Dovefromabove


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New lawn problems

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 13:44

To upload a photo you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions.  Afraid it doesn't work for phones - yet!

If that doesn't work let us know 

Dare I say.

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 13:20

They seem so eager to make others be peaceable that they're willing to wage war to do it 

cross pollination of apple trees

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 13:16

Perhaps some photographs would help? 

Forum names

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 12:48

It was a combination of the two things that seemed to make it appropriate 

Powdery Mildew

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 11:52

I'm wondering whether the clematis and the cosmos were not watered consistently at the Garden Centre before you bought them - this has been the case with some plants that I've bought n the past - the results of the stress don't show until some weeks later 

New raised beds, clumpy soil, advice please?

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 11:15

Get some bags of well rotted farmyard manure from the GC and dig that in - the worms will do the rest 

Dare I say.

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 10:51
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

.........  It's so tragic - it's been going on ever since I was born 

However, I don't think that event was the cause of it ................. 

Dare I say.

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 10:48

But they won't listen to anyone - each of them is right, the other is wrong and no one understands them and "It's not fair!!!" and half of the west is riddled with guilt and the rest wants the oil.

It's so tragic - it's been going on ever since I was born 

BEDDING PLANTS

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 10:41

I think Punkdoc may have put his finger on it.  Most annual bedding plants like full sunshine all day.

Fuchsias and trailing begonias are happy with some shade, but they still need quite bright light.

This might be helpful http://gardening.about.com/od/gardendesign/qt/SunExposure.htm 

Work out how many hours of direct sunlight your pots and baskets get, and then when you buy your plants look at the labels and talk to the nurseryman or ask at the garden centre. 

Dare I say.

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 10:32

I've a feeling that even my patience might be exhausted in the Middle East David - I'd probably end up bashing their heads together and telling them to go and play nicely or there'd be no supper ................. ever!!! 

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Please put out a shallow dish of water!

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ID please

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