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Apple Trees - Hopeless Cases?

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 16:52

Apple trees have a life span of good 4oyears and after that its down hill all the way,if pruning has done no good its telling you its time to go.

Any good books for beginners?

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 16:49

Monty dons book is good for the new beginner  .

Plants

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 16:47

holly trees only have prickles on the lower leaves to stop cattle eating it and soft leaves on top .

Growing pears in shade?

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 16:45

pears from your garden as apples will always taste better than supermarket.There is the scent,fresh taste and the joy of picking your own.As for growing in the shade ,I  have seen one today growing in the shade on golden valley with fruit , it needed pruning but edible fruit.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 21:24

Geums  in allsorts of colours  and cosmos.

Potted plants for winter?

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 21:20

I have just put heathers in pots out the front which will go through till spring.

hazel sticks

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 20:51

you could grow your own,hazel grows quick and coppicing will give you those sticks or watch out when out and about for side of the road sells.

WEEDS

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 20:49

vinegar does the trick, but only on the weed.

Do slug eat thru' carrier bags

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 20:47

put a salt on them or vinegar on them that will kill them (and don't eat them ) put in bin.

Black Spot

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:19

burn the leaves do not leave on ground or compost heap and give the rose a drink of garlic or better still plant a garlic clove in the soil next to the bush in question.

Discussions started by flowering rose

Ford Abbey

Garden of delight! 
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Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:31

summer flowering ?

daffs are blooming in amongst the cosmos and sweetpeas 
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Last Post: 29/05/2014 at 20:14

spring bulbs in summer

daffodils 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 20:54

wild flowers

in the verges 
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Last Post: 14/05/2014 at 19:17

Talkback: Fruit trees in spring

I agree ,fruit trees bring a lot of joy to a garden. The blossom is beautiful and looks confetti and the seeing the fruit on trees looks mar... 
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Last Post: 23/05/2014 at 03:25

next season

those basement bargains 
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Last Post: 06/04/2014 at 22:12

parks and commons

a haven for everyone 
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Last Post: 05/12/2013 at 20:47

The demise of the front garden.

have we fall out of love with the front garden? 
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Last Post: 10/01/2014 at 11:45

getting those plants in before the storm

wallflowers,persian carpet. 
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Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
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Last Post: 16/09/2013 at 17:31

Talkback: How to tackle house plant flies

sounds good advice about watering less and covering with gravel.I had noticed it was better when I did this so good to confirm. 
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Last Post: 18/01/2014 at 11:39

perparing for next year

from planting to choosing the bulbs 
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Last Post: 06/09/2013 at 22:23

roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
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Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
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Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48

Where you see us growing -beware.....

bog grass 
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Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33
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