Dave Morgan

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Posted: 12/07/2016 at 19:19

Lynn it's the weather. Too much b****y rain.


Posted: 12/07/2016 at 19:18

Snail damage.

Pruning roses help

Posted: 12/07/2016 at 16:30

Ripaul, ramblers and climbers are pruned at different times of the year and in different ways so unless without a couple of pictures it's difficult to advise you correctly .

Multipurpose compost

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 19:52

MPC should be quite weed free. If the manufacturer has a Facebook page complain there and post pictures you get a better response that way.

Clay soil: drainage, do I need pipes?

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 19:46

Boland this problem comes up a lot. There's no easy solution. You have to make a choice. Gypsum and topsoil isn't the best solution by the way, land drains are at the extreme end of the scale. If it's flooding regularly then land drains are the only option if it drains but remains wet then you could get it rotavated adding several tons of pea shingle and as much strawy manure as you can get hold of. Let it break down over winter and then test your drainage in spring. You'll find it will improve and you may have to repeat the process. Eventually you'll get a half decent topsoil on which you can lay turf or sow seed. However the choice is yours.

Honeysuckle doesnt flower

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 19:29

Jackie when did you it back? Most honeysuckle problems stem from lack of moisture at the roots. Keeping them well watered is essential especially if they're in a rain shadow.


Posted: 10/07/2016 at 19:25

Agree with Bob there looks like a Montana.

Wrong plant in the wrong place?

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 19:20

Flo7, was it bare root? If so they take about a year to settle properly. Second and third years they get better. It looks fine by the way. Just give it time.

Id of climber please!

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 19:12

One of the bindweed family.

Shriveled chilli leaves

Posted: 08/07/2016 at 23:20

That's viral damage. There's no deficiency otherwise all the plants would be affected. I've seen this before and had to destroy the plants. Aphid transmission of viruses is impossible to stop. You've just been unlucky.

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Font changed?

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Apple rust

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Where are the videos on propagating

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Small tree ID

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Small tree ID

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Small tree ID please

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I won't be using the forum for a while

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Awful new format for forum

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A way to attract slugs

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Best potting mix for Crinum

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Heliotrope Pet danger

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Plant ID

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Petition to stop cancelling GW

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Citrus resurrection

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Shrub ID

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