Dovefromabove


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Campsis that has never flowered

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 17:37

I find they do best on a sunny wall ... how much sun is it getting?  


Mine is also pretty hungry ... it gets tomato food through the summer.  

rose identification

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 17:36

Perhaps send a photo to Classic Roses ... they're a real authority on roses ... they may well be able to ID it for you.  


Deweeding/preventing weeds?

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 17:32

I've never found weed seeds to be a problem when using branded composts, but if you can't get hold of good quality commercial stuff, you could always sterilize the compost before use, in the oven or microwave, thus killing any weed seeds before sowing your seeds.


https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/sterilizing-soil.htm 

rose identification

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 16:52

The rose that's most like it that I know is Rosa Alexander Hill Gray which is a shrub rose, and there's also a climbing form ... it has very quilled petals, but the ones in your photo do look quite exaggerated.  


Have a look here and see what you think 


https://www.classicroses.co.uk/roses/alexander-hill-gray-shrub-rose.html 

Something to grow up south facing trellis that keeps winter coverage

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 16:40

It would be worth asking around to see if Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin' is hardy in your part of Scotland


https://www.burncoose.co.uk/site/plants.cfm?pl_id=3975&fromcategory=cat_id%3D20

Weed id please

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 16:19

Artemisia vulgaris aka Mugwort

Seedling ID, please

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 13:46

I was thinking that, but I hesitated 'cos the seed-leaves don't look right... they're usually lobed aren't they?

Tree rose

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 13:03

I don't know that rose but it's advertised as having excellent disease resistance.


I don't recognise that redness as 'rust'  ... are there any orange spots on the undersides of the leaves?


http://www.bayergarden.co.uk/Garden-Doctor/Problems/r/Rust-Plant-Type-Roses-Foliage-problems 


As I said, it does look congested which will help provide ideal conditions for any fungal infection ... I would be tempted to thin out the head a bit.  


What do other forum members think? 

Last edited: 14 July 2017 13:04:18

Just having a moan

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 12:48

Presumably it's to do with the postal service, whichever option is being paid for 


http://www.royalmail.com/price-finder/printed-papers#istand 

How to find someone that errected greenhouses

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 11:57

Perhaps contact your local Horticultural Society so see if members can recommend anyone? 

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