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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Problem with my shrubs

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 18:55

Have you watered them? Don't let newly planted shrubs dry out.

camellias leaves turning yellow

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 18:52

Do you water them with hard tap water? Rain water is best. They need feeding with acid fertiliser. Flowers can turn brown because of frost or morning sun after a cold night.


Posted: 02/05/2013 at 18:46

Thanks Bev, I'd forgotten about Beechgrove.

Can anyone identify this plant?

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 22:34

Actually, I haven't either, but I saw the head gardener at Hyde Hall (I think it was) getting rid of it there on an old Gardener's World. He had to get the bed ready to plant for the new season. It was green and he sprayed it with Glyphosate.

Planting out

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 22:29

You don't have to hold back on planting the erysimum, as lazy gardener said, it is hardy.

dead nettle

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 22:25

The garden varieties would be much better. Here is a site to click on which tells you about them and has lots of different ones to look at.

another plant/weed ID!

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 22:19

They pop up in my flower beds, if anyone tells you it's a weed you can tell them it's a wildflower!

Can anyone identify this plant?

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 22:18

You really don't want horse tail and it has deep roots.The best way to get rid of it is to spray with glyphosate, but don't let it touch the rose.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 22:12

Who said they wanted cake? Will this do? It's my favourite


- gooey chocolate. It's a bit late now, but I had a slice instead of a mug of hot chocolatebefore bed.



EVIL Japanese Anemone

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 21:20

My thugs (that are not recognised weeds) are Virginia creeper (grows across the flower beds and up the middle of shrubs) and periwinkle, which is trying to take over my biggest border, growing over everything else. Have to dig up plants to get the periwinkle out of their roots.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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Changing avator picture

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Trouble typing on some of the threads

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Gardens we have visited 2013

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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

What product to clean greenhouse 
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Rose pruning and frost

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why do everyones reviews say they've reviewed 1237 plants 
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Why did you all start gardening?

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uploading photos

Can't upload photos anymore 
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