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The Great Chelsea Garden Design Challenge

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 21:01
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

wintersong. I watched about 10 mins of that before I switched off. 

Most of them really need to get out more, a lot more.

But not out filming wild boar!!!!!!!!!!!

The Great Chelsea Garden Design Challenge

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 20:55

Oh how I agree with you Wintersong

clematis wilt?

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 20:50

I've found this happen occasionally with my clematis at this time of year - it's almost as if they outgrow they're strength - the top portion of a shoot wilts, but it sends out sideshoots and grows away again.  Fingers crossed that'll happen to yours

My neighbours dont want me to use my land to grow a garden

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 20:46
Welshonion wrote (see)
You are not actually allowed to turn 'land' into a garden without planning permission.

A lot of people fall foul of this when they extend their garden into an adjoining field without permission. .....

I think the problem in these cases are when the land is part of a registered agricultural holding.  Change of Use is needed for it to be used as a garden.

In Shirley's case, does she know what the land is registered as?  It should have been revealed by the Searches etc when she bought it.

The Great Chelsea Garden Design Challenge

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 20:38

Well, as someone who does have qualifications in a very vaguely related field ... I have to agree with you Hosta.

Joe S has just said that 'a Chelsea garden is all about the plants; - that's reassuring, but I'm not convinced ... 

Lawn weedkiller and veg

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 20:00
LeifUK wrote (see)
... And I do wonder about absorption by tree roots under the lawn, especially with saplings. 

Another reason why young trees/shrubs need an area of bare soil around them

Lawn weedkiller and veg

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 19:58
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

That's one of the reasons I never by   local authority compost.

I mean buy, of course 

Help needed please with laurel hedge issues...

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 19:37

Have faith Dave

The Great Chelsea Garden Design Challenge

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 19:09

I have sat down to watch every single one of these programmes but I've never managed to stay awake to see who's won ........ it must say something .......... perhaps I should go to bed earlier

Non flowering lilacs

Posted: 14/05/2015 at 19:04

Have they been pruned since they flowered last year, if so when and how?

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