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Laburnum die back

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 19:50

Laburnum are susceptible to Silverleaf disease http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=245 

gooseberry

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 18:29

I've got Hinnomaki Yellow - a gorgeous gooseberry but totally unsuited for a pot - very sprawling - just thought I'd warn you.

Xenia sound as if they'd be good in a pot http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/gooseberry-xenia/ 

 

brown spots on gooseberries

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 18:25

Something in my head keeps saying "trace element deficiency"  but whether I'm right and if so, which trace element, I have no idea 

What's eating my olive?

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 16:33

The damage to the leaves looks like they've received attention from a leaf-cutter bee - fascinating things and they'll do no lasting damage to the tree.  

I wonder where it's building it's nest?  Have you got one of these in your garden? http://www.montybees.org.uk/content/how-make-homes-solitary-bees 

The yellowing of the leaves is something different - is your tree in a pot or in the open ground?  What's the feeding/watering regime?  

Some info here http://www.mcevoyranch.com/nursery/pests_and_diseases 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 16:17

  He hasn't???????  He has????????

I'll come with you ............  

Grey fence paint

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 15:58

Oooh Nut!  That sounds expensive!!!

Photos of your ponds please

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 15:48

So hot and sunny today - but the frogs in our pond look cool enough 

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round up touch any reviews?

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 15:12

I've used the gel on dandelions in the lawn and it's fine - it works and doesn't affect the grass as long as you're careful and only put it on the weeds.

I've killed  bindweed  with Roundup Spray - you need to put some canes in the garden and encourage the bindweed to grow up the canes.  Then mask off your plants with sheets of cardboard and spray the bindweed.  Leave the bindweed until it goes brown - that indicates that the active ingredient (glyphosate) has travelled back to the roots and killed them as well.  It sometimes works better if you bruise the leaves slightly before spraying.

Some questions about Basil

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 14:06

A packet of basil seeds will cost you less than two plants from a supermarket, and, sown next spring will provide you with hundreds of plants 

Please tell me I'm not nuturing a weed!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 14:04

Those who are visiting here  http://www.e-ruston-oldvicaragegardens.co.uk/pages/view/562/gardens.htm on the 19th July can expect to see lots of Pokeweed in the wilder parts of the garden, under the big shelter belts of Monterey Pine.  

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If you're buying big pots ....

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