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Help, Identification needed

Posted: 15/08/2012 at 20:26

This plant suddently popped up in a new bed, can anyone tell me what it is please?


Identification needed

Posted: 15/08/2012 at 20:21

Could anyone please identify this caterpillar for me?   It is made up of a yellow stripe with a grey stripe underneath with red dots in it.  It is hairy and it was feeding on my plum tree. Two caterpillars were found on the


Victoria Plum tree.




Posted: 28/07/2012 at 17:32

Thanks very much jean very helpfull,i was worried about leaves but i have done what you advised hope its cured. I to water and feed my plants in the same way you described also they are very near kitchen sink so plenty of humid air,thanks again.


Posted: 28/07/2012 at 10:04

Hi there how can i get rid of whitefly from my African violets, i thought that you cant wet the leaves, i,ve only got spray. HELP.


Posted: 04/07/2012 at 17:02

I have four one in full sun two in shade and one in part shade (early morning sun )the one that is doing better is the one in early morning sun and shade the rest of the day, but they are all looking good so who knows ! !

Growth on Victoria Plum tree

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 17:39

Thank you bob,i thought i,d cut it off but was,nt sure.What is a canker exactly? Its a shame because the tree is young flowered very well and carries lots of small friuts,i;d hate to lose it.

Growth on Victoria Plum tree

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 10:48

I have a Victoria Plum in a pot on the patio, it is in good health, provided first plums last year and is carrying plenty of young plums now.  However, it seems to have a thick stubby growth developing - not like a new shoot, but like a wart on the side of the tree.  Does anyone know what this is and how to deal with it?



Posted: 03/06/2012 at 16:22

Once the rain stops i,ll be out there thanks.


Posted: 03/06/2012 at 15:37

Thank you very much will do.


Posted: 03/06/2012 at 14:28

Hi,i have two pieris (forest flame /flaming silver) planted in large pots in ericaceous compost,but are now large and want to prune them,how and when do i achieve this.Up here in the north east everything is growing fantastic exept cucumbers,first two got frosted in cold greenhouse second lot have just keeled over after waiting three weeks(yesterday)

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