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pruning fruit trees

Posted: 21/11/2015 at 08:36

On the plum tree perhaps you need another plum tree to cross pollinate, because it does blossom this would suggest this. also does it blossom early, sometimes if a tree is a early pollinator and we get a late frost the frost will damage the blossom. No blossom no fruit.

pruning fruit trees

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 22:40

As a rule of thumb you prune stone fruit in the summer and other top fruit (ie Apple/ pears) in the winter.

Help needed

Posted: 20/11/2015 at 08:10

Hi Joroco,

Ive just looked on the site, Rhs rose finder and nothing listed for Andy but a few for Henry. There is one which is the first listed called "O"Henry a peach coloured rose as far as I can ascertain, worth having a look at this site.

Removing mould on plant pots?

Posted: 18/11/2015 at 07:34

I agree with the above,I like the weathered look I wouldn't waste my time trying to get rid.

I would suggest though that you raise your pots off the floor, you can use anything to do this with bricks, pot feet etc. You need a airflow going under the pot and it also helps drainage, and somewhat prevents your pots freezing.

Planting Ideas

Posted: 13/11/2015 at 09:49

Abelia Confetti comes to mind but don't know if the container would be deep enough.

Can anyone ID this plant for me please?

Posted: 13/11/2015 at 09:45

Sorry the second one I meant to put Phormium.

Geranium cuttings

Posted: 13/11/2015 at 08:54

I wonder if you are inadvertently bruising the main stem when you are preparing the cutting or when you are potting, you should always be very careful handling the cuttings, always hold by a leaf.

Can anyone ID this plant for me please?

Posted: 13/11/2015 at 08:49

The small ones look like lavender and the two red ones look like phoriums.



Posted: 08/11/2015 at 16:28

It takes a while for it to upload, try again and be patient.

What plant

Posted: 05/11/2015 at 07:44

I thought it might be Camellia Bob not familia with Winter Star, I've just looked it up and you could be right. The plant isn't in my garden it's up the lane so will go and take another photo today if it stops raining.

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