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  2. Zigs
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    Poisonous Plants - A summary

    Ray Mears tried processing it to remove the oxalates, in the same way the Australian first nations process a similar plant, the cheeky yam. Don't think he ate any but lab tests showed it had...
    Ray Mears tried processing it to remove the oxalates, in the same way the Australian first nations process a similar plant, the cheeky yam. Don't think he ate any but lab tests showed it had destroyed most of the spikey crystals.
    Ray Mears tried processing it to remove the oxalates, in the same way the Australian first nations process a similar plant, the cheeky yam. Don't think he ate any but lab tests showed it had destroyed most of the spikey crystals.
    Ray Mears tried processing it to remove the oxalates, in the same way the Australian first nations process a similar plant, the cheeky yam. Don't think he ate any but lab tests showed it had...
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  3. Marley Farley
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    Weed Identification..

    Sometimes it can be very confusing trying to decide whether some plants are plants we want to keep, or weeds that we don't want.. This thread might help, it was first posted in another forum by...
    Sometimes it can be very confusing trying to decide whether some plants are plants we want to keep, or weeds that we don't want.. This thread might help, it was first posted in another forum by HarryS Know Your Weeds.. Just click the link.. :SUNsmile:
    Sometimes it can be very confusing trying to decide whether some plants are plants we want to keep, or weeds that we don't want.. This thread might help, it was first posted in another forum by HarryS Know Your Weeds.. Just click the link.. :SUNsmile:
    Sometimes it can be very confusing trying to decide whether some plants are plants we want to keep, or weeds that we don't want.. This thread might help, it was first posted in another forum by...
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  4. Zigs
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    Important Notice, Please Read

    check it with me first:biggrin: the nasty one is pretty easy to spot, doesn't have the pure white flesh as it sets spores early on. Giant Puffball is one of my favorites, never fry it in oil though,...
    check it with me first:biggrin: the nasty one is pretty easy to spot, doesn't have the pure white flesh as it sets spores early on. Giant Puffball is one of my favorites, never fry it in oil though, always butter & herbs. Oil makes it bitter. Had many a lovely meadow puffball too.
    check it with me first:biggrin: the nasty one is pretty easy to spot, doesn't have the pure white flesh as it sets spores early on. Giant Puffball is one of my favorites, never fry it in oil though, always butter & herbs. Oil makes it bitter. Had many a...
    check it with me first:biggrin: the nasty one is pretty easy to spot, doesn't have the pure white flesh as it sets spores early on. Giant Puffball is one of my favorites, never fry it in oil though,...
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  6. Snorky85

    Help much appreciated....

    Like Topsy - they just grow'd. :dunno:
    Like Topsy - they just grow'd. :dunno:
    Like Topsy - they just grow'd. :dunno:
    Like Topsy - they just grow'd. :dunno:
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  7. Snorky85

    More IDs required pretty please

    Best of luck with the Sedge. Never been allowed to flower in our garden for 20 years and still we get seedlings.
    Best of luck with the Sedge. Never been allowed to flower in our garden for 20 years and still we get seedlings.
    Best of luck with the Sedge. Never been allowed to flower in our garden for 20 years and still we get seedlings.
    Best of luck with the Sedge. Never been allowed to flower in our garden for 20 years and still we get seedlings.
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  8. wiseowl
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    Shrub In January

    I can imagine that did put a bit of a damper on things! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    I can imagine that did put a bit of a damper on things! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    I can imagine that did put a bit of a damper on things! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    I can imagine that did put a bit of a damper on things! :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
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  9. Snorky85

    Any ideas?

    Thanks @shiney the problem is that I hacked at it as it had turned into an overgrown monster. I hope I haven't killed it....the jasmine that is
    Thanks @shiney the problem is that I hacked at it as it had turned into an overgrown monster. I hope I haven't killed it....the jasmine that is
    Thanks @shiney the problem is that I hacked at it as it had turned into an overgrown monster. I hope I haven't killed it....the jasmine that is
    Thanks @shiney the problem is that I hacked at it as it had turned into an overgrown monster. I hope I haven't killed it....the jasmine that is
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  10. patrick mcmullan

    Mycorrhizal ? any one be able to identify it

    I'm not quite sure what you mean by reboost compost and what has the compost been treated with. As Silver Surfer says you can buy mycorrhizal fungi from garden centres or online. You can get...
    I'm not quite sure what you mean by reboost compost and what has the compost been treated with. As Silver Surfer says you can buy mycorrhizal fungi from garden centres or online. You can get different "flavours" depending on what you want to grow. Home made compost is full of beneficial fungi...
    I'm not quite sure what you mean by reboost compost and what has the compost been treated with. As Silver Surfer says you can buy mycorrhizal fungi from garden centres or online. You can get different "flavours" depending on what you want to...
    I'm not quite sure what you mean by reboost compost and what has the compost been treated with. As Silver Surfer says you can buy mycorrhizal fungi from garden centres or online. You can get...
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  11. karaman

    Please identify this foreign plant

    Once again, many thanks, spot on! Now i know what it is i will try to grow it. i spend some time abroad every year so have time to experiment with plants i cant grow in the UK. Cant wait for...
    Once again, many thanks, spot on! Now i know what it is i will try to grow it. i spend some time abroad every year so have time to experiment with plants i cant grow in the UK. Cant wait for next summer! thanks again, i knew there would be knowledgeable people out there, thank you...
    Once again, many thanks, spot on! Now i know what it is i will try to grow it. i spend some time abroad every year so have time to experiment with plants i cant grow in the UK. Cant wait for next summer! thanks again, i knew there would be...
    Once again, many thanks, spot on! Now i know what it is i will try to grow it. i spend some time abroad every year so have time to experiment with plants i cant grow in the UK. Cant wait for...
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  12. karaman

    Please ID this lovely thing

    Many many thank Yous silver surfer! its perfect for where i want it, what a treasure! thanks again. karaman
    Many many thank Yous silver surfer! its perfect for where i want it, what a treasure! thanks again. karaman
    Many many thank Yous silver surfer! its perfect for where i want it, what a treasure! thanks again. karaman
    Many many thank Yous silver surfer! its perfect for where i want it, what a treasure! thanks again. karaman
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  13. misterQ

    Mysterious plant with pretty red flowers (Solved)

    It looks like the species Salvia splendens (ie the one that occurs in the wild), rather than a cultivar. The Species can grow up to 9 feet tall in Brazil, I have had them up to 5 feet in the UK. I...
    It looks like the species Salvia splendens (ie the one that occurs in the wild), rather than a cultivar. The Species can grow up to 9 feet tall in Brazil, I have had them up to 5 feet in the UK. I think the cultivars were developed from this and to me are rather squat and vulgar. I have...
    It looks like the species Salvia splendens (ie the one that occurs in the wild), rather than a cultivar. The Species can grow up to 9 feet tall in Brazil, I have had them up to 5 feet in the UK. I think the cultivars were developed from this and...
    It looks like the species Salvia splendens (ie the one that occurs in the wild), rather than a cultivar. The Species can grow up to 9 feet tall in Brazil, I have had them up to 5 feet in the UK. I...
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  14. martyn bromley

    Identification please and advice

    Thanks Daithe
    Thanks Daithe
    Thanks Daithe
    Thanks Daithe
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  15. mick

    Help please.

    Thanks SS. i will try and find a better pic.
    Thanks SS. i will try and find a better pic.
    Thanks SS. i will try and find a better pic.
    Thanks SS. i will try and find a better pic.
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  16. David E Peacock

    Identification please of plant/flower introduced by the birds!

    It does spread by root run but is not too difficult to keep under control. We have a whole bed of them (Mrs Shiney uses them for flower arranging) and just keeping a wary eye out for the roots...
    It does spread by root run but is not too difficult to keep under control. We have a whole bed of them (Mrs Shiney uses them for flower arranging) and just keeping a wary eye out for the roots seems to work OK.
    It does spread by root run but is not too difficult to keep under control. We have a whole bed of them (Mrs Shiney uses them for flower arranging) and just keeping a wary eye out for the roots seems to work OK.
    It does spread by root run but is not too difficult to keep under control. We have a whole bed of them (Mrs Shiney uses them for flower arranging) and just keeping a wary eye out for the roots...
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  17. Lorea

    Is this from the bird seed?

    That would explain why the birds around here are always so mellow and laid back... :peace:
    That would explain why the birds around here are always so mellow and laid back... :peace:
    That would explain why the birds around here are always so mellow and laid back... :peace:
    That would explain why the birds around here are always so mellow and laid back... :peace:
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  18. Michael Hewett
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    Identification required

    You're welcome :)
    You're welcome :)
    You're welcome :)
    You're welcome :)
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  19. Anthony Rogers

    Succulent id please :)

    Hi @Anthony Rogers you might like to see this :-
    Hi @Anthony Rogers you might like to see this :-
    Hi @Anthony Rogers you might like to see this :-
    Hi @Anthony Rogers you might like to see this :-
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  20. Snorky85

    ID please :)

    Thanks Anthony! Just moved it into my grreenhouse that': about 10c. Got a heater in there to keep the frost away. On closer inspection it doesn't look to bad. I'll get it tidied up over the...
    Thanks Anthony! Just moved it into my grreenhouse that': about 10c. Got a heater in there to keep the frost away. On closer inspection it doesn't look to bad. I'll get it tidied up over the weekend so hopefully it will be ok
    Thanks Anthony! Just moved it into my grreenhouse that': about 10c. Got a heater in there to keep the frost away. On closer inspection it doesn't look to bad. I'll get it tidied up over the weekend so hopefully it will be ok
    Thanks Anthony! Just moved it into my grreenhouse that': about 10c. Got a heater in there to keep the frost away. On closer inspection it doesn't look to bad. I'll get it tidied up over the...
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  21. shiney

    Is This Ragwort?

    Don't want anything common in my garden so I got rid of it. :heehee:
    Don't want anything common in my garden so I got rid of it. :heehee:
    Don't want anything common in my garden so I got rid of it. :heehee:
    Don't want anything common in my garden so I got rid of it. :heehee:
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  22. Mowerman

    Plant ID's Please.... again :)

    Mowerman, may I suggest you also consider treating Himalayan Balsam?
    Mowerman, may I suggest you also consider treating Himalayan Balsam?
    Mowerman, may I suggest you also consider treating Himalayan Balsam?
    Mowerman, may I suggest you also consider treating Himalayan Balsam?
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  23. HarryS

    Suprise flowering shrub ID ?

    This is the larve on the underside of a leaf and are small
    This is the larve on the underside of a leaf and are small
    This is the larve on the underside of a leaf and are small
    This is the larve on the underside of a leaf and are small
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  24. Howard Stone

    Exotic looking plant thriving in London suburb

    Excellent. Thank you. They clearly thrive in neutral clayish soil, in a location which gets morning sun, London so rarely extremely cold, but it has certainly seen and survived the deep snows we...
    Excellent. Thank you. They clearly thrive in neutral clayish soil, in a location which gets morning sun, London so rarely extremely cold, but it has certainly seen and survived the deep snows we had about six years ago now. I shall plant some in the spring if I can get the plants.
    Excellent. Thank you. They clearly thrive in neutral clayish soil, in a location which gets morning sun, London so rarely extremely cold, but it has certainly seen and survived the deep snows we had about six years ago now. I shall plant some...
    Excellent. Thank you. They clearly thrive in neutral clayish soil, in a location which gets morning sun, London so rarely extremely cold, but it has certainly seen and survived the deep snows we...
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  25. carpet_the_walls

    Is it safe to have this tree/bush with a toddler running free?

    That's only because you didn't, often, give her any food :heehee:
    That's only because you didn't, often, give her any food :heehee:
    That's only because you didn't, often, give her any food :heehee:
    That's only because you didn't, often, give her any food :heehee:
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