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Pruning climbing roses

Posted: Yesterday at 14:32

If you tie the long shoots horizontally,which it sounds like   you have done, they should produce side shoots which will grow vertically and flower next year. Don't pull them down too far or they might snap off.

Maintenance only anyone?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 22:06

PP I'm usually more I inclined to knock him on the head but we gardeners are peaceful folk 

Rows vs Clusters

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 20:42

plant in clusters. the only things to plant in rows are hedges and vegetables

Maintenance only anyone?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 19:22

I used to get my husband to do the jobs I didn't fancy. I even bought him a pair of wussy gloves in case he got a thorn in his finger. He has started to get interested. I am now seriously concerned that he is getting an opinion. Have I created a monster

is this an orchid?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 17:59

It doesn't seem likely then. I'm in London. There was an orchid in the pot. It had fuchsia coloured flowers but I don't remember the leaves. But this could be something else as it's been out in the garden for a while. PS2 I looked at the clivia you suggested as well. It's beautiful but I've never had one of them either. Maybe I should give it some TLC and see what develops!

is this an orchid?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 17:30

Do they self seed? I've never had one.

is this an orchid?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 17:07

 These are the roots,chaps.

Maintenance only anyone?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 15:59

Why do they make garden tools in camouflage colours? Is it so that we lose them and buy more?

Maintenance only anyone?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 15:41

Only after you've bought another one!

Maintenance only anyone?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 15:36

I've got a bright orange bucket  for my tools so I can't ignore it or lose it

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is this an orchid?

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black spot

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can I plant another one? 
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weedy compost

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is it worth the extra?

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Carex Amazon Mist

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rust and black spot

probably a stupid question! 
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Lyme disease

any advice please 
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small tree

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seeing if I can post a photo 
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bright green leaves

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bright green leaves

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bearded iris

a mess 
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what are they?

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