WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

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Re: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

Postby Jacksparrow » Wed May 24, 2017 8:49 pm

My Rowan is performing it annual trick of attracting lots of bees :) . The downside is the aroma it puts out. :shake:
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Re: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

Postby Placido » Thu May 25, 2017 10:38 am

Insects just love the rowan - the hawthorn perfume is drowning everything else out. Seems particularly strong this year :)
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Re: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

Postby Placido » Sun May 28, 2017 7:36 pm

Couple of hawkweeds in flower and lotsa buds :yes:. I could wish for a happier name - it's not a 'weed'. :(
In fact, come to think of it, nothing's a weed, it just needs moving.

Just checked this in my old granddad's massive dictionary (circa Caxton) - WEED: any plant which is troublesome or useless. Bless .......
Anglo-Saxon - weod. So they've been around for a while then.
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Re: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

Postby Placido » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:18 pm

Rowan 001.JPG

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Taking advantage of the luncheon interval at Lords, here is my rowan which thinks it's October :shrug: ...
Maybe it's the dry weather ??
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Re: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

Postby Jacksparrow » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:20 pm

My Rowan is not reacting the same to the dry weather. It has been shedding green leaves and the berry count is dropping on a daily basis. :(
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Re: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

Postby greenfinch2 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:05 pm

I will have to check my one closely its not like Placi one .
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