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Posted: Yesterday at 21:31

Hi Dan,I think your tidying up is spot on ,we moved here about 12 months ago and still things are shooting up all over the place that we didnt even know was in the garden,   so we photoed them and uploaded them here for info as we went , tidying and weeding can take a long time and thats what we did , we did plant the new fruit trees last year so were all ready to go with a fairly weed free garden and theres no pressure with time or mess to clear up, just deciding how we want OUR new look to be, its quite exiting starting a new garden look now the hard parts out of the way, drawing boards out just want to agree on the new look, and very important we enjoyed almost every second of it and the coffee flowed, now with this weather its coffee and a dram of whiskey in it. Good luck Dan Enjoy 

Talkback: Composting

Posted: 18/11/2014 at 10:23

I love that touch,now which is the shreader to get its been asked so many times and i still haven't decided yet,

Pennesetum I think

Posted: 18/11/2014 at 10:11

Morning all from Muns,Yesterday we did the auctions at Aylsham Norfolk which also has a plant side to it,we bought some good plants for a song IE: 12 excellent heather's £6, and so on ,now 2 of the grass,s  were im told Pennisetum Grass,2 feet tall and pink heads £2 each,question is this, one of the heads came off in the car (pic ) can i use the new seed and plant now ,i don't know anything about grass,s and i lost the fountain grass last year so starting afresh with the intention of getting some more and any advise for wot to get would be really appreciated,  I know its full sun if poss soil???    feed ??   and Kate likes purples if poss or pinks and are the seeds from the catalogue  worth looking at now there's a handful required if poss please,very grey erein Muns  many thanks all.

wot to do now

Posted: 18/11/2014 at 09:53

Hi ,Yes Verdun the leaves are not tough but are sharp and the pic colour is a fair one, so it seems leave till April,  leave together into a big pot ,i like the big pot idea,that will do nicely,potting into big pot wot soil u think, JI no 3 ?? full sun  Cheers many thanks for all that. Bit dull erein Muns

wot to do now

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 16:36

cheers everybody many thanks

wot to do now

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 13:16

Hi all ,this was a rescue plant when we moved here,I think its a Yucca of some kind and was in the rubbish bit, I replanted the larger one and the two smaller ones came,now its looking healthier and is a fairly strong grower i think the pot might be too small for three, So wot to do, wait till summer and split or do it now , or leave for a year or so i don't know ?  

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/63710.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 excuse yellow leaf its one of my figs just come in from the cold ready for winter,Cheers miserable cold rain erein Muns Nor  Norfolk 

 

Fruit trees, to prune or not to prune

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 12:20

Peter this might be of use  its very easy reading for pruning

http://www.kenmuir.co.uk/image/data/pdf/Growing%20Guides/Pruning,%20Feeding%20and%20Harvesting%20Apple%20and%20Pear%20Trees.pdf       

its done with info and pics i found it very helpful 

Fruit trees, to prune or not to prune

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 11:05

Plants for lightweight arch

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 09:53

Annietts ,also stay away from passion flower beautiful but a real strong heavy grower,Clematis is worth looking at but watch for the fast growers like Montana also beautiful and very strong ,im sure someone will give you a few names ,good luck

Fruit trees, to prune or not to prune

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 09:45

Jan you might want to give a handful of fish blood and bone in March April as the trees awake ,and then a little potash watered in then as it responds a really good watering of a handful of  Potash this should have a really good effect on the fruiting carry on feeding till around just before they start to think of going into fall ,if you use comfrey a little at every feed is good also, and of course i hope your trees are all  getting Pollinated properly ,good luck.

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Pennesetum I think

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wot to do now

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solar or not

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Her Poor knees

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Bake off again

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