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Pieris forest flame

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 17:05

The red shoots are simply new shoots, so it sounds as though yours isn't producing many.

My first thought would be to try feeding it?

Tulip Buds dying

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 14:34

Fascinating - I look forward to hearing whether it works!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 13:50

Just had a hail shower but the sun is now out.

Very chilly, though.

organic lawn feed

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 13:33

You can buy one based on chicken manure which is very good.

We've found the nest thief

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 22:39

The sonic scarer won't affect any other garden if there is a barrier in the way such as a hedge. The sound only carries a finite distance, too.

BBC Gardening Arrivals - Meeting Point

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 20:59

Sounds like a good thing to do, Wintersong

Nice to "meet" you

BBC Gardening Arrivals - Meeting Point

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 20:39

Hello again, Greeneddy!

Tulip Buds dying

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 20:38

Are you sure that it was 15"? I think that 8-10" is around about the maximum.

Basics first

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 12:31

Topsoil can never be too deep, no. More of an issue is what's underneath it - you could have a pan of compacted rubble which would prevent drainage.

Tulip Buds dying

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 12:27

Yes, I agree. Tulips do need water when growing, and have to be watered when in tubs if there isn't enough rainfall.

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