Dave Morgan

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Climbing rose

Posted: 16/07/2016 at 21:09

Do you know the variety? Some climbers only flower once.

Pruning Fuchsias

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 19:34

Much as the RHS is a wonderful organisation their advice isn't gospel and doesn't take account of some of the decisions gardeners, amateur or professional have to make. There are no hard and fast rules to gardening only experience and advice. Best practice is what the RHS advice covers and as all gardeners of any experience or age will tell you is if works for you do it.

What is this plant called?

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 18:59

Its euphorbia lathyrus or caper spurge. It's regarded as a weed.

Pruning Fuchsias

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 17:44

If you prune now it's fine. S1lly1. They're in full growth mode doing them now will do harm whatsoever. They'll produce loads of new growth and a feed after pruning will see them romp away. There are plenty of plants which require specific pruning times and fuchsias ISNT one of them. It could be December or later before we see a frost so they grow until temperatures drop and that's plenty of time.

Hydrangea problems

Posted: 13/07/2016 at 21:40

That looks like Annabelle to me Meg. They can be a bit lax in habit. If you're on clay it should be perfectly happy. It's only been in a few months so it's establishing right now so don't expect too much from it this year. It looks pretty healthy. A bit of leaf loss and the odd problem is common. I do understand your loss been in that position myself many years ago now, but have 3 large tall boys now all much taller than me. So life will get better and so will your hydrangea.

Pot on gradually or straight into big pot?

Posted: 13/07/2016 at 21:31

That's not much of a move Craigh. They'll be quite happy.

Problem roses

Posted: 13/07/2016 at 18:29

Becca the best remedy for any infection is really good feeding. Mulching with well rotted manure, rose feeds, seaweed feeds or comfrey feeds. Strong roses are more able to resist infection. By the way I think that's both rust and blackspot.

Perennial Geranium

Posted: 13/07/2016 at 18:24

You won't find one Lou. How about planting a few different varieties all the same colour.

Perfect hedge

Posted: 13/07/2016 at 18:22

I don't think much will be happy in 9 inches of soil other than bedding plants.


Posted: 12/07/2016 at 19:19

Lynn it's the weather. Too much b****y rain.

Discussions started by Dave Morgan

HELP Non flowering Hydrangea

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Grass ID. I hate them personally.

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ID's please

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Font changed?

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Apple rust

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Where are the videos on propagating

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Last Post: 21/07/2016 at 17:40

Small tree ID

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Small tree ID

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Small tree ID please

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Last Post: 16/05/2016 at 19:26

I won't be using the forum for a while

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Last Post: 10/05/2016 at 11:33

Awful new format for forum

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A way to attract slugs

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Best potting mix for Crinum

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Heliotrope Pet danger

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Plant ID

Any ideas? 
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