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My apple trees blossom and fruit every two years, even when pruned. They are old trees.
Yes, you get a double whammy with fruit trees. But I grow some ornamentals as well as the leaves are prettier in summer between blossom and fruit and there is more variety of autumn colour.
I don't think much would grow under a big cedar. It would rob the soil of too much moisture and it has a lot of shallow roots.
Pippa Greenwood on Gardeners World did the marking of snails experiment years ago. She was amazed that most of them came back!
Once Verdun arrives there is not much else to say! He is a real plant expert
I think it is orange slime mould which feeds on dead vegetation especially tree stumps. Coral spot is spotty (small spots) not slimy and slime mould looks more like bubbles.
I sowed some saved campanula seeds in a pot and the two plants that have come up are those! Definitely not campanulas. Wondered what they were, so thank you. I have a Leycesteria in the garden.
I've seen in used in gardens open to the public, looked very neat, so I looked it up. £35 for 5 metres. I have a lot of lawn and beds so couldn't possibly afford it.
Morning all. Rain not forecast, might get to do some gardening.