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insulation

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 20:08

Thanks for that Budy

Plum Trees

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 13:53

Hi Nov, try this for a start, go to plums and guages

http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/plum-and-gage-trees/ 

insulation

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 13:43

Buddy im getting problems trying to find the bubble wrap clips at Two Wests  do they have a special name 

Calistemon

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 12:34

12.30 and nut you r right its P.........g it down, Right Dove yes that's the one, Mondo ,do i need to over winter in cold frame please.......

insulation

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 12:27

My neighbor uses bubble wrap and says it work very well, im trying it this year,

How do I re-subscribe to a thread?

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 12:25

Like Dove said mine dont work either, used to though,

Tree bands

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 09:20

I used Petroleum jelly for the first time ,it seems to work but it has melted from a 2 inch band to a 6 inch grease band with no actual materiel at all just jelly,hope it works better than it looks,

Advice please - a climber for fence

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 09:13

Hi Geordie,Jackie, I would go for a mix of colour, we have at one end of a 20 foot fence  a white Clematis Montana ,at the other a red one , they meet in the middle and  a really nice mix, they are stunning in flower and look good in winter,they are very easy to grow ,very quick to spread  ( we planted another on the wall 6 weeks ago and its now 5 feet high and spread 4 feet along the wall )( fed on Comfrey ) and very strong,and we dont bother to prune at all, were putting another  Clematis in that will climb up it as i said its a strong plant, anyway just a thought if you like like reds and whites and hardly any looking after. good luck,  

Calistemon

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 08:53

Morning all from trying to b sunny Norfolk, Kates sisters just arrived for a few days from Retford north east  midlands and shes brought some i can only describe as black grass and 4 semi ripe cuttings of Bottle Brush Callistemon, am i right in ,hormone powder,good compost,and a good watering and unheated g/house or cold frame,shall i bag it over  ( i use plastic bottles cut to size) or leave it bare,,,The black grass ( stunning ) in pots the grass 5/6 inches high strong, shall I over winter as the other as its just been dug up and potted to bring it here,im instructed its rampant, so im ready ,any advice please 

What to prune now and when? Please read my message :) Thank you

Posted: 05/10/2014 at 20:16

Hi Paul heres a start theres lots more info on the net

   http://www.organicgardening.com/learn-and-grow/prime-time-pruning 

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just info

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its here

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Pennesetum I think

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wot to do now

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WOTISIT

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bubble wrap

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Fat balls in plastic NO

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Rose of Sharon,Hypericum androsaemum

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New Dralek

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new or old

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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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Christmas stuff in shop

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