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Dave Morgan

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Posted: 16/07/2014 at 21:54

I had 3 from montrose of guernsey earlier this year and all have been disappointing with little growth, but they are still alive so I'm hopeful they will do better next year, they were plugs, so they didn't have big root systems. Most of those sold in GC' are 2 year old plants, so I'd give them a year to build up a root system. Good care and patience I think.

leaf curl

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 21:23

I think its one of the leaf rolling sawflies, phillipa's correct many trees and shrubs seem to be affected this year and I don't know why.

My buddleia tree

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 21:01

It'll be a bit of reversion Maureen, I'd cut it out as close as you can.

Black Spot

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 20:59

Good end to the day then. Always a good side to any problem.

What is it?

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 20:57

Looks like wild damson to me.

Black Spot

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 20:51

Regard it as therapy, a difficult day with the family can be solved in the garden.

Rose Health

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 20:49

Pilgrims thats magnesium deficiency a general rose feed will sort that or epsom salts and a good mulch with FYM.

Willow Tree

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 20:25

Willow can be coppiced so pruning it will make it bushy although it won't last long in a pot. It needs moisture and a good root run.

Black Spot

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 20:22

Oh well, next year you should be ok, you'll get new growth in the next few weeks and some flowers, they don't mind a haircut and they are tough.

Black Spot

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 19:57

Rosemummy, is your honeysuckle dry at the roots? Soak it regularly and mulch it, honeysuckle will recover from black spot and mildew, it just needs moisture and in this weather the ground is drying out very quickly. I soak mine once a week and keep the roots shaded, works every time, no need to spray.

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