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CAN I OR NO

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 17:26

Hi All,not sure the name of this lovely plant but,it has 5 youngsters growing about a foot away from it  all doing well,now are they still connected, or not and how can i get them safely off 

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the mother plant, they would look good around the garden and i know there expensive,  

leaf curl

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 17:01

Hi Dave i inspected all our trees today and every single one is effected ,as I said all the new end growth is dried and shriveled or has this little green monster inside  the curled leaf ,if it was just leaves ok but every tip cream crackered im annoyed , more daily inspections from now on and squiges a plenty. The wash liquid and garlic spray this time  no good ,and such damage from such a tiny caterpillar , its War.

leaf curl

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 21:03

Hi philippa , my worry is they are damaging the new tips of our fruit trees, and they seem to just curl up and shrivel ,worried 

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

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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 

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just info

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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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