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My Clematis Montana is wilting - what should I do?

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:50

yes if you water well every day,a can full.   they now have a very pretty small variety for baskets and pots ,you need to visit a  garden centre or nursery.

Shrub conifer turned brown this month

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:47

I have noticed many trees and bushes (in my own garden  as well) have been hit with this dying brown patches . When on holiday in Cornwall I noticed rows of different trees all affected on the same side ,brown and dying patches.It might be they can not take all the wet weather of winter or by some sort of virus.when you are out and about note the trees and bushes around you and see if they are affected too!

Identifying Tomato

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:41

money maker may be!

Greenhouse Infestation

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:40

once a year the ants fly with wings ,now they may be of either sex but it is for one day only ,if they are causing major trouble as in aphids which they farm,use a nettle spray.


Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:36

it might have a fly that lays its eggs on the fruit leaving a sticky glue like substance and  and makes the fruit drop and distort.

Weeds to lawn

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:34

for me no,its up to you.

Crazy paving

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:33

take it and re- place with grass which looks nice and is life and not as cold and dead like gravel which is over taking this country and only ends up looking horrid and weedy and is not the answer to being lazy!dont follow the craze,some small ,very small gardens it  suits  but that is all.

Talkback: Water butts and hoverflies

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:29

yes that's what I do too!


Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:26

my mother who use to move all the time and take her roses with her ,made sure she watered them well when they found their new home.

My Clematis Montana is wilting - what should I do?

Posted: 26/07/2014 at 20:25

montania are best in the ground as they grow fast and spread they are not for the pot really your better with a smaller variety.Keep well watered every day for the first year and when the growing season starts ,they do not like being dry.they need feeding and pruned in the right season .Montainia s are hardy if planted in the ground and can be pruned hard if they over take there plot.

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