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Favourite trees - sunny but windy site

Posted: Yesterday at 14:14

I think its worth a try then, thanks. 

Favourite trees - sunny but windy site

Posted: Yesterday at 08:09

Ooo amelanchia does look nice.  Do you know what type is best Hogweed? 

Strawberry tree says sheltered and acid soil.

Favourite trees - sunny but windy site

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 18:31

I am going to be planting some specimen trees come the bare root season and i would like some suggestions of favourites and stunners. 

Dont mind what kind, i would like possibly 10 or 12 small to medium really great looking trees.  Soil is slightly alkaline.  Its an open sunny but windy site.  I am not looking for trees as a shelter belt, hedges and wind fabric are in already.  

I dont want groups of birch or fruit trees (these are planted already). 

What will tolerate a bit of wind and look great? 

 

Vetch

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 18:20

I got a sackful of seeds from a website greenmanure.co.uk, winter tares, does it look like that? It covered a bank for me, but i didnt really use it with other plants, it would smother them.  Would work in a wild area i think.

Rabbit proofing - chicken wire - hole appeared!

Posted: 22/08/2015 at 13:59

Wow! Is that a real pic? Is it a huge rabbit or a really small Sheltie? 

The hole is indeed about rabbit sized.  But a normal rabbit. 

Rabbit proofing - chicken wire - hole appeared!

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 15:57

Nope, none of the above.  How odd, i had heard they can dig under a wire fence, but not bite through it.  

Rabbit proofing - chicken wire - hole appeared!

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 13:41

Its new(ish) gardens, so not much on either side. So...only culprit could be a very motivated or confused rabbit? 

Rabbit proofing - chicken wire - hole appeared!

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 21:50

Found a hole in my chicken wire today - well the dog found it actually.  I cant belive a rabbit was motivated enough to create a hole.  i cant think what would do this, any ideas?

ID please

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 21:02

Oh that's it!   A perennial hmmm.  I guess it can stay and seed then.  I do like tall plants.

ID please

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 17:53

Its not actually looking that different....loads of flowerheads to come out yet

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/86538.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 

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Favourite trees - sunny but windy site

suggestions please.  
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ID please

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Jack by the hedge. In fact lots of jack by the hedge!

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Weed (?) identification - when they are seedlings

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Bamboo poles preservation

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