Duncan Blackwell

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conflicting answers

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 14:56

Gardenning Granny, neighbours made it quite clear that NOTHING can touch HIS fence.


I have all 3 lots (30 plants) of Pyracantha now and a Quince tree and Quince bush.

Cant do anything till his fence goes up, then its full steam ahead

Got some wooden stakes too, I'm going to put wire connecting each stake so that the plants can grow against them, Unfortunately due to not being rich, I might have to use some old Barbed wire I found in my shed

Hedge ?

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 08:30
Rosa Rugosa


Posted: 26/02/2014 at 21:10
Orange glow

Only reason I want them in the greenhouse is next door will destroy then when they have the fence done, I'm 2-3ft lower than they are so the fencers have to work from my side.


Posted: 26/02/2014 at 20:59
The orange are the first to arrive, they are labelled orange so hopefully they will darken. They range from 1-2ft tall. They're going in the greenhouse tomorrow whe I'm waiting for next doors fence to be erected. Better be soon


Posted: 26/02/2014 at 20:30
My orange Pyracanthas arrived today, to say I got 10 plants for less than ??13.50 delivered is great value. My questions are 1. Will the yellow berries darken to orange as they look more yellow than orange 2. I have 30 plants, 10 of each colour. They are all going to be planted in 1 row. Am I best planting all the colours in a mix or keep red with red and so forth? 3. Do I need to prune them to get them big and bushy, or just plant and forget for 12 months. Thanks in advance


Posted: 26/02/2014 at 12:33
I screwed up, it's south facing. Soon as I typed it realised my mistake

Hazel hedging

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 22:15


Posted: 25/02/2014 at 21:24
Busy Bee, I think we must be brother and sister


Posted: 25/02/2014 at 20:39
Busy Bee, I like your style.

Stuff the name as long as it looks good

Cleaning patio

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 20:38
You could use a VERY weak brick acid, and when I say weak I mean 100 parts water to it.

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