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Fruit tree

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:26

Hi Sal Hall 

When you say that it's not produced anything and that you're trying to encourage it to sprout, do you mean that it's not even produced any leaves this year? 

Talkback: Watering priorities

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:24
pansyface wrote (see)

Oh, can I sing Plastic Man while I do it? Love Ray Davies. Sorry, old, old.

I'm also a big Ray Davies fan - big pics on my bedroom wall when I was a teenager - then in my 40s when I was working for a bit music festival, I met actually met him and drank champagne with him (along with some colleagues) 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:20

Decision made - I shall forgo the thrill of the bus ride and drive into the city and pay for a car park - soddit - that way I shan't have to walk through the city centre in the heat and wait at a bus stop in the full sun.  

I've pulled the BBQ out of the garage and set it up in the back garden for later on and watered all the pots

Do you remember I said that my Clematis cirrhosa Freckles is flowering?  Well, it's also absolutely covered in black aphids - the birds keep the aphids down in the back garden, but until this year there's been nothing but lawn at the front so the birds haven't been interested so I've just given the aphids a squirt  with organic soapy stuff - that should sort them out. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:27

Duh! 

Trying to guess what Autocorrect corrected might be complicated - I've just typed in galliardia and it changed it to halloween 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:20

I'm a bit muddled about the goshawk Chicky - what've I missed 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:15

Here you are Stacey 

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52816.jpg?width=350

 We'll try to arrange a selective rainshower over your garden this evening 

Fairygirl can perform magic 

Welcome to the plants forum

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:02

Hi Rosieprimrose - temps here in the UK are hitting 30C this week - BBQs are being lit, paddling pools filled and ice creams licked.

Doubtless we will have thunderstorms at the weekend! 

Choosing a hedge

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 09:57

What about English holly?  Not as fast growing as some things, but it only needs trimming once a year, is great for wildlife, provides you with some Christmas decorations and is certainly dense and thorny.  

While it's growing you can protect it with  temporary windbreak netting like this http://premierbarriers.co.uk/catalog/knitted-windbreak-netting-metre-p-439.html which would not need any planning consent etc. 

Talkback: Watering priorities

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 07:54

You'd need these for pollination 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52806.jpg?width=220&height=240&mode=max

 

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