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Posted: 14/08/2013 at 18:18

Wouldn't bother with cuttings either. They are so easy to split and clump up pretty quickly. 


Posted: 14/08/2013 at 18:16

Wow! What a transformation 

 Did you come up with the design? Love the crucible and nevermind the plants so many interesting "things" in your garden. That twisty black thing with the silver ball is gorgeous. The owls so funny and all the rusty poppy seed thingys and bird thingys just lovely. Laughed when I spotted the croc and dino too 

Did you have a year of completion in mind when you started and are you doing more? 


Posted: 14/08/2013 at 17:56

Rain?! Send some this way pls 


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 23:21

It could be that they just need dividing. They do flower less and less after a while if the clumps get too large.

Can someone help identify what this "bee" / bug this is?

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 23:09

Not convinced either. The shape is all wrong.


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 23:07

Hi Cransbill  Did flowers start to form and then drop before opening or no flowers at all?

Go away Ivy !

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 23:03

"Risk to Non-Target Flora & Fauna: Triclopyr has been shown to be moderately to highly toxic to freshwater plants and fish as well as some marine vertebrates and invertebrates when in butoxyethyl ester form, as well as in the degradate (TCP) form. Both fish and amphibian species have exhibited behavioral defects, reduced oxygen uptake and loss of motor control when exposed to low doses of triclopyr. At least one study has indicated that mammal populations dwelling in forested areas treated with triclopyr have been significantly reduced. Because triclopyr is a potent plant growth disruptor, unintended target plants may be destroyed due to spray drift, leaching, erosion and storm-caused translocation. Additionally, triclopyr has been shown to disrupt the normal growth and nutrient cycling properties of microorganisms, fungi, mosses and algae; all of which perform critical functions to maintain a healthy ecosystem."


Triclopyr is the main ingredient in SBK. Just thought I would let you know  Can't you just pull and pull and pull....I do.


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 22:41

Hi  Its a Rhus aka Sumach.Probably Typhinia which does sucker a lot. 


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 21:37

Are you sure its drying out? The top can look dry and even crack a little but stick your finger in and it maybe moist underneath.


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 21:30

If deemed necessary to cut back now is the best time for a Magnolia. They don't like it much so cut minimum necessary.

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