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Latest posts by Welshonion

White Bluebells

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 17:59

Not rare at all, I'm afraid. English bluebells often come in white, but never, ever in pink.

Those are definitely Spanish imposters.

Odd looking plant

Posted: 26/06/2013 at 10:23

Does it smell awful?  In which case it is a stinkhorn, often makes its presence known in hedgerows or on shady banks.

Spreading plants needed

Posted: 26/06/2013 at 10:17

Plant a prostrate plant to one side.  Are you absolutely sure you won't want to access the draincover in the future?

ID my tree

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 18:47

Or a willow.


Posted: 21/06/2013 at 01:11

Humane methods are pretty useless.  You will have to kill it in a trap to get rid of it.

Bay Tree identification

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 01:09

Take it out of the pot and examine the roots, sometimes they are potted in very little decent compost.

birds in my garden

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 18:13

You'll be lucky.  They are opportunists.  If you feed them, they'll stay.

Bay Tree identification

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 18:09

Just pick a leaf and tear it.  The smell of bay is unmistakable.


Posted: 20/06/2013 at 09:45

Be aware that some things from supermarkets are treated so that they do not sprout. It extends their storage/shelf life.

Leafcutter bees

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 01:30

It really would be sad to begrudge the bees a few leaves.

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