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Willow whips living fences, screening, root problems

Posted: 28/10/2014 at 09:49

I've planted some routed cuttings to make a twisted willow screen to devide a path and border this year and could do with some advice.

They're of varying sizes and i have in mind to weave them together. I heard somewhere recently that cutting them down will make them sprout more, like coppicing. Should i do that or prune back just to the main stems?

Actually am rethinking the whole idea because of the roots though!

Can I use any leaves for leaf mould?

Posted: 23/10/2014 at 10:07

I never have enough leaf mould from tree leaves and looking at the patch of crocosmia ready to be cleared wondered if those could go in the leaf mould rather than with the compost. Any thoughts? 

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 18:54

What?  Why? !

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 18:24

So, 1 of the squasheses is looking like it might be reafy but how do I tell if its ready to pick? 

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 18:22

Should I remove this male flowers?

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 13:31

 We'll be taking our chances then

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 13:17

How do you know if they're greenhouse ones or not?   Always been given then in the past and fsiled miserably. This year Thompson and Morgan (or similar) sent 2 mini plugs- I refuse to waste my time so t' other half is having ago in a pot outside. Ditto 2 courgette plants his boss gave us. Bloomin curbits!  

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:49

Lol, just wondered becase you're supposed to take them off cucumbers aren't you?   I'm such a dunce with veg!

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:36

Should I remove this male flowers?

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 11:31

Just checked and there are indeed a lot of male flowers and a dozen or so fruits. More budds but I'll stop worrying til i see what they are. 

Thanx both

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Discussions started by HyppyByker

Can I use any leaves for leaf mould?

Such as crocosmia 
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Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

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Propagating vibernum bodnantense

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Using nettle & comfrey juice

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Horsetail - Help!

not encountered this beast before 
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Deutzia - should it stay or should it go now

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Last Post: 19/07/2012 at 23:05

White bugs infesting compost bin

What are they and how do I get rid of them? 
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Buying Pond Plants - which is best?

Plugs or potted plants? 
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What compost mix for poataoes in sacks?

Rather than buying I'd rather make it up 
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Last Post: 01/05/2012 at 23:29

Green Bug-Nasties on the Pea Family

How do I get rid of them organically? 
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Last Post: 27/02/2012 at 08:10

How long to leave manure on the soil before planting

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