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Clematis it dying?

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 17:27

Crikey!  That doesn't look very happy does it?  I wonder if it's really too warm for it there in what you say is a sunny spot.  Clematis like to have their roots in the cool shade. 

what to do about offers that dont offer

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 17:02

And the occasional Campari and soda 


Posted: 25/06/2014 at 16:53

Panda, we could do half a day each 


Pdoc - glad your Mum's ok   Hope she soon won't need the -ish 

Don't forget to pack your wellies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and have a really lovely time 

Mysteriously beautiful plant!

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 16:39

Well it looks as if it's doing just fine 

Mysteriously beautiful plant!

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 15:51

One of the cucurbits - probably a squash or cucumber. 

Overgrown Garden in France

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 15:49

The second plant is one of the euphorbias - they can be striking archetectural plants - yours looks as if it suffered a bit under the other plants.

Do be careful not to get the white latex-like sap on your skin - use gloves and long sleeves when handling it - the sap can make the skin photosensitive and sunlight can cause nasty burns.  

Talkback: How to weed by hand

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 15:07

That was a very small dandelion - little more than a seedling - it wouldn't have a very deep tap root.  

Agapanthus flowers

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 14:30

You can dead head which will keep energy in the bulb for flowering again next year, but they won't grow new flowers in the same season.  

Flower disc

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 14:27

Bet that cooled you down! 

Alan, the gardens at East Ruston have good disabled access, so if you could beg, borrow or steal a mobility scooter I don't think there's any parts that you'd not be able to access - we'll leave it with you - keep an eye on the thread - after all, I think Kate deserves some civilised company even if you were tagging along 


Posted: 25/06/2014 at 14:20

Sounds good to me - you could divide it when you move it and make two or three plants 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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How to get around the current problem .... 
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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Caterpillar ID

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ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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