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Too much bone meal?

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 11:59

It may well have objected to being moved. I'd cut out the poor growth and make room for the new growth which is showing. It''ll be well fed for sure, but keep it well watered and it should be ok. You may get no or few flowers for a while but unless you dig it all up again replace some of the soil, you may just have to put up with it.


Posted: 16/05/2014 at 11:51

You won't get either bay or buxus cheap anywhere as both grow relatively slowly and the larger specimens take up a lot of nursery time and space, hence the cost. If you can give us an idea of the height you need, aspect and soil conditions then suggestions will come flooding in. A word of warning, instant gardening isn't cheap.

Rubbish mpc

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 09:25

I like the Aldi compost, it's one of the best I have used.

Is this wild garlic ?

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 22:30

It's wild garlic peanuts, quite leafy and has a mild garlic flavour nice to cook with as well.

shadey area

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 20:53

Have you tried the plants for shade plant supplier, they do a great range for those difficult area's.

Viburnum Opulus being nibbled

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 20:48

You could be on to a loser there, usually too many to do manually. Sometimes we have to stoop to chemicals, no matter how hard we try.

Poor Germination

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 20:44

Are you over watering your seedlings Peat, because it sounds as though you are.

Most gardeners only water their seedlings after sowing and the wait till the compost almost dries out before even considering any more water.

If your'e suffering from pests in the greenhouse use staging and put your seed trays on sharp sand to prevent slugs. Us traps for rats and mice. Inspect your seed trays or whatever you are sowing in for slugs before sowing. Disinfect your seed trays/pots before using to guard against fungal infections.

Hygiene in the greenhouse is priority, and are you composting all your veg peelings? Veg peelings will attract rodents, especially potato peelings.  

Viburnum Opulus being nibbled

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 20:33

Try this link to the RHS Mrs G, chemical control is available.

Making a bird feeder

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 18:12

No I wouldn't. Treated wood contains many chemicals some of which are harmful to birds.

Greenhouse at night

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 22:17

It's a bit early yet Matt the nights can still be quite cold.

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