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Willow....argh!

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 13:43

Would it be too much to dig it all out? I have dug tree trunks out so surely a willow bush can't be that hard 

Help....

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 13:38

No reason why not  Make sure you use  John Innes rather than multipurpose compost as they need free draining soil. Plant so the rhizome is still visible on the top of the soil. 

corms, tubers or what?

Posted: 25/07/2013 at 13:32

Dahlia erythronium or canna? 

unidentified flower

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 22:46

Bump! Sorry Tracey I haven't tried to post one yet but someone should be able to help you. 

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

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 22:42

I have spent ages trawling through sites too. Learnt loads whilst doing it but found nothing that looked anything like it so I too am waiting with bated breath for the verdict

Subtropical plant ideas needed please

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 22:05

Hedichium (ginger lily), Musa Basjoo (hardy banana),  Rodgersia aesculifolia, Aruncus, Zantedeschia aethiopica "Crowborough", Perennial Hibiscus (rose mallow) Eupatorium and last but not least Crinum x powellii. All have exotic looking flowers or big leaves or grow very tall. Most of them I grew in my garden as that was the kind of look I was after  

What type of mushroom / fungus is this ?

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 16:28

Hi  hard to tell at this stage as is still immature but don't think its a poisonous one. Would you be prepared to wait and see if the head flattens out and how much, then repost? Pretty sure it is one of two very edible ones but won't know for sure til mature.

Help - bumps on branches of olive tree

Posted: 24/07/2013 at 16:17

Might also be worth moving it outside for the summer. Give it a bit of fresh air...and the flies will fly away  Check under the leaves re the sticky stuff. May be aphids. Again moving it outside would let the predators get rid of them for you.

WHY DOESN'T MY HONEYSUCKLE FLOWER?

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 23:00

They are pretty similiar to clematis in the conditions they like. A rich fertile soil well mulched and not too dry, as Verdun said, with their feet in the shade and their heads in the sun. Add blood fish and bone in spring to encourage flowers.

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