

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 09:52

Your Grandma will be thrilled, Charlie! Don't forget that Lithodora's like slightly acid soil, so if she hasn't got that, it might pay to add a bit of ericaceous compost to the soil.

I.D please :)

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 17:08

A very beautiful Yucca!

I.D please

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 17:07

Looks like Ambrosia artemisiifolia a.k.a. Giant Ragweed, if so, the pollen can cause severe allergies.

What's this??

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 16:50

Oxalis tetraphylla "Iron Cross"

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'columnaris'

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 11:49

It sounds like it could be this, Possum:


What shrubs are these?

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 18:53

The "varigated" conifer looks more like it has dying/frozen shoots to me!


Posted: 24/04/2014 at 18:23

They say necessity is the mother of invention!

Talkback: Wild garlic

Posted: 23/04/2014 at 18:27

The way wild garlic spreads, I doubt if someone picking a few leaves will do any harm!

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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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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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Bitter beetroot

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