Dovefromabove


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Plant ID

Posted: 19/06/2017 at 11:27
nutcutlet says:

I have a glorious lack of control  


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 and a glorious garden as a result ... I can vouch for that 

Growing succulents from seed (I think I've been diddled)

Posted: 19/06/2017 at 11:15

I think that swapping the family cow for a handful of beans is more reliable than buying seeds from many suppliers on Ebay.  

Honey suckle in pot

Posted: 19/06/2017 at 10:34

Honeysuckle is rarely happy in a pot ... it's a woodland plant that needs a long cool and damp root run ... few containers can meet these requirements.


For that position I'd go for one of the Boulevard clematis ... bred to be happy in pots and very floriferous http://www.taylorsclematis.co.uk/Boulevard-Collection/ 

Plant ID

Posted: 19/06/2017 at 08:09

I like plants which make themselves at home and spread a bit ...

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 19/06/2017 at 06:56

Good morning all  G'day Pat  


Good luck with the scan Hosta ... Hope they discover what's wrong so they can sort it out.


More awful news from London ... Isn't there enough tragedy in the world without yet more hatred and intolerance 

Plant ID

Posted: 19/06/2017 at 06:41

It's not that hard to control ... Just weed out seedlings which are pretty easy to identify. 

Plant Ident please

Posted: 19/06/2017 at 06:16

Alcea rosea - hollyhock. 


Same family as the mallows ... Malvaceae

Why is my apple tree not blooming

Posted: 19/06/2017 at 06:07

It looks to be six inches at the most from a bathroom or kitchen wall.  If growing at all is roots will be amongst the footings and it will be in a rain shadow, not to mention the wooden bench keeping any rain from its root area. 


As I said that is not a suitable place to plant a fruit tree.  Is it in the ground or in a container?

Last edited: 19 June 2017 06:09:04

Why is my apple tree not blooming

Posted: 18/06/2017 at 22:33

Is that a recent photograph? It looks dead to me. It's not a suitable place to plant a fruit tree ...sorry 

Duped by online "garden centre"

Posted: 18/06/2017 at 22:22

I think you're being a mite impatient ... To repot it and expect an almost immediate change is unreasonable. 


I don't want to seem rude but plants just don't work like that. 

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