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Rose problem

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 21:14

The roses are leggy because they are reaching for light. They sound like shrub or rambler roses, both will lose lower leaves if light isn't allowed to get to the stems. It's the lilac that's the problem. If you can move the lilac and then prune the roses by a third and feed them.

As for the brambles, cut them down to ground level and as the new growth appears spray with a strong glysophate solution. If you can dig some of them out all the better the roots don't go too deeply. Keep a watch out for any new growth if you dig them out and spray as it appears

something attacking my Fruit Bushes??

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 21:07

What fruit do they produce?


Posted: 26/05/2014 at 21:05

What potting medium do you use?

rose problem

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 21:05

I think nuts got it, grafted standards can do that sometimes.


Posted: 26/05/2014 at 20:14

If you prune them after flowering they respond very well.

Open Plan Gardens

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 20:12

lynn6 try the following link for berberis hedging they are cheaper than the GC's.


Posted: 26/05/2014 at 20:05

Excellent specimens  Hostafan, wish mine were as good.


Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:05

Prune after flowering, harder you prune the more it loves it but let it grow a bit first.

Holy glyphosate, Batman! What's that?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:01

Honesty, lunaria annua a weed, seeds like hell.

Plant ID please

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 17:59

Is it one of the snowberry's?

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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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Last Post: 21/01/2014 at 17:54

Invasive roots from a neighbours garden

Can I remove invasive roots from my garden, 
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Last Post: 12/10/2013 at 00:56


Hold in invasive roots 
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