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  2. wiseowl
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    Wild flowers

    (swears in environmentalist) :mad: Well, hopefully with you raising awareness of these issues this sort of thing will happen less. @wiseowl
    (swears in environmentalist) :mad: Well, hopefully with you raising awareness of these issues this sort of thing will happen less. @wiseowl
    (swears in environmentalist) :mad: Well, hopefully with you raising awareness of these issues this sort of thing will happen less. @wiseowl
    (swears in environmentalist) :mad: Well, hopefully with you raising awareness of these issues this sort of thing will happen less. @wiseowl
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  3. Marley Farley
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    WILDFLOWERS YOUHAVE SEEN WHILE OUT WALKING 2019

    Good morning came across this in Ashenden Bank Woods
    Good morning came across this in Ashenden Bank Woods
    Good morning came across this in Ashenden Bank Woods
    Good morning came across this in Ashenden Bank Woods
    celandine feb 2019.jpg coltsfoot feb 2019.jpg IMG_20190227_130706242.jpg IMG_20190227_130701282.jpg IMG_6618.JPG PURPLE 1.jpg
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  4. Marley Farley
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    NEW PHOTO COMP

    :yay: We have a new photo comp which I am sure you will all have a photo for.! :yay: 30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    :yay: We have a new photo comp which I am sure you will all have a photo for.! :yay: 30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    :yay: We have a new photo comp which I am sure you will all have a photo for.! :yay: 30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    :yay: We have a new photo comp which I am sure you will all have a photo for.! :yay: 30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
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  5. Marley Farley
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    COUNTRYSIDE CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PLANTS...

    Good morning I am very fortunate that Ranscombe Farm reserve is less than 5 minutes from where I resideRanscombe Farm is Plantlife's largest nature reserve in England, occupying a total area of...
    Good morning I am very fortunate that Ranscombe Farm reserve is less than 5 minutes from where I resideRanscombe Farm is Plantlife's largest nature reserve in England, occupying a total area of 560 acres on the slopes of the North Downs in Kent. Recently declared as a country park, the reserve...
    Good morning I am very fortunate that Ranscombe Farm reserve is less than 5 minutes from where I resideRanscombe Farm is Plantlife's largest nature reserve in England, occupying a total area of 560 acres on the slopes of the North Downs in...
    Good morning I am very fortunate that Ranscombe Farm reserve is less than 5 minutes from where I resideRanscombe Farm is Plantlife's largest nature reserve in England, occupying a total area of...
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  6. Marley Farley
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    THE UK’s TOP 7 HERBS..

    Some of the most delicious ingredients are free, and just a country walk away – or even closer. Here’s our pick of some of the most useful and widespread herbs hiding in hedgerows across...
    Some of the most delicious ingredients are free, and just a country walk away – or even closer. Here’s our pick of some of the most useful and widespread herbs hiding in hedgerows across Britain.1. Wild garlic (Allium ursinum) April – JuneDuring these months, you’re likely to be knocked...
    Some of the most delicious ingredients are free, and just a country walk away – or even closer. Here’s our pick of some of the most useful and widespread herbs hiding in hedgerows across Britain.1. Wild garlic (Allium ursinum) April –...
    Some of the most delicious ingredients are free, and just a country walk away – or even closer. Here’s our pick of some of the most useful and widespread herbs hiding in hedgerows across...
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  8. Wdyl

    A little experiment in a wasted area of garden

    Had also sown some wildflowers about 6 weeks ago, but they probably took 4 weeks to come up then in the warmer weather.I would think being so late in the year it will be next spring before most...
    Had also sown some wildflowers about 6 weeks ago, but they probably took 4 weeks to come up then in the warmer weather.I would think being so late in the year it will be next spring before most come up, as detailed in the link @Clare G showed.Sow in autumn, giving the seed time to settle in...
    Had also sown some wildflowers about 6 weeks ago, but they probably took 4 weeks to come up then in the warmer weather.I would think being so late in the year it will be next spring before most come up, as detailed in the link @Clare G...
    Had also sown some wildflowers about 6 weeks ago, but they probably took 4 weeks to come up then in the warmer weather.I would think being so late in the year it will be next spring before most...
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  9. Kon

    Mint in a Belfast sink

    Part of neglected herb and flower patch. Clearing some of it, though does attract butterflies and birds. Just now includes Song Thrush, Black Cap, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Wren and many of the Tit...
    Part of neglected herb and flower patch. Clearing some of it, though does attract butterflies and birds. Just now includes Song Thrush, Black Cap, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Wren and many of the Tit family. Photos soon, hopefully. (Sized with MS Paint, copied to here with MS Snipping Tool. Easy but...
    Part of neglected herb and flower patch. Clearing some of it, though does attract butterflies and birds. Just now includes Song Thrush, Black Cap, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Wren and many of the Tit family. Photos soon, hopefully. (Sized with MS...
    Part of neglected herb and flower patch. Clearing some of it, though does attract butterflies and birds. Just now includes Song Thrush, Black Cap, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Wren and many of the Tit...
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  10. Warwick lad

    Sowing wild flowers.

    Hi,Doubt it, think removing the mulch so the seed comes into good contact with the soil is the right way.They usually suggest spreading the seed and then gently raking in and firming down and...
    Hi,Doubt it, think removing the mulch so the seed comes into good contact with the soil is the right way.They usually suggest spreading the seed and then gently raking in and firming down and a very gentle watering if needed.Think with most wild flowers they like poor soil so to out...
    Hi,Doubt it, think removing the mulch so the seed comes into good contact with the soil is the right way.They usually suggest spreading the seed and then gently raking in and firming down and a very gentle watering if needed.Think with...
    Hi,Doubt it, think removing the mulch so the seed comes into good contact with the soil is the right way.They usually suggest spreading the seed and then gently raking in and firming down and...
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  11. Eden1

    Wild flower mix

    Hi,Thanks Eden1. Yes I've also read this and once the plants are cut down they can lay on the ground a couple of weeks; the meadow is at the top of the mountain out of sight of the...
    Hi,Thanks Eden1. Yes I've also read this and once the plants are cut down they can lay on the ground a couple of weeks; the meadow is at the top of the mountain out of sight of the bungalow.The way the rain has been pounding down I think the plants will be horizontal now without waiting for...
    Hi,Thanks Eden1. Yes I've also read this and once the plants are cut down they can lay on the ground a couple of weeks; the meadow is at the top of the mountain out of sight of the bungalow.The way the rain has been pounding down I think the...
    Hi,Thanks Eden1. Yes I've also read this and once the plants are cut down they can lay on the ground a couple of weeks; the meadow is at the top of the mountain out of sight of the...
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  12. crocus
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    massive opium poppy

    Two more in flower today..
    Two more in flower today..
    Two more in flower today..
    Two more in flower today..
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  13. NigelJ

    Snakeshead Fritillary Survey

    Interesting. I planted half a dozen in the rockery three years ago and four of them survived, popping up every spring: one of them has a double head and looks very exotic next to the cowslips and...
    Interesting. I planted half a dozen in the rockery three years ago and four of them survived, popping up every spring: one of them has a double head and looks very exotic next to the cowslips and primrose. One also pops up through a cloud of rockcress further up the garden in an old breezeblock...
    Interesting. I planted half a dozen in the rockery three years ago and four of them survived, popping up every spring: one of them has a double head and looks very exotic next to the cowslips and primrose. One also pops up through a cloud of...
    Interesting. I planted half a dozen in the rockery three years ago and four of them survived, popping up every spring: one of them has a double head and looks very exotic next to the cowslips and...
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  14. kr236rk

    Herb Garden Disaster :(

    Loathe chives :biggrin: dug the ones out I originally planted several years ago, they are too whiffy for me :D Can't believe I got my mint back, will be savoring some with cooked peas soon :) Wonder what...
    Loathe chives :biggrin: dug the ones out I originally planted several years ago, they are too whiffy for me :D Can't believe I got my mint back, will be savoring some with cooked peas soon :) Wonder what else will come up? The grass is a nuisance, muscles in everywhere! The oregano is flourishing, but I...
    Loathe chives :biggrin: dug the ones out I originally planted several years ago, they are too whiffy for me :D Can't believe I got my mint back, will be savoring some with cooked peas soon :) Wonder what else will come up? The grass is a nuisance, muscles...
    Loathe chives :biggrin: dug the ones out I originally planted several years ago, they are too whiffy for me :D Can't believe I got my mint back, will be savoring some with cooked peas soon :) Wonder what...
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  15. luciusmaximus

    Confirmation on these please

    Thank you.
    Thank you.
    Thank you.
    Thank you.
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  16. Nosivad

    How to propagate these poppies

    :heehee: When I first glanced at this I thought it said 'how do I propagate 'puppies'. :whistle:I have some Danish Flag and Black Peony Poppy seeds and look forward to seeing results. In saying that, I have...
    :heehee: When I first glanced at this I thought it said 'how do I propagate 'puppies'. :whistle:I have some Danish Flag and Black Peony Poppy seeds and look forward to seeing results. In saying that, I have never had success with Poppies after many attempts! :scratch:
    :heehee: When I first glanced at this I thought it said 'how do I propagate 'puppies'. :whistle:I have some Danish Flag and Black Peony Poppy seeds and look forward to seeing results. In saying that, I have never had success with Poppies after many attempts! :scratch:
    :heehee: When I first glanced at this I thought it said 'how do I propagate 'puppies'. :whistle:I have some Danish Flag and Black Peony Poppy seeds and look forward to seeing results. In saying that, I have...
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  17. ARMANDII
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    WILD FLOWERS YOU HAVE SEEN WHILST OUT WALKING 2018

    Link To New ThreadWILDFLOWERS YOUHAVE SEEN WHILE OUT WALKING 2019
    Link To New ThreadWILDFLOWERS YOUHAVE SEEN WHILE OUT WALKING 2019
    Link To New ThreadWILDFLOWERS YOUHAVE SEEN WHILE OUT WALKING 2019
    Link To New ThreadWILDFLOWERS YOUHAVE SEEN WHILE OUT WALKING 2019
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  18. Warwick lad

    Will they survive??

    Thanks, everyone I really want them to take off as the flavour of the parent bush is just great, so strong. BJ.
    Thanks, everyone I really want them to take off as the flavour of the parent bush is just great, so strong. BJ.
    Thanks, everyone I really want them to take off as the flavour of the parent bush is just great, so strong. BJ.
    Thanks, everyone I really want them to take off as the flavour of the parent bush is just great, so strong. BJ.
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  19. Mabs W

    Help needed please

    Hi Zigs Thank you for further information, I'm very grateful. If I achieve any level of success, I'll be sure to post a photo next year.
    Hi Zigs Thank you for further information, I'm very grateful. If I achieve any level of success, I'll be sure to post a photo next year.
    Hi Zigs Thank you for further information, I'm very grateful. If I achieve any level of success, I'll be sure to post a photo next year.
    Hi Zigs Thank you for further information, I'm very grateful. If I achieve any level of success, I'll be sure to post a photo next year.
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  20. luciusmaximus

    Making poor soil

    It's a bit late to comment but in case it's still relevant, I hade this same problem and on advice from the supplier of wild flower turf, I stripped all of the top soil away from what had been a...
    It's a bit late to comment but in case it's still relevant, I hade this same problem and on advice from the supplier of wild flower turf, I stripped all of the top soil away from what had been a well fed veg patch. The resultant 5o sq mt of wild flowers are well worth the effort.
    It's a bit late to comment but in case it's still relevant, I hade this same problem and on advice from the supplier of wild flower turf, I stripped all of the top soil away from what had been a well fed veg patch. The resultant 5o sq mt of...
    It's a bit late to comment but in case it's still relevant, I hade this same problem and on advice from the supplier of wild flower turf, I stripped all of the top soil away from what had been a...
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  21. Mowerman

    Field Horse Tails - Advice Appreciated

    I'm not quite sure where you get the 4ltrs from?I don't think there is a fundamental difference - apart from strength - from the commercially available glysophate and that whereby Roundup rob...
    I'm not quite sure where you get the 4ltrs from?I don't think there is a fundamental difference - apart from strength - from the commercially available glysophate and that whereby Roundup rob the general public selling in small quantities? I've been using the commercial kind for many years...
    I'm not quite sure where you get the 4ltrs from?I don't think there is a fundamental difference - apart from strength - from the commercially available glysophate and that whereby Roundup rob the general public selling in small quantities? ...
    I'm not quite sure where you get the 4ltrs from?I don't think there is a fundamental difference - apart from strength - from the commercially available glysophate and that whereby Roundup rob...
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  22. luciusmaximus

    Toadflax

    A bit like some people :rolleyespink:
    A bit like some people :rolleyespink:
    A bit like some people :rolleyespink:
    A bit like some people :rolleyespink:
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  23. luciusmaximus

    New Wildflowers in my Garden - I think.

    Hi LuciusI think the first one may be ground ivy/ Glecoma hederacea?
    Hi LuciusI think the first one may be ground ivy/ Glecoma hederacea?
    Hi LuciusI think the first one may be ground ivy/ Glecoma hederacea?
    Hi LuciusI think the first one may be ground ivy/ Glecoma hederacea?
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  24. Paul Blackburn

    Snowdrops and Bluebells

    Here are the snowflakes in flower as of friday. 50mm fixed lens.50mm fixed lens with a 21mm extention tube
    Here are the snowflakes in flower as of friday. 50mm fixed lens.50mm fixed lens with a 21mm extention tube
    Here are the snowflakes in flower as of friday. 50mm fixed lens.50mm fixed lens with a 21mm extention tube
    Here are the snowflakes in flower as of friday. 50mm fixed lens.50mm fixed lens with a 21mm extention tube
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  25. luciusmaximus
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    Is this a Violet

    Yup, that's a violet! If you look behind the flower, there are the typical heart-shaped leaves.
    Yup, that's a violet! If you look behind the flower, there are the typical heart-shaped leaves.
    Yup, that's a violet! If you look behind the flower, there are the typical heart-shaped leaves.
    Yup, that's a violet! If you look behind the flower, there are the typical heart-shaped leaves.
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  26. luciusmaximus

    ID on this please

    I've got a large patch of dead nettle, which I'm encouraging to spread. I noticed, a few days ago, another plant which I don't recognize growing in the garden. It has pure flowers and leaves look...
    I've got a large patch of dead nettle, which I'm encouraging to spread. I noticed, a few days ago, another plant which I don't recognize growing in the garden. It has pure flowers and leaves look similar to dead nettle. I'll take a pic later. I saw a Bee feeding from it.
    I've got a large patch of dead nettle, which I'm encouraging to spread. I noticed, a few days ago, another plant which I don't recognize growing in the garden. It has pure flowers and leaves look similar to dead nettle. I'll take a pic later. I...
    I've got a large patch of dead nettle, which I'm encouraging to spread. I noticed, a few days ago, another plant which I don't recognize growing in the garden. It has pure flowers and leaves look...
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  27. Agent Orange
    Like x 5

    Oxlip, Primrose and crocus

    primrose. keep forgetting to get them.
    primrose. keep forgetting to get them.
    primrose. keep forgetting to get them.
    primrose. keep forgetting to get them.
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