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Weeds

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 22:14

Try this link to amazon, pathclear in bulk.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/B004DI77V0

Hawthorn hedge in the winter

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 15:30

I'd try running several winter flowering clematis through it, evergreen and flowers too, simple but effective.

Have a look at the link for a selection.

http://www.taylorsclematis.co.uk/clematis-winter-clematis/

Sternbergia Autumn. daffodils

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 15:14

Patience Jess, patience........

Fuchsias winter to do

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 14:23

Pop in into the GH now, leave it slightly damp, not wet, prune in spring but only lightly cutting out straggly stems and maintain the shape, the second seems to be a bush type, leave it as it is, feed them both in spring.

Salix Flamingo

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 14:19

Move it now before it really gets cold, there's plenty of moisture about, add some root grow over the roots and into the planting hole.

Hebe - Paula

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 14:17

You can be brutal with a hebe if needed, but I'd do it in spring, cutting back to buds on the stems, they can take it.

How to sharpen secateurs

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 09:52

These work.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Spear-Jackson-Razorsharp-Blade-Sharpener/dp/B003H05L5O/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1415699490&sr=8-1&keywords=secateur+sharpener

Weed identification

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 13:35

That's dog lichen, it's not a weed. Treatment - none, but you need to improve the drainage drastically  by getting a fork and going quite deep, 4-6 inches and lifting the lawn. Brush in good quantities of sharp sand and grit. You'll need to do this 5 or 6 times a year as your ground is compacted and the drainage is very poor. Shade is probably a problem where this is, sowing grass seed suitable for shady area's would help. You won't cure this easily unless you went to the expense of lifting the whole lot, then opening up the top 12 inches of soil and adding plenty of grit and sharp sand mixed with compost.

Primrose help needed

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 09:52

If they are going in to pots, I've just done some. They are hardy so they should last, they normally do for me, and in late spring I pop mine into beds. The one's I planted this spring are flowering well already. I guess your'e talking about polyanthus rather than the native primrose, even so both are hardy and I pop mine in at anytime.

worms

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 14:44

It won't be worms eating your bulbs, can't help with that, its more likely to be mice.

You can't move worms they live in the soil under the lawn and are essential for soil health. So you can't do much I'm afraid.

Just plant more bulbs.

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