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Latest posts by Alan4711

Passion Flower query

Posted: 09/10/2014 at 09:47

Hi Snow, I had a small passion flower a few years ago,it was in a 12" pot ,either the frost cracked the pot or it broke through the pot into the the most rubbish soil and loved it, anyway after 2 years it was over 20 feet long entirely covered a wall and  an iron fence and was full of delicious orange colored   fruit,,however to move from the house i had to saw it down, as they age they are a very tough plant and with a little control make a wonder full display so  i would keep it protected for the winter the after the last frost into your chosen spot, keep an eye on it you might be surprised at the speed it travels up the wall, you will need Strong wiring and fastenings, have a look at this from Joe Swift    good luck, i now have a new one in full flower beutifull

Willow Hedge (I think)

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 11:39

hi I  cut an arch clematis from 10 foot 6 weeks ago as it was just awful cut down to about 16 inches and it now has 18 new healthy clems looking to grow up,im going to tie it horizontal back and forth to make it grow low down i also nip all the new growth to get more clems , tuff when they need to be ,will need to protect in winter .



Posted: 08/10/2014 at 11:06

Bubble it is then am i talking of removal people for the bubble or net or shops ,iv only bought big loads when moving house many thanks for the info

Hi guys

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 11:04

Hi 5 and welcome to our weird gardeners world, why the no veg rule is this your own or is the site a communal one. 

Willow Hedge (I think)

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 11:01

Hi Dord, i looked on line at the most unusual and really nice  willow fences and shapes which were stunning that can be done ,  however when in Wales on our allotment one of the allotmenteers used willow to border his patch 25 Yds by 20 yds, everything ok until the willow came up in next doors blackcurrants, Willow was then band on the allotments,it can be rover be careful, good luck  

Just saying hello

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 10:40

Ghost ,you might find that sometimes you might ask a question about a specific thing and the answers start to come in and then someone will go on a tangent that has absolutely Nothing to do with your question,one recently went from a gardening question to CATS names and isn't that picture of her lovely type of female stuff,you can tell im holding back here trying to be nice But taking over someones question is not on Girls,please start another chat if you need to talk about something else or stick to the question or related items please,,,So Ghost be ready were all a bit crazy here as it does help,  Right Girls im waiting for the FLACK be gentle now im getting old and mi new nee hurts


Posted: 08/10/2014 at 10:24

Morning all from rainy Norfolk,,, anyone have any info on the east (Norfolk ) side ,im 100 yards from the sea protected by a  mobile home park which kills a good bit of the Easterlies coming in,but i dont have any real knowledge of frost, last winter our first we had no frost but i need to know the usual frost conditions around here so i can decide weather  bubble or not is going to be required,??? maybe Dove might know as she is fairly close even though she,s a Towny Posh side of town of course  all info appreciated .... 

Just saying hello

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 11:36

Hi John, Gill Welcome and whos the ghost

I need a new clematis

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 11:32

Rose to upload press on the tree at the top of the message box and follow


Posted: 06/10/2014 at 20:08

Thanks for that Budy

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