Dave Morgan

Latest posts by Dave Morgan

hydrangea flowers

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 21:47

Christine you DONT dead head them till spring. That head will protect next year's flower buds from frost and rain damage over winter. Please leave them.

Forum design update

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 19:48

Well I'm not going to comment. 

Last time I did I got suspended.

But I'm not using the forum as much either.

Apple rust

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 20:38

This is directed at all of you who grow apples. I'm increasingly seeing rust like spots on apple tree leaves. Both in person and through other online groups. The RHS don't offer any advice on rust on apple trees and don't even list it as something that can affect UK apple trees. All I see is US sites with apple rust problems. How many of you have noticed similar outbreaks on your apples.

What is wrong with my plants?

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 20:04

Honeysuckle and pots don't really go together, sorry, they like a deep cool root run as do clematis so if that's in a pot as well that'll be the !most likely cause. There are some clematis which will grow in pots so it may be better to try one of them. 

Garlic Graveyard

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 19:53

None of you are alone, too much rain not enough frost. I'm considering only doing spring planting garlic from now on. 

ID please

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 19:48

Nut you're on the nail as usual. Got one in my garden. 

New lawn

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 19:42

Mark , I'm going to throw a spanner in now, sorry Verdun, there's not enough sod to trench there. It's too sporadic so you wouldn't get a sod to turn. Depending on what's been burned you're going to have an imbalance of nutrients or poisons in the soil. Wood burns will give you high potash, anything else you'll have contamination. Sowing anything on that may be a bit fraught. I'd seriously consider skimming off the top few inches and import fresh topsoil. It's not a large area so perfectly do able. Good new topsoil would give you peace of mind as well. Stoney soil won't matter, youll be less likely to suffer from moss. But good soil gives good grass and rectifying mistakes is always a lot of hard work. 

Where are the videos on propagating

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 17:40

Thank you Nora.

Where are the videos on propagating

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 07:37

Thanks pansy

Where are the videos on propagating

Posted: 20/07/2016 at 22:19

Where do I find the videos on propagating?

Discussions started by Dave Morgan

Grass ID. I hate them personally.

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ID's please

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Last Post: 14/09/2016 at 10:19

Font changed?

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Last Post: 10/08/2016 at 22:04

Apple rust

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Last Post: 21/07/2016 at 22:08

Where are the videos on propagating

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Last Post: 21/07/2016 at 17:40

Small tree ID

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Last Post: 14/06/2016 at 17:51

Small tree ID

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Last Post: 14/06/2016 at 16:36

Small tree ID please

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Last Post: 16/05/2016 at 19:26

I won't be using the forum for a while

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Last Post: 10/05/2016 at 11:33

Awful new format for forum

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Last Post: 10/05/2016 at 11:37

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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Last Post: 26/04/2016 at 16:56

Plant ID

Any ideas? 
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Last Post: 15/04/2016 at 15:02

Petition to stop cancelling GW

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