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Latest posts by HOLEDIGGER

Apple Tree

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 00:14
I am looking for an Apple tree that would be suitable to grow in very hot weather conditions eg Gambia----West Africa,

New Apple trees

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 00:05
I must say dovefromabove i do the same for quite a lot of newly planted shrubs tree's etc also a great way to add feed at a later date.

My drive

Posted: 22/11/2012 at 23:40
What about a flame thrower, this treatment done as a 2wk "walk" up and down the drive is quite easy. These flame guns are available in gardening supermarkets.

Talkback: How to prune roses

Posted: 25/10/2012 at 19:34
I suggest looking where you bought the roses from,,make sure the pots are big enough, ensure that the drainage is good eg polystyrene or broken pots place over hole in bottom of pot,if you have garden soil, mix in some grit,home made compost and feed mix well.

spring bulb crisis!

Posted: 25/10/2012 at 19:09
Can you tell us what bulbs were infected eg Daffs, tulips , and what was the damage eg colour, shape,stem etc.

Shy Bill

Posted: 30/09/2012 at 00:16
depends on when your Clematis flowers,try to move it when it becomes dorment, make sure the hole is deep ,water well, with fertilizer added as a good start,to a new life,
before you dig up the Clematis water it well some time before.
Things to remember with a Clematis is---- plant deeper than usual--- in case of Clematis wilt.-- keep roots in shade or protect with stones,or other plants, when you do move it take as much soil with it as possible.

Shy Bill

Posted: 27/09/2012 at 20:53
make sure you prune at the right time, or you can lose the flowers.

hellp me identify this plant

Posted: 02/09/2012 at 10:29

My cuttings!

Posted: 02/09/2012 at 10:24
Wish i lived next door to you.
Yes i too take cuttings of Fushia's, Pelagoniums,Pansies,etc but nothing like you,what a wonderful escape and pleasure. Wish my windowsills were a LOT bigger.

Talkback: Bats

Posted: 31/08/2012 at 22:48
I live in the outskirts of a large city,we don't have many bats flying around, but one day when changing the pots of plants on my wall, i came across the dehydrated body of a Pippistral WOW!!! so surprised how small they are, i have kept it in a small box so that children or any person interested, can take a look at something so perfect in every way.

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Apple Tree

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