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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 


Posted: 30/05/2014 at 15:55

If they're all boy flowers, or if you have all girl flowers and no boys, try this delicious 


Has anyone got any ideas for the poor chap who's sprayed his apple tree with weedkiller?  I don't want to tell him that unless he washed it off before it dried I think it's done for 

Root problem (matted in rai

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 15:50

That looks like Hypericum also known as St John's Wort.  It's frequently planted as groundcover as it requires very little looking after - however I think it'll take some digging out to get rid of it.  I would just get stuck in and dig and dig - I don't think it'll go too deep.  

Then leave the area for a while and see what regrows - you can then paint a brushwood killer onto the leaves of any new growth.  

I don't imagine that you'll be replanting that area until this time next year, but it's as well to do the job properly.

Good luck 

Root problem (matted in rai

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 14:40

Hmm, could we have a close up of the leaves please?  I'm thinking it might be one of the shrubby honeysuckles but it's hard to tell from here ........ 

Root problem (matted in rai

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 14:25

Sorry, I should have said - it won't work on mobiles - it's something that will be sorted in the future apparently 

It'll be fine on the laptop 

Root problem (matted in rai

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 13:53

Hi Lawtel and welcome

To post a pic on here, you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, then follow the instructions.

If it doesn't happen give us a shout 


Posted: 30/05/2014 at 13:52

You've got it - It's a bit like humans OL, we ladies have the main ingredients, but we need just that 'little certain something' from a chap to make things develop 

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