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Plants that need no staking

Posted: Today at 21:50

Thank you so much. I tried all sorts of combinations and could not find it!

Plants that need no staking

Posted: Today at 21:20

I know short plants are no bother but there were a lot of tall plants listed in the thread that did stand up under their own steam - but I am dam*ed if I can find it!

Plants that need no staking

Posted: Today at 17:18

I thought we had a thread at one time of plants that needed no staking despite their height. But can I find it, can I whing! Can anyone help? Or can we use this thread for listing them again? Please!

Dementia

Posted: Today at 17:15

My friend was diagnosed a few months ago with Alzheimers. She is only 61, lives on her own, no family. I hate this diease. She can barely do anything on her own except with help from a couple of friends and quite frankly, I cannot give her the time and attention she needs any more. No sooner do I do one thing on her list but two others creep on. And everything seems to need multiple trips and/or phonecalls. And it will only get worse. I despair. 

How to deal with Leylandii hedge behind a border?

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 11:52

How about a compromise? You take out half the hedge, or 12ft of it (2 fence panels), completely and put a fence up. That would still leave enough as cover for birds and solve half your problem. I really think staring at brown trunks for 5+ years would drive you barmy. 

How to deal with Leylandii hedge behind a border?

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 14:17

Except it will take quite a few years, I'm guessing more than five years, for the ivy to grow to a decent size to hide the now brown expanse of bare trunks. Could you cope with that? Remember the true saying about ivy:


first year it sleeps


second year it creeps,


third year it leaps

Green pebbles

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 14:06

Something like patio magic may work. You just water it on.

Green house problem

Posted: 11/01/2017 at 00:07

I'm sure my dad used to dust them with sulphur powder but guess that isn't allowed these days!

How to plant a garden arch

Posted: 07/01/2017 at 17:49

It will depend on what it is made of, how big it is and your situation - windy, sheltered etc. And to a certain extent what you intend growing up it - heavy or light climber. Give us some more details to help. 

BOOKBUB

Posted: 02/01/2017 at 22:00

I use Dailyfreebooks which lists all the free books on Amazon. It is great - I have read hundreds of really good free books over the last 3 years. 

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