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  2. ARMANDII
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    WILD FLOWERS YOU HAVE SEEN OUT WHILE OUT WALKING - 2017

    "How Poisonous, How Harmful?Arum maculatum, cuckoopint, berriesThough long believed to contain saponins given the names aronin(e) and aoin(e), work in 1965 found only the oxalates found in...
    "How Poisonous, How Harmful?Arum maculatum, cuckoopint, berriesThough long believed to contain saponins given the names aronin(e) and aoin(e), work in 1965 found only the oxalates found in Arum italicum. These needle-shaped crystals can irritate the skin, mouth, tongue, and throat,...
    "How Poisonous, How Harmful?Arum maculatum, cuckoopint, berriesThough long believed to contain saponins given the names aronin(e) and aoin(e), work in 1965 found only the oxalates found in Arum italicum. These needle-shaped crystals can...
    "How Poisonous, How Harmful?Arum maculatum, cuckoopint, berriesThough long believed to contain saponins given the names aronin(e) and aoin(e), work in 1965 found only the oxalates found in...
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  3. Zigs
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    Herb Identification

    You can make very attractive herb beds and the herbs aren't just green.
    You can make very attractive herb beds and the herbs aren't just green.
    You can make very attractive herb beds and the herbs aren't just green.
    You can make very attractive herb beds and the herbs aren't just green.
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  4. Zigs
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    Wildlife & Countyside act,code of conduct.

    I wonder if this point is handled by Scottish law, which is not the same as the law of England and Wales.
    I wonder if this point is handled by Scottish law, which is not the same as the law of England and Wales.
    I wonder if this point is handled by Scottish law, which is not the same as the law of England and Wales.
    I wonder if this point is handled by Scottish law, which is not the same as the law of England and Wales.
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  6. Radiation91

    Rules on collecting blackberry stems?

    If I get desperate later on then I might take you up on that :heehee:Yeh I thought the same except I get the feeling that some people might see it as "interfering with wildlife" sort of thing. :noidea: I...
    If I get desperate later on then I might take you up on that :heehee:Yeh I thought the same except I get the feeling that some people might see it as "interfering with wildlife" sort of thing. :noidea: I figured a bit of research about the rules would be a good idea.
    If I get desperate later on then I might take you up on that :heehee:Yeh I thought the same except I get the feeling that some people might see it as "interfering with wildlife" sort of thing. :noidea: I figured a bit of research about the rules would be a...
    If I get desperate later on then I might take you up on that :heehee:Yeh I thought the same except I get the feeling that some people might see it as "interfering with wildlife" sort of thing. :noidea: I...
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  7. luciusmaximus

    Wildflower seeds.

    ...also called yellow rattle, e.g. In chilterns seed catalogue
    ...also called yellow rattle, e.g. In chilterns seed catalogue
    ...also called yellow rattle, e.g. In chilterns seed catalogue
    ...also called yellow rattle, e.g. In chilterns seed catalogue
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  8. Paul Blackburn

    Some wild flower advice

    I undertook a wildflower planting scheme in our village nearly 20 years ago, and all the species have now become established in a wider area. Rather than single seeds, I sowed a small pinch....
    I undertook a wildflower planting scheme in our village nearly 20 years ago, and all the species have now become established in a wider area. Rather than single seeds, I sowed a small pinch. Plants from spring sown perrenial seeds should be big enough to plant out amongst grass in autumn, and...
    I undertook a wildflower planting scheme in our village nearly 20 years ago, and all the species have now become established in a wider area. Rather than single seeds, I sowed a small pinch. Plants from spring sown perrenial seeds should be big...
    I undertook a wildflower planting scheme in our village nearly 20 years ago, and all the species have now become established in a wider area. Rather than single seeds, I sowed a small pinch....
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  9. Mowerman

    Have You Got a Big Hairy .... ???

    ....Bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta, AKA Hairy bittercress).Found an absolute beauty growing next to my Mum's bushy area (of the lawn, you dirty-minded individual!!) and it was over ten inches...
    ....Bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta, AKA Hairy bittercress).Found an absolute beauty growing next to my Mum's bushy area (of the lawn, you dirty-minded individual!!) and it was over ten inches long :yikes:! Beat that!!!Pic to prove. See if you've got a bigger hairy one and post proof. :thumbsup:P.S...
    ....Bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta, AKA Hairy bittercress).Found an absolute beauty growing next to my Mum's bushy area (of the lawn, you dirty-minded individual!!) and it was over ten inches long :yikes:! Beat that!!!Pic to prove. See if you've...
    ....Bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta, AKA Hairy bittercress).Found an absolute beauty growing next to my Mum's bushy area (of the lawn, you dirty-minded individual!!) and it was over ten inches...
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  10. Mowerman

    Field Horse Tails - Advice Appreciated

    @Mowerman they only get the waxy coating as they mature, so spraying them before they open is much more effective.
    @Mowerman they only get the waxy coating as they mature, so spraying them before they open is much more effective.
    @Mowerman they only get the waxy coating as they mature, so spraying them before they open is much more effective.
    @Mowerman they only get the waxy coating as they mature, so spraying them before they open is much more effective.
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  11. MrsTea

    Bees' Corner advice

    We've already had bees being busy in our garden this year :dbgrtmb:.
    We've already had bees being busy in our garden this year :dbgrtmb:.
    We've already had bees being busy in our garden this year :dbgrtmb:.
    We've already had bees being busy in our garden this year :dbgrtmb:.
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  12. FloraPie

    Herbs & Naps

    Is that you Mr snow blower @Sandy Ground :fishing: I shall 3D print you a shovel. A very nice and bright orange one that's silent and fluorescent, so you'll always be able to find it! "snow dig"
    Is that you Mr snow blower @Sandy Ground :fishing: I shall 3D print you a shovel. A very nice and bright orange one that's silent and fluorescent, so you'll always be able to find it! "snow dig"
    Is that you Mr snow blower @Sandy Ground :fishing: I shall 3D print you a shovel. A very nice and bright orange one that's silent and fluorescent, so you'll always be able to find it! "snow dig"
    Is that you Mr snow blower @Sandy Ground :fishing: I shall 3D print you a shovel. A very nice and bright orange one that's silent and fluorescent, so you'll always be able to find it! "snow dig"
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  13. Frxv300

    My herbs

    Did you put a picture of it in the Plant ID thread here at GC ?
    Did you put a picture of it in the Plant ID thread here at GC ?
    Did you put a picture of it in the Plant ID thread here at GC ?
    Did you put a picture of it in the Plant ID thread here at GC ?
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  14. Zigs
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    Clean Air

    @FloraPie our Zigs makes wine from almost anything. :Wino: :snork:
    @FloraPie our Zigs makes wine from almost anything. :Wino: :snork:
    @FloraPie our Zigs makes wine from almost anything. :Wino: :snork:
    @FloraPie our Zigs makes wine from almost anything. :Wino: :snork:
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  15. IceColdRum
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    Herbs From Seed

    @IceColdRum How are your herbs ten months on :)? If you happen to be passing with a camera.. :dbgrtmb:@Anthony Rogers :hapydancsmil:energy absorbing and giving rocks/pebbles in the herbs! :blue thumb:
    @IceColdRum How are your herbs ten months on :)? If you happen to be passing with a camera.. :dbgrtmb:@Anthony Rogers :hapydancsmil:energy absorbing and giving rocks/pebbles in the herbs! :blue thumb:
    @IceColdRum How are your herbs ten months on :)? If you happen to be passing with a camera.. :dbgrtmb:@Anthony Rogers :hapydancsmil:energy absorbing and giving rocks/pebbles in the herbs! :blue thumb:
    @IceColdRum How are your herbs ten months on :)? If you happen to be passing with a camera.. :dbgrtmb:@Anthony Rogers :hapydancsmil:energy absorbing and giving rocks/pebbles in the herbs! :blue thumb:
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  16. FloraPie
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    Plectranthus amboinicus ~ Mother Herb

    Hi @redstar :hapydancsmil: I use a fragrance and dye free dish detergent and with the water that would normally go down the sink.. it gets poured over this herb instead. It grows in a spot that gets covered...
    Hi @redstar :hapydancsmil: I use a fragrance and dye free dish detergent and with the water that would normally go down the sink.. it gets poured over this herb instead. It grows in a spot that gets covered with spent eucalyptus leaves :heehee: and it couldn't care less. Looks amazing and as well as a gorgeous...
    Hi @redstar :hapydancsmil: I use a fragrance and dye free dish detergent and with the water that would normally go down the sink.. it gets poured over this herb instead. It grows in a spot that gets covered with spent eucalyptus leaves :heehee: and it couldn't care...
    Hi @redstar :hapydancsmil: I use a fragrance and dye free dish detergent and with the water that would normally go down the sink.. it gets poured over this herb instead. It grows in a spot that gets covered...
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  17. FloraPie

    Ode To Herbs

    I remember it. :dbgrtmb:Of course, someone had to produce a version that couldn't be shown on TV - or here. :whistle:You'd have to Google Magic Roundabout (mucky version). It's not offensive but not PC.
    I remember it. :dbgrtmb:Of course, someone had to produce a version that couldn't be shown on TV - or here. :whistle:You'd have to Google Magic Roundabout (mucky version). It's not offensive but not PC.
    I remember it. :dbgrtmb:Of course, someone had to produce a version that couldn't be shown on TV - or here. :whistle:You'd have to Google Magic Roundabout (mucky version). It's not offensive but not PC.
    I remember it. :dbgrtmb:Of course, someone had to produce a version that couldn't be shown on TV - or here. :whistle:You'd have to Google Magic Roundabout (mucky version). It's not offensive but not PC.
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  18. ChrisLincoln

    My Sickly Rosemary

    @ChrisLincoln How are your Rosemary bushes going now?
    @ChrisLincoln How are your Rosemary bushes going now?
    @ChrisLincoln How are your Rosemary bushes going now?
    @ChrisLincoln How are your Rosemary bushes going now?
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  19. Zigs

    Wild flowers you have seen out walking 2016

    I can't remember if we had a fungus thread, if we have can admin move these, if not I guess they won't do any harm here! Just a few of what we saw on a U3A nature walk at Culpepper's Dish....
    I can't remember if we had a fungus thread, if we have can admin move these, if not I guess they won't do any harm here! Just a few of what we saw on a U3A nature walk at Culpepper's Dish. Dorset.Bracket Fungus.Mini Brackets.Fly Agaric.A 'Beech' something or other!Amethyst...
    I can't remember if we had a fungus thread, if we have can admin move these, if not I guess they won't do any harm here! Just a few of what we saw on a U3A nature walk at Culpepper's Dish. Dorset.Bracket Fungus.Mini Brackets.Fly...
    I can't remember if we had a fungus thread, if we have can admin move these, if not I guess they won't do any harm here! Just a few of what we saw on a U3A nature walk at Culpepper's Dish....
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  20. Zigs
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    Tamarisk Farm Wildflower walk

    Another chance to see the wild flowers (and other stuff) at Tamarisk Farm's Open Day on Sunday 7th August 2016 ... 10.30am - 4pm But another event I'll miss due to committing myself to take our...
    Another chance to see the wild flowers (and other stuff) at Tamarisk Farm's Open Day on Sunday 7th August 2016 ... 10.30am - 4pm But another event I'll miss due to committing myself to take our daughter to work at a local NT property.
    Another chance to see the wild flowers (and other stuff) at Tamarisk Farm's Open Day on Sunday 7th August 2016 ... 10.30am - 4pm But another event I'll miss due to committing myself to take our daughter to work at a local NT property.
    Another chance to see the wild flowers (and other stuff) at Tamarisk Farm's Open Day on Sunday 7th August 2016 ... 10.30am - 4pm But another event I'll miss due to committing myself to take our...
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  21. Murf83

    Can anyone help ID this flower please?

    Yes!!!! It is a great Willowherb! When I went back and looked in my book, I had missed it the first time because they're main photo of it appeared more purple. But that's definitely what it is!...
    Yes!!!! It is a great Willowherb! When I went back and looked in my book, I had missed it the first time because they're main photo of it appeared more purple. But that's definitely what it is! Thanks!!!!
    Yes!!!! It is a great Willowherb! When I went back and looked in my book, I had missed it the first time because they're main photo of it appeared more purple. But that's definitely what it is! Thanks!!!!
    Yes!!!! It is a great Willowherb! When I went back and looked in my book, I had missed it the first time because they're main photo of it appeared more purple. But that's definitely what it is!...
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  22. Andy567

    Question on Comfrey

    Probably not too late to grow it this year if you wanted to :) I have found it really useful for bringing on plants ive not had much luck with in the past. Ive added some comfrey leaves in the...
    Probably not too late to grow it this year if you wanted to :) I have found it really useful for bringing on plants ive not had much luck with in the past. Ive added some comfrey leaves in the bottom of the pot for aubergine that made it come on really well. And wrapping a seed potato in a...
    Probably not too late to grow it this year if you wanted to :) I have found it really useful for bringing on plants ive not had much luck with in the past. Ive added some comfrey leaves in the bottom of the pot for aubergine that made it come on...
    Probably not too late to grow it this year if you wanted to :) I have found it really useful for bringing on plants ive not had much luck with in the past. Ive added some comfrey leaves in the...
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  23. Shaneoak

    Growing Cornflowers

    I have a few small plants grown from seed last autumn, planted them out the other day. Will have to see if they amount to much.
    I have a few small plants grown from seed last autumn, planted them out the other day. Will have to see if they amount to much.
    I have a few small plants grown from seed last autumn, planted them out the other day. Will have to see if they amount to much.
    I have a few small plants grown from seed last autumn, planted them out the other day. Will have to see if they amount to much.
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  24. "M"

    Grow Wild (Kew) Seeds arrived ...

    Ahh that's lovely, thank you :) cannot wait to get into the new place and get going again.. fingers crossed they'll be fine!! :fingers crossed:
    Ahh that's lovely, thank you :) cannot wait to get into the new place and get going again.. fingers crossed they'll be fine!! :fingers crossed:
    Ahh that's lovely, thank you :) cannot wait to get into the new place and get going again.. fingers crossed they'll be fine!! :fingers crossed:
    Ahh that's lovely, thank you :) cannot wait to get into the new place and get going again.. fingers crossed they'll be fine!! :fingers crossed:
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  25. silu

    Germinating Parsley

    In fairness, the article does state dry on WAX paper so I guess they wont stick to that. But I have done the same as you scrungee for the last few years and it does work although it seems to take...
    In fairness, the article does state dry on WAX paper so I guess they wont stick to that. But I have done the same as you scrungee for the last few years and it does work although it seems to take forever.Thanks to zigs (and joolz) I still have a few packets of parsley seeds so I will start...
    In fairness, the article does state dry on WAX paper so I guess they wont stick to that. But I have done the same as you scrungee for the last few years and it does work although it seems to take forever.Thanks to zigs (and joolz) I still have...
    In fairness, the article does state dry on WAX paper so I guess they wont stick to that. But I have done the same as you scrungee for the last few years and it does work although it seems to take...
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