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Hydrangea

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 17:18

Lulu, just another point,when it flowers if its blue and you want to repot or pot into garden then you need to make sure it has acid soil (lots of Aluminium in the soil )   5.5 to 5 PH , Mauve colour is acid to neutral soil, Alkaline for pink flowers and to enhance the pink just give a little limestone or chalk, if your garden soil is not acid then it will turn pinkish, and if you can ,only use rainwater.  

sharp sand

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 21:13

Hi Dove ,im out the wheelchair now on one or two crutches depends how i feel, and after 7 weeks the neck collar comes off next Tuesday,( i Hope ) manage to get to the greenhouse sometimes as well,its mostly getting there now bit by bit, and i think a new Halls greenhouse might be in the offing the one with the workers sitting on the top in  there  advert, a nice 10x8 hopefully , hope your doing ok,  PS and talk about wind weve had to add more stakes to the new trees Kates planted its blowing like agooden Cheers  Alan

sharp sand

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 21:02

just the answer i was hoping for Bob , many thanks matey,Cheers

sharp sand

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 20:56

Is the sharp sand (not building sand )from Homebase/Wicks etc the same as the Garden Centers stuff please 

Where to plant a Rhododendron Cosmopolitan

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 20:54

Hi Blackhill this might help from RHS loads of good info for you         http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=529 

Getting rid of bamboo in tricky spot

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 10:17

Morning i found this on the net,as it seems this subject is often a problem, weedkiller 2U

Most weedkillers are based on the active ingredient glyphosate, with the exception of Scotts Weedol which is based on the active ingredient didquat. This is a fast acting weed killer, but it will not kill deep rooted perennial weeds such as docks, nettles etc. For this a glyphosate weedkiller is required.

So for a complete control weed killer, a glyphosate based weedkiller is the one to go for. This covers all the major brands such as Roundup, Pathclear and Bayer Super Strength.  The key is how much active ingredient per Kg does the weedkiller have. For example Roundup has 120g of glyphosate Roundup Ultra 3000 has 360g, but Bayer Superstrength Glyphosate has a massive 680g! This makes this product the ideal tool for treating  extemely tough woody weeds such as Rhododendron or Japanes knotweed, along with usual weedkilling of dandelions, docks and other run of the mill weeds. If you would like to view this product please click on the link below.

http://www.weedkiller2u.com/homepage-products/super-strength-glyphosate-6-sachet-pack.html  i hope this helps Alan

Brum

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 17:31

yes your right  Busy ,  Brumbull was the name thankyou.

Rosemary

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 09:43

morning all ,in Falmouth Cornwall just off the high street there is a council garden with a wall 20 feet high overlooking the road to the Sea view pub that has Rosemary 30 feet long  and hanging down over the wall about 12 feet all the way along the entire wall,just stunning, cant walk passed without a stroke and a sniff ,Wonderful.

woolly aphid?

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 09:16

im trying to locate   the name of this plant and having trouble, i got some but forgot the name ,i want to find out how to do cuttings  help please if poss

Garden path ideas.

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 15:30

Hi ,we did one at the old house ,an old fashion house brick one on sand with the edging  bricks angled end up at about 45% very cottagey  and rustic after about 3 months it looked like it was there forever and cheap,good luck

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