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06/08/2012 at 11:51

I have 2 photinia in my back garden I planted a couple of years ago when i had nothing else to cover my new fence. Now my honeysuckly and clematis are taking off i dont want the photinia anymore but dont know what to do with them. They are in excellent condition and very healthy so would be a sin to waste them and let them die...any ideas?

06/08/2012 at 12:09

If you have a freecycle group in you area offer them on there-collector can dig them up?

06/08/2012 at 13:35

In some areas leaving them on the pavement would find them a good home quickly, otherwise I would speak to a local charity who would put them in their next auction/plant sale.

06/08/2012 at 19:54
I organise plant swaps in work sometimes! Usually spring time, but would be good in autumn too.
06/08/2012 at 21:23

fustrated_gardener I share your feeling about not wanting to bin healthy plants. I've given them away at work or do you have a relative that has a suitable empty space? Or failing that some community group that is interested in plants/gardens

You might have to dig the hole &  plant it as well

06/08/2012 at 21:33

My local Oxfam shop often has plants for sale - why not ask your local charity shops if they want them?

06/08/2012 at 22:13

Carboot sale?

07/08/2012 at 12:10

Thank God other gardeners have my problem too! I can't even PAY people to take them.

18/08/2012 at 10:38

Unwanted plants are also a big problem for me. Because before two months my lawn is full of unwanted plants. That time i have just hire a specialish person to get rid from this problem...

Japanese Knotweed Specialist

18/08/2012 at 12:01
abbottmorris wrote (see)

Unwanted plants are also a big problem for me. Because before two months my lawn is full of unwanted plants. That time i have just hire a specialish person to get rid from this problem...

Japanese Knotweed Specialist

And you have no connection with this company I take it?

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