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Hi all I found a tuber/root in my new garden, (only been here a couple of years), when digging the border and lifted it and potted it to see what would grow. Link to photo. I think it is nothing more than a weed, but I don't see any more growing
is about 4 foot high and growing in sun (although I think there is one further down the garden in semi shade) The flowers are tiny, especially compared to plant and leaf size. I have no idea! I asked this question for a very similar flower last week
The mullein moth caterpillars in my garden are still small, but they're guaranteed to increase in size by the day. These little critters - welcomed by wildlife enthusiasts and hated by gardeners - munch their way through verbascum, figwort
Hi everyone. This self seeded salvia is growing in my front garden.There are just 2 plants and as you can see it is quite eye catching . It has grown to about 4ft 6"since the spring. I think it is Salvia Sclarea, Turkstanica, but I am not sure. I
trying to eradicate the figwort. I used to spend loads of money on seeds and compost to grow them in, but it's not neccesarily the seeds quality. i have found that I can not get any compost these days that does not have weed seeds in, or is of very poor
The mullein moth, Cucullia verbasci, lays its eggs on verbascum, buddleia and figwort at the end of spring. Shortly after, from late spring to midsummer, the caterpillars demolish the foliage. Bad infestations can actually strip a plant
.apples, pears, quince, walnutsspring, summerMore common garden pestsMullein moth - on verbascum, buddleja and figwort.Elephant hawk moth on fuschia plants.Caterpillars on any plants.Cabbage white caterpillars on brassicas and nasturtiums.
-summerKeeping other moths at bayCabbage white caterpillars on brassicas and nasturtiums.Codling moth on apples, pears, quince and walnuts.Mullein moth on verbascum, buddleja and figwort.Caterpillars on any plants.