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Plant support

Posted: 12/12/2013 at 19:55

Hi everyone, I'm very interested in the plant support chat. Can you tell me please how thick the steel needs to be to give good support to foxgloves and delphiniums. Will somewhere like BQ sell it do you think?  

Plum Fruit Moth?

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 19:33

Berghill that is interesting I didn't know about plum sawfly just plum moth,  is the treatment the same for both? have spent the afternoon taking all  the Victoria plums from my tree and disposing of them most  had Red plum maggots in them so all had to go. 

Last year a few plums had the maggots so this year I took the precaution of spraying the whole tree as the instructions, applied glue bands and used pheromone traps can't think of any thing else to do. Please has anyone any other ideas? 

Will this mean I have to get rid of the tree altogether or might next year be better?

Would be grateful for any help or ideas Thanks GrandmaT


hello can any one help

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 07:41

Yes tree peony! I was given one two years ago and although it hasn't flowered yet it has out grown its space already. 

I have now dug it up and put it in a large pot as I didn't relise how huge and how very quickly it would get to 4ft high and 4ft wide with multiple stems. (Another gardening blunder) never too old to learn !!!! 

Student needing feedback for class project! Please help! :D

Posted: 31/07/2013 at 08:34

Hi Liz I have three water butts. I top up the small pond with most of the rain water, to prevent larve being laid in the butts I put a finely woven fabric over the open top securing it tightly before putting the lid on. If manufactures fitted or at least provided this fabric it would be helpful. Good luck with your project.


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