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top heavy lilac

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 15:47

I had to chop down my old lilac as it caught a virus of sorts(it was well over 40 years old) and a lot in the area were the same.But I do have a lovely new one I grew from  a twig and it is healthy and beautiful.So sadly  you  may have to say good bye to it.When pruning always ensure your sheares  are clean as otherwise you will transfer viruses.

Honeysuckle

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 15:43

most  likely it will need a prune later  but other wise ok.

Ailsa Craig and free strawberries

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 15:42

sounds like you had a good day,its pouring with rain here in the west.Everytime  I put my head out the  door.

Rose walk Hell

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 15:39

I think at the end of the day it comes to persistent hand weeding until till you get rid of roots or suckers , by keeping up with weeding you lessen its chance of reproducing and making sure you do not let any seed heads linger. Gardening  is about the up keep and weeding which you ll always have to do, even with the use of chemicals which are a short term solution  any way.

Just getting started and had several garden thefts

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 14:46

I think if you go to your local market you might find your missing items. Many years ago my mother found that all her new plants and gardening tools kept going missing and so did all neighbours have the same problem.when the police caught the  thief he was the post man who took his goods to the local market to sell and that included lawn mowers!

Unidentified Plant!

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 14:42

no as I cant see it,but it is always wise to keep the lapel as like me I forget.

are holly bushes ok in shade?

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 14:41

yes and you will need female and male if you want those berries.

BBQ Fodder?

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 14:38

they are lovely but youll have to put  a warning flag up.

 

1st year grape vine question

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 14:37

leave the grapes but remove any big leaves around it and if the bunch gets bigger thin them out.

What's wrong with my clematis? And what can I do?

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 14:35

I think the buds are being attacked by some pest as mine has,the leafs turning brown may be a sign you have not watered it enough or it has wilt. I have sprayed mine with  a weak solution  of garlic as this deters pests but do not use on new planted plants as it will wilt them as it is to strong for them until there stronger.

Discussions started by flowering rose

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

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
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Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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