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Posted: 25/11/2013 at 19:45

But we're only 27 KEF !!!

When to prune a mature Magnolia Tree ?

Posted: 25/11/2013 at 19:42

Can you get there from that link - if not I'll try to cut and paste the relevant bits 

Christmas trees...

Posted: 25/11/2013 at 19:37


Posted: 25/11/2013 at 18:24

Love the west coast Archie - enjoy 


Mrs G ((hug)) as you say, pick only the battles you know you can win 

When to prune a mature Magnolia Tree ?

Posted: 25/11/2013 at 18:21

RHS has lots of advice here

Definitely only light pruning or watershoots result, and prune in late summer early autumn.

silly quotes

Posted: 25/11/2013 at 18:19

There's no fool like an old fool.


Posted: 25/11/2013 at 18:15

Good news Matty ((hugs))  little ones are amazingly resilient - thank goodness 

Hello Verdun 

Lily - you'll have to join the queue 

Which bit of Scotland Archie?

ID please

Posted: 25/11/2013 at 16:21

That's a new one on me - I'll keep my eyes open for it 


Posted: 25/11/2013 at 15:39

Is this Florence fennel (the sort you use as a vegetable) or is it the herb variety?

Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea - Hard Pruning Help

Posted: 25/11/2013 at 14:54

I think that will be fine (wear strong hide gloves).  I've seen it cut harder back than that and it's grown away happily in the spring.

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Prepare for a heatwave!!!

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Do you? 
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All welcome ............who's coming? 
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If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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Last Post: 13/08/2014 at 18:54


To deadhead or not to deadhead - that is the question .... 
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Last Post: 06/08/2014 at 22:45

Please put out a shallow dish of water!

Small mammals are not enjoying the heatwave 
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Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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How to get around the current problem .... 
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