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Rose suckers?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:57

Another good point, Dove....but when I grew mine the trend was to plant with the graft on the surface, unlike now when (as you rightly say) the trend is to plant (for stability reasons) the graft below.

I know I'm bit old-fashioned, but I still plant mine the old way, as I can only see problems with suckers with this new-fangled way.

uploading images

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:39
Peat B wrote (see)
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 The refuge and sanctuary ,   Wor Lotty

 

Now that's my idea of a proper garden  You can keep your Chelsea stainless steel and plastic monstrosities.

Rose suckers?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:33

I take your point, Dove. Ballerina is a very old variety that I grew 40 years ago and I can't recall any undue base growth....it should be easy to identify if it is above or below the graft.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:25

Didn't see the Beechgove episode you mention, rosemummy....three plants per cane should okay, but ideally two would have been better.

Rose suckers?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 12:36

Probably, Lyn.....are they growing from the base? If so they will be from the briar rootstock to which your Ballerina was grafted to.....best remove them.

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Posted: 25/05/2014 at 11:10
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

Just a thought - the mind boggles at the post Mike might get following his op 

 

Sure does! Unsolicited mail from Rent-a-Catheter by Hoselock......eek!

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Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:38

Thing is, Dove...my eyesight was never in jeopardy, the surgery was to the surrounding area.

Btw, I will ask at my next appointment....trouble is, it isn't for another year and I'll probably have forgot by then. 

Geoff Hamilton

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:32

Ah, I see, fidget......I scrolled back to the beginning of this thread and couldn't see any reference to a trip.

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Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:28

Perhaps I'm a tad too sceptical sometimes....but something is puzzling just now. Recently I was treated at a local eye hospital (couple of operations in fact) ......and now I'm receiving loads of correspondence from the RNIB asking for donations.

I have never subscribed to the RNIB, or have any idea where they have obtained my full postal address.

Is there a link? Maybe not, but it's strange!  

Geoff Hamilton

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 10:15

Trip? Am I being thick again?

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