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Problems with electrical re-wire in my home, with the knowledge after the event that the client can do nothing about it, since Napid requires you to re-use the same contractor to fix the problems. Would you after reading these pages? Manderson emails to us about re-wire.

We wrote the
concerns about the electrical work on 21.03.21;
Questions concerning electrics on 21.03.21 and
re-wire narrative on 19.04.2021
which had no effect on the credit card company or Napid. So we commisioned the following report to see if that will make any difference.
Pages 10, 11, 12, 13 contain information concerning the condition of the electrical installation of the complete rewiring of my home by Mr Manderson of Manderson Electrical Services Ltd, with the report by a qualified electrician and this statement about the work carried out:-
"The result of my observations and testing, I am recommending that all the fixed wiring be recovered and a complete new fixed wiring installation is installed. Unfortunately the work previously carried out is of such a poor standard I cannot re-use any of it."
Mr Manderson is a Part P Registered Electrician with Napit; Registered Competent Person Electrical; Approved Electrician from Napit; City & Guilds Qualified; Part P Electrical Safety; and Honest & Transparent. His firm was employed to replace all the wiring, power sockets, light switches and lights and make sure that rodents could not attack them to chew through the cables or cause an
electrical problem.
Pages 10 lists 18 electrical faults on the new wiring, re-use of the old wiring, and old wiring that was still either in use or had been cut at the old power socket, at the old light fitting, or old light switch (the plasterers filled an old power socket metal box and short-circuited the fuse - it will be fine in 30 minutes sir; 4 hours later it was still shorting, so presumably that would explain why they switched off one of the fuses in the old fuseboard - see photo on page 15 of the report. As clients; we do appreciate having the opportunity of electrocuting ourselves from their re-wire work) where

  • fault 2 is a Code C1 'Danger Present' and immediate action is required from March 2021, (the electricians testing 2 of the double power sockets installed in the kitchen in 1987 found that they were polarity reversed. This risks a short circuit, shock or fire. They corrected the problem immediately)
  • Faults 4, 12, 14 and 18 are Code C2 and Urgent remedial action required,
  • Faults 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17 are Code C3 where improvement is recommended

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Mr Manderson of Manderson Electrical Services Ltd was employed to rewire our home, due to rodents eating our cables.
Mr Manderson is a Part P Registered Electrician with Napit; Registered Competent Person Electrical; Approved Electrician from Napit; City & Guilds Qualified; Part P Electrical
Safety; and Honest & Transparent.
His firm was employed to replace all the wiring, power sockets, light switches and lights and make sure that rodents could not attack them to chew through the cables or cause an
electrical problem.

We wrote the following on the 21.03.2021:-
"Concerns about electrical work

The work was needed because we had an infestation of rodents and cables had been chewed through, so as well as restoring all power, arrangements to stop this happening
again were paramount. We are not confident that this has been achieved, but it is what we thought we were paying for.
Not all wires have been encased in a sheath and even when they have, there are still areas exposed. We relied upon Mr Manderson’s expertise to provide a very high level of protection
from rodents, so we would have expected other arrangements to be made to protect ends of the metal sheath:-

  • 1. We provided wire wool, but little may have been used on only one hole in the wall in the lounge.
  • 2. Photo 78 shows one of the new ceiling lights hanging out of the ceiling in the back bedroom. Besides the lighting cables to the ceiling being partially covered by
    metal codex trunking; parts of those 2 wires are unprotected. Does that mean that all the other new ceiling lights have sections of wiring leading to their
    transformers without trunking?
  • 3. It would appear that all the new ceiling lights in the house for the top floor, bedroom floor, stairs and cloakroom, dining room, hall and lounge have these
    unprotected / untrunked cables between the transformer and light. Does this mean that every wire between the transformer and the new low-voltage light can be
    chewed through by rodents, which is directly against the contract?
  • 4. There was an occasion when Chris has remarked that a hole had been left in the lounge ceiling and not filled in (The electricians cut through the ceiling
    twice in parallel to the hall about 6 inches apart see one cut in photo 58 with the other hidden by the batten to the left of it. They then removed part of the
    plasterboard between these cuts closest to the kitchen see photo 23. This would have have given them access to that space to bring the new wiring to where it
    was required. This exposed a large hole in the ceiling with old lath/plaster ceiling above the new plasterboard put below it. For safety reasons, they were told to
    batten the ceiling and put up a new plasterboard under this frame. When I pointed out for the new ceiling in the dining room that the new ceiling
    lights were longer than the depth of the batten and the plasterboard, so that if they did put them up then they would have to make holes in the old ceiling
    above, they were astonished. So I said if the battening is doubled would that get over the problem and they said yes. This would be okay if they did not take
    down the old ceiling lights leaving holes in the old ceiling for the rodents to drop down into a complete open box of new cables and exposed wire. We did not
    see the state of the old ceiling before the new ceiling was up under it in the Dining Room, nor in the lounge or extra walling in the back bedroom, dining
    room and front bedroom. Also, anywhere where the new cable came into or out of that ceiling through the side walls with no filling in of those holes would also
    provide access for the rodents.
    The following day I asked about the filling in of the other hole leading to the hallway in the ceiling before they would cover it with another section of new plasterboard.
    They said sorry, they had not got the wire wool from me, but if I provided it then they would squirt foam in the other hole then the wire wool and then more foam. I was not
    aware if they took down the new ceiling and filled in the other hole. I did not stay there and very quickly the plasterboard went up and in that last day, they installed
    new ceiling lights in the newly erected plasterboard, without me seeing that they had secured that hole). This undermines confidence that other holes have been blocked.
  • 5. We provided 100 bags of anti-rodent poison so that each new light could have a bag alongside it, so that if a rodent got in it would probably eat it. Photo 20 shows you
    20 boxes with 4 bags in each. That means that in about 14 separate areas in the top floor, bedroom floor, ground floor and cellar that they had put down only 20 bags,
    when more than 20 new ceiling lights had been installed. Protection of wiring can also be carried by poison as well as by trunking.

Specifics:

  • 6. There are two holes in the kitchen wall above the door from the hall with bundles of wire, none of which is sheathed - see photos 16, 17, 18, 37, 38, 39, 96, 97 shows
    exposed wires of brown, blue and bare for modern up to date wiring), 98, 99, 100 and 101. Jason said this was work in progress.
  • 7. In the hall, close to the kitchen door, there is a switch on the wall between the lounge and the kitchen. The wire from that switch goes into the void by the cellar door
    with no obvious protection - see photos 103, 104, 105-111. We know that these void areas are vulnerable to attack.
  • 8. There is a hole in the ceiling under the stairs with a bundle of wires including data
    wires which goes to the cellar stairs without protection - see photo 112.
  • 9. At the bottom of the cellar stairs, there are wires - see photos 116 and 117 going to a junction box in the ceiling where new wires seem to be connected to old wires and
    new lights - see photos 118, 60, 61 and 62. Areas of this are not protected, but we were told the cellar was finished.
  • 10. In the cellar, there are new power sockets with wire in plastic conduit - see photos 64, 65, 66, 119, 120, 123,124 but again, so is it all protected. ??? Photos 120, 121 and
    122 show that the wire comes out of the white plastic trunking and is then tacked to the wall round the corner before it goes up into the ceiling and probably into the acoustic
    wall built in the Dining room in Photo 73 without any trunking.
  • 11. In the hall, there are wires in the wall by the dining room that are not protected.??? Would these not be plastered over??? See photos 138, 139 and 140. Yes they might well
    be plastered over, but these are in air gap behind the plaster so could be attacked by rodents, unlike the cable in the wall in Photo 103 which would be plastered over, but the
    cable above the ceiling would not be in photo 103. In looking closely at photo 139 the conductor colours are brown, black and grey, which is Three-Phase wiring. Why has
    new single phase and three phase wiring been used? Since “household wiring does not usually use three-phase supplies”.
  • 12. On the main stairs, middle landing, there are wires not protected. See A in Questions concerning electrics.
  • 13. Front bedroom new stud wall. Lights don’t appear to have any protection. No insulation visible
  • 14. Ditto back bedroom In addition - see photos 74, 75 and 76, there is a light hanging from the ceiling with some codex, but also a length of unprotected wire see 1 above.
  • 15. In the cloakroom, we are not sure if any of these wires go towards the second fuse box. No evidence of protection. New Fuse box 2 seems to have only the power from one
    socket downstairs in the hall on the old fuse board see section E on Questions concerning electrics. Is there any wiring between new fuse box 1 and new fuse box 2? If not then
    part of the new ceiling in the dining room will have to be taken down to accommodate this.
  • 16. Given findings regarding insulation behind new walls see photo 73, is the dining room new wall sound insulated?
  • 17. Also in the dining room, the wire for the pendant light (a 6 candle-shaped bulb candelabra) doesn’t feel as if it has codex round it - see photo 133.
  • 18. Also there is wire for a light on the other side of the dining-room door to the gap between the new ceiling and the wall, which seems to be unprotected - see photo 137."

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Concerns about electrical work

  • 2. Photo 78 shows one of the new ceiling lights hanging out of the ceiling in the back bedroom. Besides the lighting cables to the ceiling being partially covered by
    metal codex trunking; parts of those 2 wires are unprotected. Does that mean that all the other new ceiling lights have sections of wiring leading to their
    transformers without trunking?

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Photo 78

  • 3. It would appear that all the new ceiling lights in the house for the top floor, bedroom floor, stairs and cloakroom, dining room, hall and lounge have these
    unprotected / untrunked cables between the transformer and light. Does this mean that every wire between the transformer and the new low-voltage light can be chewed through by rodents, which is directly against the contract?

 

  • 4. There was an occasion when Chris has remarked that a hole had been left in the lounge ceiling and not filled in (The electricians cut through the ceiling
    twice in parallel to the hall about 6 inches apart see one cut in photo 58 with the other hidden by the batten to the left of it. They then removed part of the
    plasterboard between these cuts closest to the kitchen see photo 23. This would have have given them access to that space to bring the new wiring to where it
    was required. This exposed a large hole in the ceiling with old lath/plaster ceiling above the new plasterboard put below it. For safety reasons, they were told to
    batten the ceiling and put up a new plasterboard under this frame. When I pointed out for the new ceiling in the dining room that the new ceiling
    lights were longer than the depth of the batten and the plasterboard, so that if they did put them up then they would have to make holes in the old ceiling
    above, they were astonished. So I said if the battening is doubled would that get over the problem and they said yes. This would be okay if they did not take
    down the old ceiling lights leaving holes in the old ceiling for the rodents to drop down into a complete open box of new cables and exposed wire. We did not
    see the state of the old ceiling before the new ceiling was up under it in the Dining Room, nor in the lounge or extra walling in the back bedroom, dining
    room and front bedroom. Also, anywhere where the new cable came into or out of that ceiling through the side walls with no filling in of those holes would also
    provide access for the rodents.
    The following day I asked about the filling in of the other hole leading to the hallway in the ceiling before they would cover it with another section of new plasterboard.
    They said sorry, they had not got the wire wool from me, but if I provided it then they would squirt foam in the other hole then the wire wool and then more foam. I was not aware if they took down the new ceiling and filled in the other hole. I did not stay there and very quickly the plasterboard went up and in that last day, they installed new ceiling lights in the newly erected plasterboard, without me seeing that they had secured that hole). This undermines confidence that other holes have been blocked.

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Photo 58 Looking at this photo on Tuesday 20 July 2021, there appears to be electic lighting between the new ceiling and the old. Does this mean, that not only have they left the old lights in the old ceiling, but also that they have left them connected? Does that mean that elsewhere where new ceilngs have been added, that not only will we be paying for electric light in the room below but also for electric light in the box above for the rodents to see where they are going?

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Photo 23

  • 5. We provided 100 bags of anti-rodent poison so that each new light could have a bag alongside it, so that if a rodent got in it would probably eat it. Photo 20 shows you 20 boxes with 4 bags in each. That means that in about 14 separate areas in the top floor, bedroom floor, ground floor and cellar that they had put down only 20 bags,
    when more than 20 new ceiling lights had been installed. Protection of wiring can also be carried by poison as well as by trunking.

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Photo 20

 

 

Specifics

  • 6. There are two holes in the kitchen wall above the door from the hall with bundles of wire, none of which is sheathed - see photos 16, 17, 18, 37, 38, 39, 96, 97 shows
    exposed wires of brown, blue and bare for modern up to date wiring), 98, 99, 100 and 101. Jason said this was work in progress.

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  • 7. In the hall, close to the kitchen door, there is a switch on the wall between the lounge and the kitchen. The wire from that switch goes into the void by the cellar door
    with no obvious protection - see photos 103, 104, 105-111. We know that these void areas are vulnerable to attack.

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  • 8. There is a hole in the ceiling under the stairs with a bundle of wires including data wires which goes to the cellar stairs without protection - see photo 112.

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Photo 112

 

 

  • 9. At the bottom of the cellar stairs, there are wires - see photos 116 and 117 going to a junction box in the ceiling where new wires seem to be connected to old wires and
    new lights - see photos 118, 60, 61 and 62. Areas of this are not protected, but we were told the cellar was finished.

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Photo 116

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  • 10. In the cellar, there are new power sockets with wire in plastic conduit - see photos 64, 65, 66, 119, 120, 123,124 but again, so is it all protected. ??? Photos 120, 121 and
    122 show that the wire comes out of the white plastic trunking and is then tacked to the wall round the corner before it goes up into the ceiling and probably into the acoustic
    wall built in the Dining room in Photo 73 without any trunking.

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Photo 121 taken on 18 March 2021.

In Photo 123 you can see an old double power socket with a new double power socket below it on the right. The Grey cable is inserted into the white plastic tube. This white tube goes to the other new double socket in Photo 124. The power cable then goes into another white plastic tube and up the wall to finish in Photo 120 where the new electrical power cable comes out of its protection, turns left and is tacked to the cellar wall until it reaches the second brick along to the right from the Arch brickwork as shown in Photo 122, where it then goes up into the ceiling and is still unprotected as shown in Photo 121.
All exposed cable was meant to have protection such as the white tubing or the Codex to prevent it being chewed by rodents.

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Photo 122

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Photo 73

In Photo 121 the new electric power cable gets inserted into the ceiling of the cellar. It then goes through to be behind the new stud wall erected by the electricians in the Dining Room above. This shows that new stud wall with its plasterboard screwed to it. I wonder if this new power cable is still unprotected in that stud wall.

When we have spent another £30,000, we will find out, since according to the statement by the person making out the electrical report, that since the job done was so poor, then

  • everything including all the old and new wiring, the lights, light switches and replacement of old fiittings re-used by Manderson Electrical Services Ltd instead of them replacing them will have to ripped out and started all over again,
  • thus causing full redecoration of the house after the plasterers have finished,
  • removals of our belongings, storage and bringing them back by a removals firm after the work is completed,
  • and re-laying of all the carpets.

 

 

  • 11. In the hall, there are wires in the wall by the dining room that are not protected.??? Would these not be plastered over??? See photos 138, 139 and 140. Yes they might well
    be plastered over, but these are in air gap behind the plaster so could be attacked by rodents, unlike the cable in the wall in Photo 103 (see Photo 103 in point 7 above) which would be plastered over, but the
    cable above the ceiling would not be in photo 103. In looking closely at photo 139 the conductor colours are brown, black and grey, which is Three-Phase wiring. Why has new single phase and three phase wiring been used? Since “household wiring does not usually use three-phase supplies”.

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  • 12. On the main stairs, middle landing, there are wires not protected. See A in Questions concerning electrics.
  • 13. Front bedroom new stud wall. Lights don’t appear to have any protection. No insulation visible
  • 14. Ditto back bedroom In addition - see photos 74, 75 and 76, there is a light hanging from the ceiling with some codex, but also a length of unprotected wire see 1 above.

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  • 15. In the cloakroom, we are not sure if any of these wires go towards the second fuse box. No evidence of protection. New Fuse box 2 seems to have only the power from one
    socket downstairs in the hall on the old fuse board see section E on Questions concerning electrics. Is there any wiring between new fuse box 1 and new fuse box 2? If not then
    part of the new ceiling in the dining room will have to be taken down to accommodate this.
  • 16. Given findings regarding insulation behind new walls see photo 73, is the dining room new wall sound insulated?
  • 17. Also in the dining room, the wire for the pendant light (a 6 candle-shaped bulb candelabra) doesn’t feel as if it has codex round it - see photo 133.
  • 18. Also there is wire for a light on the other side of the dining-room door to the gap between the new ceiling and the wall, which seems to be unprotected - see photo 137."

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...Sternbergia
...Schizostylis
...Tecophilaea
...Trillium

...Tulip
...Zephyranthus

Half-Hardy Bulbs
...Acidanthera
...Albuca
...Alstroemeri
...Andro-stephium
...Bassers
...Boussing-aultias
...Bravoas
...Cypellas
...Dahlias
...Galaxis,
...Geissorhizas
...Hesperanthas

...Gladioli
...Ixias
...Sparaxises
...Babianas
...Morphixias
...Tritonias

...Ixiolirions
...Moraeas
...Ornithogalums
...Oxalises
...Phaedra-nassas
...Pancratiums
...Tigridias
...Zephyranthes
...Cooperias

Uses of Bulbs:-
...for Bedding
...in Windowboxes
...in Border
...naturalized in Grass
...in Bulb Frame
...in Woodland Garden
...in Rock Garden
...in Bowls
...in Alpine House
...Bulbs in Greenhouse or Stove:-
...Achimenes
...Alocasias
...Amorpho-phalluses
...Arisaemas
...Arums
...Begonias
...Bomareas
...Caladiums

...Clivias
...Colocasias
...Crinums
...Cyclamens
...Cyrtanthuses
...Eucharises
...Urceocharis
...Eurycles

...Freesias
...Gloxinias
...Haemanthus
...Hippeastrums

...Lachenalias
...Nerines
...Lycorises
...Pencratiums
...Hymenocallises
...Richardias
...Sprekelias
...Tuberoses
...Vallotas
...Watsonias
...Zephyranthes

...Plant Bedding in
......Spring

......Summer
...Bulb houseplants flowering inside House during:-
......January
......February
......March
......April
......May
......June
......July
......August
......September
......October
......November
......December
...Bulbs and other types of plant flowering during:-
......Dec-Jan
......Feb-Mar
......Apr-May
......Jun-Aug
......Sep-Oct
......Nov-Dec
...Selection of the smaller and choicer plants for the Smallest of Gardens with plant flowering during the same 6 periods as in the previous selection


Climber in
3 Sector Vertical Plant System
...Clematis
...Climbers
Conifer
Deciduous Shrub
...Shrubs - Decid
Deciduous Tree
...Trees - Decid
Evergreen Perennial
...P-Evergreen A-L
...P-Evergreen M-Z
...A,B,C,D,E,F,G,
...H,I,J,K,L,M,N,
...O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,
...V,W,X,Y,Z
...Flower Shape
Evergreen Shrub
...Shrubs - Evergreen
...Heather Shrub
...Heather Index
......Andromeda
......Bruckenthalia
......Calluna
......Daboecia
......Erica: Carnea
......Erica: Cinerea
......Erica: Others
Evergreen Tree
...Trees - Evergreen
Fern
Grass
Hedging
Herbaceous
Perennial

...A1,2,B,C,D,E,F,G,
...H,I,J,K,L,M,N,
...O,P1,2,Q,R,S,T,U,
...V,W,XYZ,
...Diascia Photo Album,
...UK Peony Index

...P -Herbaceous
...Peony
...Flower Shape
...RHS Wisley
......Mixed Border
......Other Borders
Herb
Odds and Sods
Rhododendron

Rose
...RHS Wisley A-F
...RHS Wisley G-R
...RHS Wisley S-Z
...Rose Use - page links in row 6. Rose, RHS Wisley and Other Roses rose indices on each Rose Use page
...Other Roses A-F
...Other Roses G-R
...Other Roses S-Z
Pruning Methods
Photo Index
R 1, 2, 3
Peter Beales Roses
RV Roger
Roses

Soft Fruit
Top Fruit
...Apple

...Cherry
...Pear
Vegetable
Wild Flower and
Butterfly page links are in next row


Topic -
Butterflies in the UK mostly use native UK wildflowers.

Butterfly Species.

Egg, Caterpillar, Chrysalis and Butterfly Usage
of Plants.

Plant Usage by
Egg, Caterpillar, Chrysalis and Butterfly.

Wild Flower
...Flower Shape and Landscape Uses


with its
flower colour page,
space,
Site Map page in its flower colour NOTE Gallery
...Blue Note
....Scented Flower, Foliage, Root
....Story of their Common Names
....Use of Plant with Flowers
....Use for Non-Flowering Plants
....Edible Plant Parts
....Flower Legend
....
Flowering plants of Chalk and Limestone Page 1, Page 2
....
Flowering plants of Acid Soil Page 1
...Brown Botanical Names
....Food for
Butterfly/Moth

...Cream Common Names
....Coastal and Dunes
....Sandy Shores and Dunes
...Green Note
....Broad-leaved
Woods

...Mauve Note
....Grassland - Acid, Neutral, Chalk
...Multi-Cols Note
....Heaths and Moors
...Orange Note
....Hedgerows and Verges
...Pink A-G Note
....Lakes, Canals and Rivers
...Pink H-Z Note
....Marshes, Fens,
Bogs

...Purple Note
....Old Buildings and Walls
...Red Note
....Pinewoods
...White A-D Note
....Saltmarshes
....Shingle Beaches, Rocks and Cliff Tops
...White E-P Note
....Other
...White Q-Z Note
....Number of Petals
...Yellow A-G Note
....Pollinator
...Yellow H-Z Note
....Poisonous Parts
...Shrub/Tree Note
....River Banks and
other Freshwater Margins


Poisonous
Wildflower Plants.


You know its name, use
Wild Flower Plant Index a-h, i-p, q-z.
You know which habitat it lives in, use
on
Acid Soil,
on
Calcareous
(Chalk) Soil
,
on
Marine Soil,
on
Neutral Soil,
is a
Fern,
is a
Grass,
is a
Rush, or
is a
Sedge.
You have seen its flower, use Comparison Pages containing Wild Flower Plants and Cultivated Plants in the
Colour Wheel Gallery.

Each plant named in each of the 180 Wildflower Family Pages within their 23 Galleries may have a link to:-
1) its Plant Description Page in its Common Name column in one of those Wildflower Plant Galleries and will have links,
2) to external sites to purchase the plant or seed in its Botanical Name column,
3) to see photos in its Flowering Months column and
4) to read habitat details in its Habitat Column.

WILD FLOWER FAMILY PAGE MENU
(o)Adder's Tongue
Amaranth
(o)Arrow-Grass
(o)Arum
(o)Balsam
Bamboo
(o)Barberry
(o)Bedstraw
(o)Beech
(o)Bellflower
(o)Bindweed
(o)Birch
(o)Birds-Nest
(o)Birthwort
(o)Bogbean
(o)Bog Myrtle
(o)Borage
(o)Box
(o)Broomrape
(o)Buckthorn
(o)Buddleia
(o)Bur-reed
(o)Buttercup
(o)Butterwort
(o)Cornel (Dogwood)
(o)Crowberry
(o)Crucifer (Cabbage/Mustard) 1
(o)Crucifer (Cabbage/Mustard) 2
Cypress
(o)Daffodil
(o)Daisy
(o)Daisy Cudweeds
(o)Daisy Chamomiles
(o)Daisy Thistle
(o)Daisy Catsears (o)Daisy Hawkweeds
(o)Daisy Hawksbeards
(o)Daphne
(o)Diapensia
(o)Dock Bistorts
(o)Dock Sorrels
(o)Clubmoss
(o)Duckweed
(o)Eel-Grass
(o)Elm
(o)Filmy Fern
(o)Horsetail
(o)Polypody
Quillwort
(o)Royal Fern
(o)Figwort - Mulleins
(o)Figwort - Speedwells
(o)Flax
(o)Flowering-Rush
(o)Frog-bit
(o)Fumitory
(o)Gentian
(o)Geranium
(o)Glassworts
(o)Gooseberry
(o)Goosefoot
(o)Grass 1
(o)Grass 2
(o)Grass 3
(o)Grass Soft
Bromes 1

(o)Grass Soft
Bromes 2

(o)Grass Soft
Bromes 3

(o)Hazel
(o)Heath
(o)Hemp
(o)Herb-Paris
(o)Holly
(o)Honeysuckle
(o)Horned-Pondweed
(o)Hornwort
(o)Iris
(o)Ivy
(o)Jacobs Ladder
(o)Lily
(o)Lily Garlic
(o)Lime
(o)Lobelia
(o)Loosestrife
(o)Mallow
(o)Maple
(o)Mares-tail
(o)Marsh Pennywort
(o)Melon (Gourd/Cucumber)
(o)Mesem-bryanthemum
(o)Mignonette
(o)Milkwort
(o)Mistletoe
(o)Moschatel
Naiad
(o)Nettle
(o)Nightshade
(o)Oleaster
(o)Olive
(o)Orchid 1
(o)Orchid 2
(o)Orchid 3
(o)Orchid 4
(o)Parnassus-Grass
(o)Peaflower
(o)Peaflower
Clover 1

(o)Peaflower
Clover 2

(o)Peaflower
Clover 3

(o)Peaflower Vetches/Peas
Peony
(o)Periwinkle
Pillwort
Pine
(o)Pink 1
(o)Pink 2
Pipewort
(o)Pitcher-Plant
(o)Plantain
(o)Pondweed
(o)Poppy
(o)Primrose
(o)Purslane
Rannock Rush
(o)Reedmace
(o)Rockrose
(o)Rose 1
(o)Rose 2
(o)Rose 3
(o)Rose 4
(o)Rush
(o)Rush Woodrushes
(o)Saint Johns Wort
Saltmarsh Grasses
(o)Sandalwood
(o)Saxifrage
Seaheath
(o)Sea Lavender
(o)Sedge Rush-like
(o)Sedges Carex 1
(o)Sedges Carex 2
(o)Sedges Carex 3
(o)Sedges Carex 4
(o)Spindle-Tree
(o)Spurge
(o)Stonecrop
(o)Sundew
(o)Tamarisk
Tassel Pondweed
(o)Teasel
(o)Thyme 1
(o)Thyme 2
(o)Umbellifer 1
(o)Umbellifer 2
(o)Valerian
(o)Verbena
(o)Violet
(o)Water Fern
(o)Waterlily
(o)Water Milfoil
(o)Water Plantain
(o)Water Starwort
Waterwort
(o)Willow
(o)Willow-Herb
(o)Wintergreen
(o)Wood-Sorrel
(o)Yam
(o)Yew


Topic -
The following is a complete hierarchical Plant Selection Process

dependent on the Garden Style chosen
Garden Style
...Infill Plants
...12 Bloom Colours per Month Index
...12 Foliage Colours per Month Index
...All Plants Index
...Cultivation, Position, Use Index
...Shape, Form
Index

 


Topic -
Flower/Foliage Colour Wheel Galleries with number of colours as a high-level Plant Selection Process

All Flowers 53 with
...Use of Plant and
Flower Shape
- page links in bottom row

All Foliage 53
instead of redundant
...(All Foliage 212)


All Flowers
per Month 12


Bee instead of wind pollinated plants for hay-fever sufferers
All Bee-Pollinated Flowers
per Month
12
...Index

Rock Garden and Alpine Flowers
Rock Plant Flowers 53
INDEX
A, B, C, D, E, F,
G, H, I, J, K, L,
M, NO, PQ, R, S,
T, UVWXYZ
...Rock Plant Photos

Flower Colour Wheel without photos, but with links to photos
12 Bloom Colours
per Month Index

...All Plants Index


Topic -
Use of Plant in your Plant Selection Process

Plant Colour Wheel Uses
with
1. Perfect general use soil is composed of 8.3% lime, 16.6% humus, 25% clay and 50% sand, and
2. Why you are continually losing the SOIL STRUCTURE so your soil - will revert to clay, chalk, sand or silt.
Uses of Plant and Flower Shape:-
...Foliage Only
...Other than Green Foliage
...Trees in Lawn
...Trees in Small Gardens
...Wildflower Garden
...Attract Bird
...Attract Butterfly
1
, 2
...Climber on House Wall
...Climber not on House Wall
...Climber in Tree
...Rabbit-Resistant
...Woodland
...Pollution Barrier
...Part Shade
...Full Shade
...Single Flower provides Pollen for Bees
1
, 2, 3
...Ground-Cover
<60
cm
60-180cm
>180cm
...Hedge
...Wind-swept
...Covering Banks
...Patio Pot
...Edging Borders
...Back of Border
...Poisonous
...Adjacent to Water
...Bog Garden
...Tolerant of Poor Soil
...Winter-Flowering
...Fragrant
...Not Fragrant
...Exhibition
...Standard Plant is 'Ball on Stick'
...Upright Branches or Sword-shaped leaves
...Plant to Prevent Entry to Human or Animal
...Coastal Conditions
...Tolerant on North-facing Wall
...Cut Flower
...Potted Veg Outdoors
...Potted Veg Indoors
...Thornless
...Raised Bed Outdoors Veg
...Grow in Alkaline Soil A-F, G-L, M-R,
S-Z
...Grow in Acidic Soil
...Grow in Any Soil
...Grow in Rock Garden
...Grow Bulbs Indoors

Uses of Bedding
...Bedding Out
...Filling In
...Screen-ing
...Pots and Troughs
...Window Boxes
...Hanging Baskets
...Spring Bedding
...Summer Bedding
...Winter Bedding
...Foliage instead of Flower
...Coleus Bedding Photos for use in Public Domain 1

Uses of Bulb
...Other than Only Green Foliage
...Bedding or Mass Planting
...Ground-Cover
...Cut-Flower
...Tolerant of Shade
...In Woodland Areas
...Under-plant
...Tolerant of Poor Soil
...Covering Banks
...In Water
...Beside Stream or Water Garden
...Coastal Conditions
...Edging Borders
...Back of Border or Back-ground Plant
...Fragrant Flowers
...Not Fragrant Flowers
...Indoor
House-plant

...Grow in a Patio Pot
...Grow in an Alpine Trough
...Grow in an Alpine House
...Grow in Rock Garden
...Speciman Plant
...Into Native Plant Garden
...Naturalize in Grass
...Grow in Hanging Basket
...Grow in Window-box
...Grow in Green-house
...Grow in Scree
...Naturalized Plant Area
...Grow in Cottage Garden
...Attracts Butterflies
...Attracts Bees
...Resistant to Wildlife
...Bulb in Soil:-
......Chalk
......Clay
......Sand
......Lime-Free (Acid)
......Peat

Uses of Rose
Rose Index

...Bedding 1, 2
...Climber /Pillar
...Cut-Flower 1, 2
...Exhibition, Speciman
...Ground-Cover
...Grow In A Container 1, 2
...Hedge 1, 2
...Climber in Tree
...Woodland
...Edging Borders
...Tolerant of Poor Soil 1, 2
...Tolerant of Shade
...Back of Border
...Adjacent to Water
...Page for rose use as ARCH ROSE, PERGOLA ROSE, COASTAL CONDITIONS ROSE, WALL ROSE, STANDARD ROSE, COVERING BANKS or THORNLESS ROSES.
...FRAGRANT ROSES
...NOT FRAGRANT ROSES


Topic -
Camera Photo Galleries showing all 4000 x 3000 pixels of each photo on your screen that you can then click and drag it to your desktop as part of a Plant Selection Process:-

RHS Garden at Wisley

Plant Supports -
When supporting plants in a bed, it is found that not only do those plants grow upwards, but also they expand their roots and footpad sideways each year. Pages
1
, 2, 3, 8, 11,
12, 13,
Plants 4, 7, 10,
Bedding Plants 5,
Plant Supports for Unknown Plants 5
,
Clematis Climbers 6,
the RHS does not appear to either follow it's own pruning advice or advice from The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers by George E. Brown.
ISBN 0-571-11084-3 with the plants in Pages 1-7 of this folder. You can see from looking at both these resources as to whether the pruning carried out on the remainder of the plants in Pages 7-15 was correct.

Narcissus (Daffodil) 9,
Phlox Plant Supports 14, 15

Coleus Bedding Foliage Trial - Pages
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13, 14, 15,
16, 17, 18, 19, 20,
21, 22, 23, 24, 25,
26, 27, 28, 29, 30,
31, 32, Index

National Trust Garden at Sissinghurst Castle
Plant Supports -
Pages for Gallery 1

with Plant Supports
1, 5, 10
Plants
2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9,
11, 12
Recommended Rose Pruning Methods 13
Pages for Gallery 2
with Plant Supports
2
,
Plants 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Dry Garden of
RHS Garden at
Hyde Hall

Plants - Pages
without Plant Supports
Plants 1
, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Nursery of
Peter Beales Roses
Display Garden

Roses Pages
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13

Nursery of
RV Roger

Roses - Pages
A1,A2,A3,A4,A5,
A6,A7,A8,A9,A10,
A11,A12,A13,A14,
B15,
B16,B17,B18,B19,
B20,
B21,B22,B23,B24,
B25,
B26,B27,B28,B29,
B30,
C31,C32,C33,C34,
C35,
C36,C37,C38,C39,
C40,
C41,CD2,D43,D44,
D45,
D46,D47,D48,D49,
E50,
E51,E52,F53,F54,
F55,
F56,F57,G58,G59,
H60,
H61,I62,K63,L64,
M65,
M66,N67,P68,P69,
P70,
R71,R72,S73,S74,
T75,
V76,Z77, 78,

Damage by Plants in Chilham Village - Pages
1, 2, 3, 4

Pavements of Funchal, Madeira
Damage to Trees - Pages
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13
for trees 1-54,
14, 15,
16, 17, 18, 19, 20,
21, 22, 23, 24, 25,
for trees 55-95,
26, 27, 28, 29, 30,
31, 32, 33, 34, 35,
36, 37,
for trees 95-133,
38, 39, 40,
41, 42, 43, 44, 45,
for trees 133-166

Chris Garnons-Williams
Work Done - Pages
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13

Identity of Plants
Label Problems - Pages
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11

Ron and Christine Foord - 1036 photos only inserted so far - Garden Flowers - Start Page of each Gallery
AB1 ,AN14,BA27,
CH40,CR52,DR63,
FR74,GE85,HE96,

Plant with Photo Index of Ivydene Gardens - 1187
A 1, 2, Photos - 43
B 1, Photos - 13
C 1, Photos - 35
D 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
Photos - 411
with Plants causing damage to buildings in Chilham Village and Damage to Trees in Pavements of Funchal
E 1, Photos - 21
F 1, Photos - 1
G 1, Photos - 5
H 1, Photos - 21
I 1, Photos - 8
J 1, Photos - 1
K 1, Photos - 1
L 1, Photos - 85
with Label Problems
M 1, Photos - 9
N 1, Photos - 12
O 1, Photos - 5
P 1, Photos - 54
Q 1, Photos -
R 1, 2, 3,
Photos - 229
S 1, Photos - 111
T 1, Photos - 13
U 1, Photos - 5
V 1, Photos - 4
W 1, Photos - 100
with Work Done by Chris Garnons-Williams
X 1 Photos -
Y 1, Photos -
Z 1 Photos -
Articles/Items in Ivydene Gardens - 88
Flower Colour, Num of Petals, Shape and
Plant Use of:-
Rock Garden
within linked page


 

 

Topic -
Fragrant Plants as a Plant Selection Process for your sense of smell:-

Sense of Fragrance from Roy Genders

Fragrant Plants:-
Trees and Shrubs with Scented Flowers
1
, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Shrubs bearing Scented Flowers for an Acid Soil
1
, 2, 3, 4
Shrubs bearing Scented Flowers for a
Chalky or Limestone Soil
1
, 2, 3, 4
Shrubs bearing Scented leaves for a
Sandy Soil
1
, 2, 3
Herbaceous Plants with Scented Flowers
1
, 2, 3
Annual and Biennial Plants with Scented Flowers or Leaves
1
, 2
Bulbs and Corms with Scented Flowers
1
, 2, 3, 4, 5
Scented Plants of Climbing and Trailing Habit
1
, 2, 3
Winter-flowering Plants with Scented Flowers
1
, 2
Night-scented Flowering Plants
1
, 2
 


Topic -
Website User Guidelines


My Gas Service Engineer found Flow and Return pipes incorrectly positioned on gas boilers and customers had refused to have positioning corrected in 2020.
 

More Details

Cultural Needs of Plants
from Chapter 4 in Fern Grower's Manual by Barbara Joe Hoshizaki & Robbin C. Moran. Revised and Expanded Edition. Published in 2001 by Timber Press, Inc. Reprinted 2002, 2006. ISBN-13:978-0-
88192-495-4.

"Understanding Fern Needs
Ferns have the same basic growing requirements as other plants and will thrive when these are met. There is nothing mysterious about the requirements - they are not something known only to people with green thumbs - but the best gardeners are those who understand plant requirements and are careful about satisfying them.
What, then, does a fern need?

All plants need water.
Water in the soil prevents roots from drying, and all mineral nutrients taken up by the roots must be dissolved in the soil water. Besides water in the soil, most plants need water in the air. Adequate humidity keeps the plant from drying out. Leaves need water for photosynthesis and to keep from wilting.
All green plants need light to manufacture food (sugars) by photosynthesis. Some plants need more light than others, and some can flourish in sun or shade. Most ferns, however, prefer some amount of shade.
For photosynthesis, plants require carbon dioxide, a gas that is exhaled by animals as waste. Carbon dioxide diffuses into plants through tiny pores, called stomata, that abound on the lower surface of the leaves. In the leaf, carbon dioxide is combined with the hydrogen from water to form carbohydrates, the plant's food. This process takes place only in the presence of light and chlorophyll, a green pigment found in plant cells. To enhance growth, some commercial growers increase the carbon dioxide level in their greenhouses to 600ppm (parts per million), or twice the amount typically found in the air.
Plants need oxygen. The green plants of a plant do not require much oxygen from the air because plants produce more oxygen by photosynthesis than they use. The excess oxygen liberated from the plants is used by all animals, including humans. What do plants do with oxygen? They use it just as we do, to release the energy stored in food. We use energy to move about, to talk, to grow, to think - in fact, for all our life processes. Although plants don't talk or move much, they do grow and metabolize and must carry on all their life processes using oxygen to release the stored energy in their food.
Roots need air all the time. They get it from the air spaces between the soil particles. Overwatering displaces the air between soil particles with water, thereby removing the oxygen needed by the roots. This reduces the root's ability to absorb mineral nutrients and can foster root-rot.
Plants need minerals to grow properly. The minerals are mined from the soil by the plant's root system. If a certain mineral is missing, such as calcium needed for developing cell walls, then the plant will be stunted, discoloured, or deformed.
Some plants tolerate a wide range of temperatures, whereas others are fussy. If the temperature is too high or low, the machinery of the plant will not operate satisfactorily or will cease entirely.

The basic needs of plants are not hard to supply, but growing success depends on attending to these needs with care and exactitude. The remainder of this chapter is devoted to a discussion of these requirements, with the exception of mineral needs, which are discussed in Chapter 5."

 

It is worth remembering that especially with roses that the colour of the petals of the flower may change - The following photos are of Rosa 'Lincolnshire Poacher' which I took on the same day in R.V. Roger's Nursery Field:-

apoacher1

Closed Bud

apoacher2

Opening Bud

apoacher3

Juvenile Flower

apoacher4

Older Juvenile Flower

apoacher5

Middle-aged Flower - Flower Colour in Season in its
Rose Description Page is
"Buff Yellow, with a very slight pink tint at the edges in May-October."

apoacher6

Mature Flower

apoacher7

Juvenile Flower and Dying Flower

apoacher8

Form of Rose Bush

There are 720 roses in the Rose Galleries; many of which have the above series of pictures in their respective Rose Description Page.

So one might avoid the disappointment that the 2 elephants had when their trunks were entwined instead of them each carrying their trunk using their own trunk, and your disappointment of buying a rose to discover that the colour you bought it for is only the case when it has its juvenile flowers; if you look at all the photos of the roses in the respective Rose Description Page!!!!

 

There are 180 families in the Wildflowers of the UK and they have been split up into 22 Galleries to allow space for up to 100 plants per gallery.

Each plant named in each of the Wildflower Family Pages may have a link to:-

its Plant Description Page in its Common Name in one of those Wildflower Plant Galleries

and it does have links:-

to external sites to purchase the plant or seed in its Botanical Name,

to see photos in its Flowering Months and

to read habitat details in its Habitat Column.

 

Links to external websites like the link to "the Man walking in front of car to warn pedestrians of a horseless vehicle approaching" would be correct when I inserted it after March 2007, but it is possible that those horseless vehicles may now exceed the walking pace of that man and thus that link will currently be br
ok en .... .....

My advice is Google the name on the link and see if you can find the new link. If you sent me an email after clicking Ivydene Horticultural Services text under the Worm Logo on any page, then; as the first after March 2010 you would be the third emailer since 2007, I could then change that link in that 1 of the 15,743 pages. Currently (August 2016).

Other websites provide you with cookies - I am sorry but I am too poor to afford them. If I save the pennies from my pension for the next visitor, I am almost certain in March 2023, that I could afford to make that 4th visitor to this website a Never Fail Cake. I would then be able to save for more years for the postage.