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Fig Tree

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 12:09

Hi Allison, figs grow very well on the coast,i have several on the  Norfolk coast one is 20 years old restricted now to 20 feet wide and 10 feet tall, covered in new shoots ,iv just pruned out all inward growing and damaged and week shoots, in 2 weeks after the frost im tipping all new shoots (very tip only ) not the fruit bud, they are getting fish blood and bone with seaweed chopped up, and mulched,im watering a bit now then more when in fruit with a good dollop of Potash for good fruit, mid spring ONLY if growing well i will cut new shoots back to  4 or 5 leaves but no later, or they wont ripen, good luck  in Lincs

The mystery of pH.

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 10:42

no probs Mike i downloaded it  and use it all the time its now simple go4it

Figs tree and fruit from last year

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 10:29

Hi Christine,if i give you what the fig wants you can see what is wrong, Brown Turkey is probably the best of two for this climate, i havnt seen how big the fig is so pics please and i,ll carry on ,what size is the pot ,what soil is in it please,

URGENT ADVICE AND HELP NEEDED

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 09:21

Dave you now got the best advise,i did the same 3 years ago turning a field into an allotment, follow the advise it will work, BUT dont go at it as a pain in the A this might sound weird but try and enjoy creating your garden maybe get a suntan as you go on, we did and dont forget the gin and tonic area good luck matey. 

Figs tree and fruit from last year

Posted: 12/03/2014 at 09:05

Hi Chris when you say in the green house it is in a pot yes,

i dplease

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 14:28

nice one many thanks Azalea it is thank you 

When to plant new clematis?

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 14:12

http://www.britishclematis.org.uk/Planting.htm  hi Munzle i got this from the Clamatis society if it helps

Can anyone help identify what bird this is?

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 14:03

Fitz i cant tell the size of it  but it does look like a greater spotted woody

what to do with my HUGE laurel???

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 12:34

Hi it can be cutback even down to its base ,it will come back

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