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What is this please?!

Question from Karen Wones

In forum: Identify a plant

We have just moved into a new house.... with our own jungle! This is growing over a lot of the wooded area. Long underground runners.... Very tough.
We would like to know what it is before we pull it all out. Thank you

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  • Posted: Sun. 24th January 2021 11:50

UNKNOWN PLANT

Question from miranda zammit

In forum: Identify a plant

Can anyone identify this plant, it appeared in my garden two years ago and has budded for the first time

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  • Posted: Sat. 23rd January 2021 17:01
  • Last reply: Sun. 24th January 2021 08:18

what size ?

Question from Emily Mallin

In forum: Erica tetralix 'Pink Star'

what size pot does it need?

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  • Posted: Wed. 20th January 2021 15:21

Can anyone identify this please?

Question from Sue

In forum: Identify a plant

These plants have been in the garden for over 30 years. I pull them up and they come back - very hardy! They are perennial, flower from Dec/ Jan through to about March and have heart shaped leaves each on its own stem. They grow almost to knee height 18 to 24 inches. The flowers are on a separate stem with multiple flower heads coming from a few buds. The leaves on the flower stem are different with no stalk and are elongated & Lance shaped growing alternately up the stem. The flowers have pinkish buds opening to whitish flowers with bluish stamens? The ones in the photo are growing back after last year’s assault so are not quite at full height yet. Any thoughts please. Sue

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  • Posted: Tue. 19th January 2021 14:41
  • Last reply: Wed. 20th January 2021 09:26

What is this weed ?

Question from Susan Dev

In forum: Identify a plant

It is a weed in my well-manured rose bed and is low-growing with lush green leaves.It is thriving in January .

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  • Posted: Sun. 17th January 2021 18:41
  • Last reply: Fri. 22nd January 2021 18:33

informal screening / softening of view of raised beds

Question from Michael Nolan

In forum: Garden design

Hoping for suggestions...I have just had a veg flower garden created with high raised beds (high because I hope to graze sheep around them at times to keep the area informal but under control. However they start at the top of a slope about 30 feet long rising 6 feet from the house and look an eyesore being at eye level . The slope tapers but starts at about 30 feet wide I need low maintenance screen or at least something to soften the view about 8/12 feet high that is tough (windy here at 800 feet in Lancashire) thought of foreground rugosa backed with something taller such as field maple pruned as needed to control height but a bit boring maybe?? soil loamy a bit acidic shallow with rock and clay under but as a slope reasonably drained not shady any ideas appreciated

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  • Posted: Sat. 16th January 2021 13:05

What is this plant?

Question from Heather Williamson

In forum: Identify a plant

I have had this plant for two- three months. It was in full bloom but now only has one flower and the rest have dried up. I don't know what to do with it or where to put it as I don't know what it is. Please help.

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  • Posted: Sat. 16th January 2021 10:48
  • Last reply: Sat. 23rd January 2021 14:12

Do you have a Clematis Maureen for sale

Comment from Maureen Taylor

In forum: Clematis 'Maureen'

Do you have a Clematis Maureen for sale

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  • Posted: Fri. 15th January 2021 15:14

Are these French Breakfast Radishes?

Photo from Louis M. Ayers

In forum: Identify a plant

I planted these from seeds four weeks ago. Are these French Breakfast Radishes?

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  • Posted: Tue. 12th January 2021 17:48
  • Last reply: Fri. 15th January 2021 16:58

Where can I buy a ‘little ollie’

Question from Bev Bailey

In forum: Who can sell me a plant?

Hi recently my beautiful Ollie yellow lab passed away and I want to get a plant to remember him by for the garden. I have seen on your website a plant called ‘little Ollie’ that is a shrub with white flowers however when I ring a store they want to sell me an olive tree as the Latin name is the same. Where can I buy this plant from as it has to be a little ollie for my Ollie. Thanks

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  • Posted: Tue. 12th January 2021 11:14