Alina W

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Waterlogged border

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 21:45

If any hole that you dig fills with water it suggests that your garden is very low. If that is the case then you can't really condition the soil to help matters, but need to raise it.

Decorative Bay trees with brown leaves

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 21:17

There could be all sorts of reasons. A few brown leaves are quite normal at this time of year, but a large amount is not. Did it dry out early in the year? Is it in a small pot that was caught by a hard frost?

Camellia with leaves turning brown

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 21:14

Camellias need an acid soil - do you know if your soil is acid?

olive tree

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 21:02

JI should have been fine. I would leave it where it is and make sure that it doesn't get too wet again. Hopefully, it will put out fresh shoots in time.


Posted: 08/05/2012 at 18:05

Simply pull or dig them up.


Posted: 08/05/2012 at 16:51

It depends - if you have pigeons you may well find that they will cause severe damage to anything leafy.

olive tree

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 16:49

It may be over-wet - is it in a particularly soggy piece of ground?

Poorly lawn

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 16:36

I'd wait and see what happens when the water goes down and the rain is over. Most moulds simply shrivel up when the sun hits them, so you may find that the problem solves itself.

north-facing climbers?

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 13:47

Clematis alpina will grow there. It will need tying in, but other that is minimal maintenance as it should only be pruned if it outgrows its space.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 12:10

Sunny intervals today, and much warmer (14C). I have some fuchsias that may finally get re-potted.

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