Margot's Recent Activity

  1. Margot liked wcutler's post in the thread Appreciation: Orange fruit cluster spikes: Arum italicum and Zantedeschia aethiopica.

    Yes, Here are both - Zantedeschia aethiopica leaves on the left, and Arum italicum leaves and fruits on the right. [ATTACH] The ferns...

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  2. Margot replied to the thread Is this a 40 Year Old Datura Plant.

    Maybe if you lose the court case, you can write a book. Good luck!

    Jan 16, 2021 at 9:31 PM
  3. Margot replied to the thread Plants with Spores (Ferns, Mosses, et al.) Resources Discussion.

    E-Flora BC could be a good resource for native mosses. E-Flora BC Bryophytes Page However, I notice that this link on the intro page...

    Jan 16, 2021 at 2:29 PM
  4. Margot attached a file to the thread Mosses: Common haircap moss.

    It looks like Polytrichum commune var. commune is quite common in Europe too. [ATTACH] Polytrichum commune var. commune

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  5. Margot attached a file to the thread Mosses: Common haircap moss.

    I hope I'm allowed to share these distribution maps from E-Flora BC showing how uncommon Common Haircap Moss is in North America...

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  6. Margot liked Nik's post in the thread Mosses: Common haircap moss.

    Polytrichum commune is the most common moss growing on top of soil in our bark yard. Very large, in our conditions gets to about 15 cm...

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  7. Margot liked pmurphy's post in the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    I'm seeing more activity in my gardens, but that kind of scares me because it's too early for most plants (and we're expecting cold...

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  8. Margot liked Acerholic's post in the thread Take a walk on the wild side......

    I thought these Hazel Catkins were looking very nice on our short walk this morning. Sadly can't go too far due to the lockdown...

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  9. Margot liked Ron B's post in the thread Polypodium ferns.

    Here's a key that might help with identification: Polypodium key to species, Jepson eFlora (berkeley.edu) In addition note the...

    Jan 15, 2021 at 7:12 PM
  10. Margot posted a new thread.

    Goldenback Fern

    1. Pentagramma triangularis is a fern I'd never heard of before moving to my current garden and finding it here and there tucked into...

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    Forum: Plants with Spores (Ferns, Mosses, et al.)

    Jan 15, 2021 at 5:18 PM
  11. Margot replied to the thread Polypodium ferns.

    Hi @Nik. Have you tried spraying your ferns with a deer deterent? There is a product available here called Bobbex which I find very...

    Jan 15, 2021 at 5:06 PM
  12. Margot attached a file to the thread Virtual Garden Tour.

    Wow! This was a good-to-be-alive day today if there ever was one. Nothing in my garden displeased me; the sun was shining; air was...

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  13. Margot replied to the thread Dracaena marginata leaves curling and shrivelling - parrot damage.

    I guess that depends on what you mean by 'as usual'. The goal is to keep the soil moist (not wet) until new roots begin to form. When...

    Jan 14, 2021 at 9:20 PM
  14. Margot replied to the thread What's the weather like ?....

    I've had trouble sleeping tonight - no rain pelting down on the roof and skylights; no wind howling through the window - it's just too...

    Jan 14, 2021 at 6:23 AM
  15. Margot liked ROEBUK's post in the thread What's the weather like ?....

    Here we go again !! deeper than last weeks, - 3 last night.

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