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Tiny Onions & Parsnips

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 15:33

In a word no!

Yey I have 7m x 14m blank canvas...help!

Posted: 14/11/2013 at 15:32

I have only one question Linda, is that leyllandi on the left?

If it is you will have trouble getting anything decent to grow next to it!

They suck up so many nutrients from the soil, improving soil next to it will only encourage more growth in the leyllandi.

Their root systems will spread 4-5 meters into your garden and out compete anything you plant.

If they are yours I would halt any improvements till they can be taken out.

NAME N SHAME

Posted: 12/11/2013 at 22:37

I agree Verdun, we should take this opportunity to name and shame some of the more disreputable companies who bombard us with glossy brochures which when purchased from turn out to be poor value or poor quality.

A witch hunt it would not be, and to share good service and value is beneficial to all, especially when times are tight.

We all take pride in our gardens and work hard to achieve them.

Personal recommendations are always the best form of advertising any company can get.

An informal list of quality suppliers who promote good service and value for money will encourage those who currently do not reach the same standards.

Compost again

Posted: 12/11/2013 at 22:28

I pee on my compost bin too. Wife wont for some reason!

bought 10 litre plant but received 7 lt. sellers says its a 10 lt in a 7lt ??

Posted: 12/11/2013 at 16:23

Why dont you name on here the company involved. It will be useful to many on here who can avoid them like the plague!

Azalea leaves not looking good!!

Posted: 12/11/2013 at 16:16

Try this lnk to the RHS website. All the diseases that affect azaleas are described there along with treatment solutions.

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=573

Overwintering Yourself...

Posted: 11/11/2013 at 18:02

my jobs, redecorate the house and fix inside what I've ignored in favour of the garden!

Air Layering - Is this progress?

Posted: 09/11/2013 at 20:32

Try semi ripe cutting next spring Niscars very simple process. Try taking a few Hardwood cuttings now, and some soft wood in the spring. A mixture of all three should give you plenty to repopulate your hedge.

Air Layering - Is this progress?

Posted: 09/11/2013 at 16:04

That is definately fungus! air layering requires a closed environment around the cut, yours looks open.

Why though you are doing this with laurel though mistifies me, hardwood/softwood cuttings take readily with laurel. 

 

Discussions started by Dave Morgan

Funny Wildlife

Squirrel V Woodpigeons 
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Best Thornproof Gloves

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Last Post: 26/05/2014 at 23:10

Clematis for a dry bank

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Last Post: 09/04/2014 at 15:20

Peach for fan traing

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Last Post: 13/02/2014 at 21:19

Colder weather is coming!

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Last Post: 21/01/2014 at 17:54

Invasive roots from a neighbours garden

Can I remove invasive roots from my garden, 
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Last Post: 12/10/2013 at 00:56

semi-rigid-plastic-sheeting

Hold in invasive roots 
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Last Post: 08/03/2014 at 20:33
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