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Posted: 27/08/2013 at 11:59

Thanks WB yes chirrosa. Is this one in a container? You can grow most in a pot...wouldn't try Montana mind... Just make sure it is deep enough. Clematis like a long root run rather than width. I would go for a clematis that repeat flowers. Check out some of these


Posted: 27/08/2013 at 11:38

LOL MrsGarden you have to post a picture!!!!!!! 


Posted: 27/08/2013 at 11:35

Nora if the stumps are too short to rock as verdun suggested try this way.....Dig about a foot back from the stump in a circle. Any roots you hit that are not too big chop with a saw or a good pair of loppers. Keep going round and round doing this until you can just lift the stump out. Then go back to getting each cut root out. I have managed to get huge stumps out this way much to the surprise of many a male customer who had given up lol! 

Talkback: Aphids

Posted: 27/08/2013 at 11:28

Mmmmm. Not so sure of using rhubarb leaves this way. Just because they are natural doesn't mean they are safe. They contain oxalic acid. You would have to eat a LOT of leaves for it to kill you but making a decoction of them is making the poison more concentrated. Not surprised it kills the aphids and probably anything else good or bad that lands where you have sprayed. Personally I would not like to eat anything sprayed with this. 


Posted: 27/08/2013 at 08:43

Looks like overwatering to me. I suggest you do like Kef said pull it out and look at roots.


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 17:58

The easiest way to assure no ants in pots is to put a piece of landscape fabric in the bottom over drainage holes. Water can get out but bugs can't get in. 


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 17:12

All of these alternative lawn plants will not survive heavy traffic. If to be walked on occasionally then you could try some of the low growing thymes.


seed share

Posted: 26/08/2013 at 17:03

And I've sown (use that term loosely lol) the white campion and honesty that I was sent 


Posted: 26/08/2013 at 16:03

Hi is this the one you have?



Posted: 26/08/2013 at 13:58

Looks like a water beetle of some sort. Does she have a pond?

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