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ID for tall flowering plant.

Posted: 24/05/2015 at 15:44

What my neighbour did!

Posted: 24/05/2015 at 12:36
I agree. If you look at it from the neighbour's point of view, that hedge must have impacted heavily on his garden, and cast a lot of shade.

Compromise and a bottle of wine seems the best route.

On the other hand, he had no right to cut your hedge. Perhaps he could have greeted you with a bottle of wine and a polite request.

Frosty plum and small leeks

Posted: 24/05/2015 at 00:32
Could be cold winds.

Our empty nestbox...

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 20:28
If it's any comfort, they'll go somewhere else next year.


Posted: 23/05/2015 at 18:18
Usually Bush varieties are compact; as opposed to Trailing varieties.

Frosty plum and small leeks

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 18:16
The fruiting buds on your plum were developed last year and depended on the weather last summer.

Judging by the wonderful blossom this year, last year suited the shrubs and trees.

If we have a good summer this year, your plum will flower well next Spring.


Posted: 22/05/2015 at 16:26
I would suspect they are a protected plant and they are breaking the law by damaging them. They are certainly pretty uncommon.

It is possible to protect plants by putting down the metal bridges which farmers use to cross pipes carrying liquid muck to the fields? In my experience some plants are very specific as to where they will grow and if you move them they may be lost completely.

It may even protect them best if a metal plate is put over them, because at least the roots will still be there. It is sad though that plants can be destroyed so mindlessly and easily.


Posted: 22/05/2015 at 13:58
Mine are flowering really well at the moment. But they don't flower for a very long period, but they seem hardy.


Posted: 22/05/2015 at 13:55
You say it is a local committee doing the work. Have you contacted them? All of them?

first time garden -- too much water?

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 18:22
Have you checked something is not leaking, like a water main?

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