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Marigolds looking... well weird

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 17:57

Those are so pretty - do yours look like that?

choisya ternata

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 17:56

All the choisyas I've ever known have flowered in the late spring/early summer - I wouldn't give up hope yet - are there no signs of buds at all?

Marigolds looking... well weird

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 17:49

Hi Sweetpea

If you google French Marigolds Images you'll see loads of different types, including a few single ones - do yours look anything like those?

Problem- Coxs Pippin

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 17:28

That looks pretty healthy from here 

What percentage of the leaves are showing damage?

New Allotment

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 17:25

All of the above, but also check for pernicious weeds such as Horse tail, Japanese Knotweed, ground elder and bindweed.  

The second two can be dealt with, but personally I wouldn't take on an allotment with either of the first two.

Also I'd think twice about an allotment bounded by a large hedge or trees - roots can be a real nuisance. 

But ... how exciting!!!  Good luck 

Fungus on my Acer

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 16:46

The picture won't enlarge so I can't see any detail, but I think that might be a bad infestation of scale insects, possibly Horse Chestnut Scale  which can also affect acers. 

Information here http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=650 

Problem- Coxs Pippin

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 16:37

How big is your tree and where is it growing?

Peony help needed

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 16:36
Inglezinho wrote (see)

They are not trees, they are bushes. Max height 1.5m. RHS : "The name is is misleading".

Nevertheless that is what they are called and the original poster was correct in what she was asking for.

Several cultivars reach 2 meters in height.

persistent lawn weed

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 16:10

To post a photo on here you click on the green tree icon on the toolbar at the top of where you type your post, and follow the instructions.  I'm afraid it doesn't work from phones ... yet!

If it doesn't work give us a shout 

Root problem (matted in rai

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 15:57

You sound quite observant so you'll notice the difference 

Just keep remembering that digging is cheaper than a gym membership 

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ID please

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Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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