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Dave Morgan

Latest posts by Dave Morgan

Rhododendron stump and suckers removal

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 14:56

Even large rhododendrons don't have deep root systems and are best dug out as it will only regrow if you leave it in.

olive trees

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 11:51

Have a look at the link below.

Harvesting garlic

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 11:48

As with mot of the alliums it's usual to start harvesting when the foliage starts to yellow and drops naturally, but you can have a poke about and see how big the bulbs are and if they look ok you can harvest or leave accordingly. There's never a set time to harvest anything, you just do it when it looks right.


Posted: 20/06/2015 at 16:36

I prefer to hunt the little beasts down, more fun.

Xhose - Expandable hose - any good?

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 16:34

Your'e welcome

How to stop my lawn being a total waste of time and energy?

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 16:33

Sorry bigonroad, you won't slow down a lawn, all you can do is reduce the size of it.

Xhose - Expandable hose - any good?

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 12:47

Anita, yes it's a grey reinforced hose saw them in stock this morning. Jennifer it's actually a bit heavier than an ordinary hose due to the reinforcing, sorry.

Unknown grass

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 21:35

Perennial grass commonly found in lawns and fields, not loved by lawn enthusiasts, thickish white roots and if left will throw up a long stalk similar to the above.

Epsom salts

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 21:31

Kaye, honeysuckle is a woodland plant so shade the pot and water it frequently, they like moist and cool roots. if you can do that it should recover.

Baby birds

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 21:28

In one of my gardens I have a robin which follows me a around when I'm planting or hoeing in beds. I move she eats and when I take a barrow to the compost heap she follows and snacks when I dump things. Sometimes I'll turn over some soil, just to watch her jump down and snack, it's a lovely game to play.

Discussions started by Dave Morgan

plant ID

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Cut down Perennial Poppy?

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Shrub ID

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Uploading pics

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Last Post: 01/06/2015 at 14:50

New Pots in bags

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Compost Advice

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PM for Artjak Compost advice

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Plant ID's please

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Last Post: 18/12/2014 at 10:23

Two ID's please

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Last Post: 16/12/2014 at 20:42

Winter 2014/15

Colder than Average Winter Advisory 
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Funny Wildlife

Squirrel V Woodpigeons 
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Best Thornproof Gloves

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Clematis for a dry bank

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Peach for fan traing

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Colder weather is coming!

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