Latest posts by fidgetbones

Unknown species growing in soil!! HELP!

Posted: 25/04/2017 at 07:28

As part of your biological exploration, look up the term SAPROPHYTE.

You have a superb example.

Ground Elder yay or nay

Posted: 24/04/2017 at 21:22

Oh yay.

Where have the April showers gone?

Posted: 23/04/2017 at 20:19

The oak here is just coming into leaf.  There are huge cracks in the clay under it.  We need some rain soon.

Droopy Thalictrum

Posted: 23/04/2017 at 18:36

If you've only just planted it, it should be fine to move it.

Children's garden

Posted: 23/04/2017 at 18:35

They look ready chitted.  Bury them 18 inches apart and  30 inch between rows.  Try not to knock the shoots off.  If you have any compost use that to mound on top as they grow.

Droopy Thalictrum

Posted: 23/04/2017 at 18:31

Thalictrum prefer some shade.  It may improve once the roots move out from the pot shaped ball. Keep watering.  The best time to move it would bein early spring just as it starts growing again. If you chop it, you will lose this years flowers.

New trees, should I return?

Posted: 23/04/2017 at 03:13

Take them both back. Not fit for purpose.

Tall plant in wet place

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 22:22

Weeping willow will suck it up. Only for big gardens well away from the house.

New trees, should I return?

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 22:13

They look pretty poor specimens to me. How much did you pay for them?

New trees, should I return?

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 21:33


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