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2 plant IDs please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 10:37

For me they are are both Lysimachia the green punctata, the darker one Firecracker.


Posted: 08/08/2015 at 13:52

Looks like aruncus at first glance. As Bob says a pic of the whole plant will confirm things.

My Hydrangea cuttings have rooted, now what?

Posted: 08/08/2015 at 13:50

Depends how big the root systems are Mowerman. If they are potted on I'd just set them aside in a semi shaded position and let them develop a better root system anyway. Keep them watered but no feed for now. Check before the first frost is forecast and have a look at the root systems. If they fill the pot they'll survive the winter, if not a bit of shelter over winter will give them a better chance. They are hardy, so unless we get very cold weather a sheltered corner will do.

Cotoneaster hedge

Posted: 08/08/2015 at 13:44

I'd let it grow a bit more before even thinking of doing any cutting. Feed and water them for now, you need height before you'll need width. They'll probably grow another six inches if not a bit more by the time Autumn comes and they slow down. In spring next year you can consider nipping out the leaders to encourage side shoots. I'd say they're still too small to start any training.

I have to stop feeding the birds in my garden

Posted: 06/08/2015 at 17:46

Air rifle, sorry, best way to deal with rats is a .22.

Climbing Rose

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 14:24

Do it when it's dormant, late winter and cut it back hard. Treat it like a bare root new rose. It'll take a season to get back to where it was growth wise.

The Supernatural

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 15:33

I'm not a believer I must say, however I'll relate the story of my deceased step father. A week before his first heart attack he was sitting at home when he swears he saw a hooded figure standing in front of him, he described it as a Monk. 7 days later  the heart attack came. He survived thanks to prompt treatment. He survived for another year. Until the second appearance of the hooded figure, this time also seen by my mother. He died that night of a massive heart attack. 

Do I believe no, but each to their own.

what to do with my fushias

Posted: 30/07/2015 at 16:15

It really depends on whether they are hardy or not. If they're hardy varieties they can be planted out and will survive all but the harshest winters. If not, they need overwintering in frost free conditions and kept on the dry side till spring.

Yellow leafs

Posted: 30/07/2015 at 13:26
Could be magnesium deficiency or are the stems damaged. Treat with Epsom salts for magnesium deficiency.

Is this St Johns Wort?

Posted: 30/07/2015 at 13:23
Yes, one common name the other definitive but both the same plant.

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