yarrow2


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Help to Identify

Posted: 13/05/2017 at 00:37

Centaurea?

Shallow dishes of Water

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 04:18

When I got the gardening bug a few years ago, I went overboard buying things I ended up never using. I use these plant pot saucers (or whatever you call them) as the big birds dominate the bird bath and water thingy - so the little birds love these which I place away from the ones the large birds use.



I fill half a dozen assorted buckets every evening with tap water and leave them sitting around for a couple of days before using the water in watering cans.  All of the birds this last hot few days are drinking and sticking their heads under the water to get cool.  It's great fun to watch.

ID of tree

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 03:57

This is the best photo I can get at the moment of a tree which neighbour and I are wondering about.  It's in her garden but we suspect it began as a bush - is now about 20ft tall but extremely straggly and the spring flowers on it are very high up.


It has been allowed to grow unattended for about 30 years and is now too large for unprofessional cutting down.  But the birds love it as it gives some cover and it will be kept.

Can anyone recognise what it is from this very poor photo? 

ID please

Posted: 11/05/2017 at 09:23

That's the one madpenguin.  Thanks for that. 

My own natural looking fence design.

Posted: 11/05/2017 at 09:22

Wow!  That was some amount of work.  Looks great.

ID please

Posted: 11/05/2017 at 09:16


Has been in this pot with mix of John Innes 3 and multi-p for two years so still young.  Couple of leaves gone off so will cut off - probably frost?

Plan is to now plant it out in semi-shade spot - or would full sun be best?

Many thanks. 

Schizostylis coccinea

Posted: 09/05/2017 at 20:12

Thanks everyone for the comforting responses. 

Schizostylis coccinea

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 23:14

'Had two of these.  Divided one a month ago - into two plants.  This is the plant which was not divided and it has a bud already.  Usually only flowers in autumn. 

Wondering if the recent frosts or cold nights have confused it or if some of them do actually bloom this early?



PS:  Yes the support ring looks a bit much - but ordered two sets of them by mistake and have gone a bit mad with them all over the place.

Last edited: 08 May 2017 23:16:12

ID Green gel

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 22:58

PANSY - LOL!   There was no sign of it this morning!

ID Green gel

Posted: 08/05/2017 at 03:25

This appeared this morning.  Can somebody tell me what it is?

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ID of tree

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ID please

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Schizostylis coccinea

Has buds - too early? 
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ID Green gel

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ID Please?

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Borage

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