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Self Seeded Tree

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 17:17

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry_plum 

Scroll down and click on the picture of unripe fruit - it should zoom in for you - the fruit looks like your picture. 

Suggestions for plants to grow in pots in shade/wind please?

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 17:14

When you say 'small terracotta pots' what size are you talking about  There's not many things that will be happy in a small pot for 'a good few years'.

Repotting Cyclamen

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 17:12

Yes - I'd use a loam-based compost and make sure you leave the top of the corm just proud of the compost.

monty

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 17:11

You can mix some vermiculite in with your compost, instead of grit, if that's easier for you to get 

Ceanothus

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 16:00

How big is the pot - I imagine that after three years it will be pretty full of roots and this will stop it absorbing water - I think that it needs potting on to a bigger pot with fresh compost which will absorb and hold water.

Olive Tree care indoors....losing it leaves- what am I doing wrong?

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 15:52

Brilliant - it's looking great 

Buying Fruit Trees etc. Online

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 15:47

They're a proper family run nursery and they have great green credentials.

Buying Fruit Trees etc. Online

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 15:16

You can't do better than these http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/pages/About-Us.html I've had great quality plants, beautifully packaged and delivered exactly on time as arranged. 

Stephen Read has been really helpful when I've emailed him for advice and he picked out exactly the right tree for me to espalier myself.

The website is also a fount of knowledge and advice and a huge range of select plants.

I have no connection with them other than as a very satisfied customer. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 14:25

Well, one of my favourite summer drinks is a Dragonfly (gin, ginger ale and a wedge of lime) 

Courgette help!!

Posted: 14/07/2014 at 13:53

Pollen beetles - they're only eating pollen - not doing any harm 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 21:09

Tree of the Year

Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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Last Post: 29/10/2014 at 08:07

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 23:35

It's a mystery ....

Can you name this plant? 
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Last Post: 26/10/2014 at 19:27

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 10:57

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 11:25

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38

Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54
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