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What my neighbour did!

Posted: Yesterday at 13:31

I would feed the roots of the hedge with lots of good general feed and it will repair itself by the end of September. 2metres is not a limit to hedge height. All 2 metres means is the height over which local authorities will take into account in any tall hedge disputes and nothing more.

What is this tree?

Posted: 23/05/2015 at 18:33

Do you have a picture of the leaves?

How to save my Hedges

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 21:02

As the other Yews look in the prime of health I think the others need a good general feed and consistent water. I think that the other plants are competing for these nutrients and the end result is the weaker Yew's are looking bronzed and thin.

Been knipped.......

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 20:59

I have a few, my favourite is the huge Kniphofia northiae. Seems pretty oblivious to the weather.

Kniphofia

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 16:38

"Anyone heard of water granules?"

Not suitable over winter.

Ranunculus

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 13:53

They are reasonably hardy. I never lift them and they grow all the time. Bit like Tulips, if they like where they are they come back every year, if not they are cheap annuals.

Kniphofia

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 12:38

No raised beds are not pots. Pots also tend to freeze their roots which would not happen in the ground.

Tree / shrub id

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 12:25

Sumac as others have said. Do fine unless you dig around them or move them: then they send up masses of new growth.

Organic pelleted poultry manure & container planting

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 12:24

I use Chicken pellets and Bone-Fish-meal all the time. They are good for green growth, so for trees, shrubs, tropical plants like Musa and other gross feeders like Pumpkin etc.

Bedding I would stick to slow release pellets and a water in fertilser.

Kniphofia

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 12:21

They can certainly grow in pots for sometime and do very well in large containers and raised beds. They like moist free draining soil, so I assume that is where Susan Porter's feedback is coming from. Small pots equals they dry out and die.

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