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07/11/2008 at 20:10
I leave everything in my garden after its finished flowering as its good to see the birds taking seeds and tidy up in the spring while birds take stems for their nests.
08/11/2008 at 11:29
as a novice gardener i am looking for advice on my honey suckle. It is growing over a high fence providing some degree of privacy, do I cut it back for winter(if so how much?)or do i leave it? many thanks
09/11/2008 at 13:07
i've been offered several blackthorn bushes which are about 3ft.high.I wish to cut these back for transport etc.When is the best time for this & for transplanting
10/11/2008 at 14:11
Yes i do chop but only when plants have gone past thier best then i leave the prunnings lying by the plant so the worms can do thier stuff along with the other micro-organisms unless it is woody shrubsthe then they get chopped into small pieces and composted
10/11/2008 at 18:47
Jockypea: anytime between November and about March provided the ground is not frozen. Strawmoo. Only cut it back when it gets too big or unruly for the purpose for which it is intended. Honeysuckle is designed to scramble through trees (hence the common name of Woodbine) and is always a bit tricky on fences because they are a bit two dimensional.
22/11/2008 at 15:43
My mahonia not doing too well. Can I move it now, or wait 'til spring ?
11/09/2009 at 18:51
I have a hardy banana which I would like to transplant one of the additional shoots. Trouble is its over 10ft high and the little plants are going crazy...where do I start? Stacey, Birmingham
14/09/2009 at 10:14
Stacey: This might help http://www.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/Profile.aspx?pid=311
29/10/2009 at 19:23
Hi everyone, I have several different ornatmentle grasses. Do these require cutting back each year and if so when is the best time to do this. Borders2
02/11/2009 at 10:28
Ah. It depends on which ones you have, Borders2. Any further information?
28/11/2011 at 18:37
'flumpf' what a fantastic word!
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