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Talkback: Top 10 daffodils

Posted: 26/09/2013 at 23:00

Tete de Tete and Jetfire

Grape Vine Care

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 23:08

Hi, the following link was posted when this question was asked before and I found it very helpful. I hope you do too.  

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?PID=286

Are your comments updating?

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 13:34

Tuesday 24th September 2013 at 13.31  - I am having to hit F5 very time I open a page to update it and it is very annoying. I only learned to do this from Nutcutlet when everything went into a different time zone yesterday.....where is Dr Who when you need him    

PM's

Posted: 23/09/2013 at 23:02

THank you very much Nutcutlet - everything froze at 21.46 and now I have been pressing F5 on every new page I look at to get it to update....very weird.

PM's

Posted: 23/09/2013 at 21:50

I'm also having problems....whenever I post a message on a thread - that thread does not register in my followed thread list and I then have to go pages back sometimes in order to continue with the conversation --- very, very frustrating!!

"Plant in ericaceous compost" not specific enough!

Posted: 23/09/2013 at 21:46

First, we need to establish whether the soil in your garden is acidic enough for your azaela to thrive. As you are 'new to this game' there are two things we can do to find out the suitability of your soil. You could look around other gardens in your area, speak to locals who have nice gardens and therefore would (hopefully) be knowledgeable....when you look around you should look to see if there are other azaelas growing locally in the soil or other plants that like an acidic soil eg rhododendrons, camellias.

The other thing you could do is purchase a ph soil testing kit from local garden centre or DIY store. They shouldn't be very expensive nor difficult to understand.

If we find that your soil is suitable then follow the tips already given. If however your soil is unsuitable then you will have to keep your plant in a pot inorder for it to do well. In which case you will fill the pot with only ericaecous compost. Hope this helps, come back if it doesn't.....or you have further questions 

tree identity

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 16:05

No photos. Click on the tree symbol and follow the instructions to upload.

redesigning my tiny bland front garden

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 12:25

All your bulbs should flower in their first year. Can't see the gravel but you can push it out of the way when planting and then push it back in lace again. Any that gets dug in will help with drainage which bulbs need and having a gravel layer on top will help keep down the weeds.

ID needed

Posted: 21/09/2013 at 13:09

Hi Izzy, Thank you very much! This plant should do well in his garden, hopefully making it through the winter - SE England; close to town centre; sheltered, walled garden -  but would need to be taken indoors to make it through the winter in mine. Although I am only a few miles down the road from him my position is completely different. I will try to propagate  though as I have a sunny south facing wall I think it would like. Thanks again  

ID needed

Posted: 21/09/2013 at 12:26

Hi, my brother in law bought a lovely plant this year but it has no label and he has no idea what it is - he just liked the colour!

 It has been flowering for months and I would love to know what it is and how to propagate it. Hope you can help. Thanks.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/31422.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/31423.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

 

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