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Mystery Plants from inherited garden

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 06:23

Sounds like a plan and welcome to the forums

And Finally, Unidentified shrub 3

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 21:26

I found this advice:

Common problems

Pittosporum tenuifolium is susceptible to leaf spot and powdery mildew infections.

It may also suffer from infestations of pittosporum sucker, aphids or cushion scale. If grown indoors the two-spotted spider mite can be a problem.

Very cold temperatures and frost can damage, or even kill, the plant.


Yours looks to be very much alive but perhaps in need of a little TLC

And Finally, Unidentified shrub 3

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 21:09

Well well, seems figrat was onto something there...


This is the flower of Pittosporum tenuifolium nigricans

And Finally, Unidentified shrub 3

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 21:00

This one's a bit tricky isn't it?

I initially thought of Eleagnus except the flower is wrong, if the flower belongs to it


It could be Pittosporum


Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 19:49

Enough said.

Unidentified Shrub

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 19:29
KathrynJane wrote (see)

Fab and so quick, thank you.


We stalk

Unidentified Shrub

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 19:25

Yep. Viburnum *the wedding cake* shrub

Unidentified Shrub 2

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 19:22

Black Elder. Likes sun. Pink flowers. grows big. can be pruned to look like a small tree

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 19:10

Birdy13, I feel really sorry for all the trouble you are having with your photos but I have to I scrolled down...I laughed my head off.


John, your veg beds look amazing. I'm dead jealous

Before and After

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 17:53

One word

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Ooh ooh so excited!

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