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leaf curl

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 20:30

Evening all ,over the last day or two lots of our trees ,bushes all our fruit trees have been attacked by a small green caterpillar that wraps itself up or is born in a wrapped up leaf especialy the new tender leaf ends the leaf seems to be stuck into position by a whitish stuff,can anyone tell me what it is and what spray will kill them or do i check every tree and squish, the ends of the branches tips seem quite damaged,

many thanks Alan

plum tree

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 20:10

 derrick hammmer i cant get your message to come up

Plant food

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 19:55

Hi Max, i use FBB in April and nettle tea for getting the plants started then comfry tea after, (added potash for fruit trees ) also any sea weed that i can blend , indoors i use miracle grow because my partner bought me some ,i think indoor food is pretty much a muchness, But i only use a third to half the recommended dosage of any of them.

Good luck.

Cuttings

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 09:46

Morning all, my best result so far are Early morning cutting into a container of greenhouse warm water ( no cold shock,its bad enough avin your head cut of without freezing to death)) and iv noticed slightly better results with cut plastic bottles for over the pots and if cold frame full better protection from rain, the bags sag,nothing worse than a saggy old --------- foodbag,ava good en, 

Hi All from Wales!

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 09:35

Morning Jay ,is the lady J or mister J welcome to the Madhouse,Sunny erein Munsly Norfolk, ava great day everybody, and this is the first off many this year

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52658.jpg?width=439&height=350&mode=max

 

Blackberries

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 09:27

Morning Bob Have you ever had Custer with your Apaches Bob 

Blackberries

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 09:21

Blackberries i got some really good advice from Bob the G,  2 to consider Whaldo,and Black Butte have a look at these on line ,well worth a couple of minutes 

Outrageous sexism!!!!!

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 09:09

PLEASE SOMEONE MAKE THE VERY VERY VERY LAST MESSAGE ON THIS OUTRAGEOUS SEXIST BLOG  SUBJECT AND LET ME GET BACK TO THE BREAKFAST POTS, IV GOT THE TWIN TUB TO LOAD AND GET THE MANGLE OUT THE SHED FOR HEAVENS SAKE ,I,LL NEVER GET INTO THE GARDEN,

My Passion Flower is wilting... Help!

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 09:00

Hi Soolar,a few years ago i planted a p/f in a good big heavy terracotta pot about a couple of years later or so it had escaped the bottom of  the pot and went into the worst soil/rubble in the garden and spread over 30 feet on an iron fence it was stunning ,i hardly ever watered it,strange plants Passions and a good pot is the way.

Ps I had to saw it down when when it became just unmanageable, i have one now and i keep it a reasonable size in a Pot .i really dont know whats wrong with Santys  Good Luck, 

Goji Berries

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 19:38

Hi all ,Hope this might help from The Fruit Expert  http://www.fruitexpert.co.uk/growinggojiberries.html      

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