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Rhubarb!

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 13:04

Correct Fleurisa lots of it and the older the better , and dont forget let it settle in and uaually leave it to die back for the first year, dont let any manure onto the crown and  by the way,  you dont need huge great leaves ,pick it (tug twist) when its young taste much better, and find out how to put to to bed for winter as it comes from Siberia

Alan 

Outdoor LED Lighting... Is it Worth it?

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 12:56

Hi Chris,were putting up some repro victorian street lamps along the garden  soon, and talking to the sparks we agree that in winter when we go to the local these lights can be left on at almost no cost looks great and a security help for almost free we have used them for any new stuff weve done since we moved in and though they cost an arm and a leg  twenty thousand hours a bulbs pretty good,i think the light youv picked is nice ,expensive but nice, in the mean time were doing with our four 99pence solar ones ,i love em

Baby figs

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 12:43

Ivyhouse the problem is our climate, rather than trying to name a few figs that also do ok here why not go to Reads nursery on line info,follow the  info and go to Figs

 http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/categories/Fig-Trees/    it should help.        

not happy

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 11:12

Morning all,i have a problem with one of my young fig trees,so far this tree bought for me in 2012 has been very good ,its about 3 feet high 4 main branches and in good nick,Until a brownish rusty type under the leaf and onto the fruit disease has ruined this years fruit,(pics ) I have removed all the infected leaves, the pictures  of these leaves are  the latest im removing from the tree, the young fruit is the last one to get infected, I have had good figs so far from this tree ,I wonder if anyone has any knowledge of Neem Oil which has been suggested ,the only other thing and its a grasp at a short straw is iv over watered it there are 2 plants suffering  so far ,any ides would be good ,bit miserable erein Norfolk this morning 

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not happy

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 11:12

Morning all,i have a problem with one of my young fig trees,so far this tree bought for me in 2012 has been very good ,its about 3 feet high 4 main branches and in good nick,Until a brownish rusty type under the leaf and onto the fruit disease has ruined this years fruit,(pics ) I have removed all the infected leaves, the pictures  of these leaves are  the latest im removing from the tree, the young fruit is the last one to get infected, I have had good figs so far from this tree ,I wonder if anyone has any knowledge of Neem Oil which has been suggested ,the only other thing and its a grasp at a short straw is iv over watered it there are 2 plants suffering  so far ,any ides would be good ,bit miserable erein Norfolk this morning 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/60041.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/60042.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/60043.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

Baby figs

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 10:20

Welsh have you ever had a rusty coloured leaf and fruit infedction on you figs ,one of my plants has it and i dont know what or why,any ideas

Worst year for rust

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 10:13

Same here and the black spot could bring tears.

gotit

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 10:12

morning Dove ,Verdun,Nut,many thanks for doing my messaging its all clear now Im even getting messages from ages ago that never came through Thanks again all Testing testing,avagudenAlan4711

Pruning Magnolia Stellata

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 16:17

and for me please ,same tree same problem.

PM to DFA

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 16:15

I no geta message folks,now i get one from DfA say  "I dont know why you got that message"" the plot thickens eh no massage from Nut and nobody in my ignore,,,,scratch my ed

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