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Help with my Viburnum

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 07:35

I'm afraid I'm stumped Sarah - that's a very rapid decline - I've been wracking my brain and looking stuff up but I can't think of anything that would affect it so quickly with no previous signs of anything being wrong and that wouldn't affect the plants around it.  

Whereabouts are you - did you have a severe frost?  But even then viburnums are pretty frost resistant and nothing else has been damaged 

Which viburnum is it?  I can't really tell from the pic 


Hopefully someone with some ideas will come along soon ....

Friend or Foe Part 2

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 07:19

My Geranium phaeum has dark markinngs on the leaves like this


and they are not as divided as the ones in the question 

Help with my Viburnum

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 07:15

That looks a bit drastic!!!

Are there any signs of damage to the trunk, what about the plants around it?  Are they ok? 


Posted: 12/05/2014 at 06:47

Good morning Chicky 

Yes, good luck to all exam takers and their families ((hugs))

Aquilegia photo album

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 06:44

  A. vulg. 'Winkey' blue and white

 These were labelled as A alpina, but I thought alpina were shorter than this

 A self-sown one  of many that appeared from out of nowhere before I planted any aquilegias in this garden -  the owner before last must have had aquilegias  - there are some other colours but they're not open yet, and neither are the Touchwoods.


Posted: 12/05/2014 at 06:11

Good morning all - more rain overnight - it's dry now but doesn't look as if it's going to stay like it - but at least the wind has dropped.  

foxglove or something else ?

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 21:20

Mad veg idea needed for small terrace house front garden

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 21:19

Our last place was a Victorian terrace with a small square front garden - we had a small Victoria plum in the middle and it was surrounded by a mixture of wallflowers, forgetmenots, tulips and broadbeans - lovely 

foxglove or something else ?

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 21:15

Foxglove   I

It'll probably have quite deep coloured flowers.

Suckers or good new shoots.

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 21:09

I think they're good new shoots - David Austin roses often throw up vigorous shoots from below the soil surface.

Someone on here removed some then contacted the David Austin office and was told they would have been good new shoots 

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