Alina W

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Help with delphinium cuttings

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 16:12

I would take them off and let the plant concentrate on growing roots and foliage for the moment.


Posted: 20/05/2012 at 16:10

Multipurpose compost will be fine, with a bit of John Innes #2 or 3 to give a bit of weight and stability.

Fruit trees - damaged by frost

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 15:55

Er - what was your question? Frost damage will heal itself, you need do nothing. If you lost fruit as a result, there's nothing you can do other than wait for next spring.

Pruning large box shrubs

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 15:53

Box should be pruned in spring and mid-summer, if that's any help - I'm having to guess what your question was!

euphorbias turning yellow

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 13:57

If it is in a pot, are you keeping it adequqtely moist? Pots need regular watering as rain is not enough to water them.


Posted: 20/05/2012 at 13:32

That suggests that they have scale insect on the underside of the leaves - these excrete honeydew, on which fungus grows. Kill the scale insect by spraying with Provado Ultimate Bug Killer, wait a couple of weeks and you can wash the leaves clean.

Talkback: Rose leaf rolling sawfly

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 00:21

My first thought would be dryness at the roots - are you keeping the container well watered?

ID of plant growing EVERYWHERE!

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 00:15

I'd dead had it to stop it seeding. It will come back from the same roots next year, so you don't need to let it seed.


Posted: 19/05/2012 at 22:26

Yellowing of leaves often indicates too alkaline a soil. Try giving a good feed of a food suitable for acid lovers or sequestrine of iron and see if that helps.

Problem with Pear Tree Leaves

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 22:19

It could be blister mite. Details and pictures here, along with treatment options.

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Sparse flowering cherry

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German myrtle, Bride's myrtle, m.communis microphylla

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