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Pleased to have a new garden visitor.

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 17:42

Am i right is that a greater spotted beauty ,the bottom one that is 

Skimea pics i hope again

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 17:40

Cor blimey,don't they know iv got enough problems at the moment right many thanks Dove for that wonderful news Amazon here i come,iv noticed the other one has slight damage as well,Cheers for that Dove 

Skimea pics i hope again

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 17:16

Hi Dove ,sorry to ask i know nothing about vine weevil,wot is it and what do you look for to find it please,perhaps a burn would be best, by the way you cant tell but its in a big tub.

Skimea pics i hope again

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 16:51

as ni said something eating them,

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http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52051.jpg?width=523&height=353&mode=max

 

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Posted: 09/07/2014 at 12:50

sorry it wouldnt let me post 503 services unresponsive came up im ??? try to upload now not working again 

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Posted: 09/07/2014 at 12:45

Hi Edd my settings are correct,ie advanced editor, but i keep getting when trying to upload unresponsive  ???????????

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Posted: 09/07/2014 at 12:21

cannot upload pics and message box only half done and tree not uploading

Eating our Skimmea

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 11:46

Morning all from gusty Norfolk,,OK im putting 2 pics up to show the 2year old Skimmea, because of little growth and leaves being eaten i changed the soil JIN no3 and have fed both Male/female plants,one is ok one is really poor ,last night in the dark i checked twice for snails and slugs and found only one snail on the soil now dispatched,i sprayed 2 weeks ago with wash up liq and garlic which i use to good effect sometimes ,but this time to no avail, the plant is being eaten by i dont know what ,theirs no snail tracks or mess of any kind on the plants, im stumped, perhaps a complete inspection of roots and all or burn, any ideas anyone

many thanks Alan

cutting back tree branches

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 20:29

Hi Janey29,  i have looked at your problem on the net for any rights you may have to get the neighbors to do or pay for the job however no good news ,the site i last looked at was (( Problem neighbors )) i know they are not a problem but got this advice  

 If you choose to cut down overhanging branches, or trim trees, you will have to pay for the cost of doing so yourself. Try speaking to your neighbour however as you may be able to reach some sort of agreement in relation to any gardening work required, though they are not obliged to contribute to this cost. Note that you are not entitled to access to your neighbour's property to enable you trim the branches on your side of the boundary without their permission. Not a lot of good sorry

Alan

When best to remove a leylandii hedge?

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 18:13

March 1st to end of July is recommended by Natural England as a nesting time and suggest no hedge cutting during this time. lots of info on the net..

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