iain campbell

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kiwi fruit

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 11:57

i have a kiwi plant ,one branch i trained horizontally ,triimmed back when it got to about 3ft,then another branch sprouted that grew straight up to about 6ft--no fruit or even flowers--what should i do with it now?


Posted: 13/09/2013 at 20:13

i suppose they overshadowed by taller plants ,dahlias and globe thistle,was just thinking of moving them but maybe give them another year--thanks for info


Posted: 13/09/2013 at 19:54

i grew a crinium powelli for a few years in a large container successfully then transplanted them to the garden,where leaves have grown for two years but no flowers--any ideas?

kiwi frut

Posted: 05/09/2013 at 16:16

i have grown a kiwi fruit plant successfully ,grown up supports but no sign of flowers or fruit i trimmed it a little ,but it just produced more shoots,anything more i can do?


Posted: 10/08/2013 at 22:06

our cottage had been empty for seven years when we moved in and sedum acre had overgrown the whole garden,no problem though we just raked it all out and turned over the soil,it never came back




Posted: 10/08/2013 at 21:59

had this plant in my garden i have no idea what it is --have you?seems to be spreading by underground rhizomes



growing wildflowers for bees and butterflies

Posted: 27/07/2013 at 20:51

i have buddlia,borage, lavender, russian comfrey,plenty to attract bees,but i have not seen a single butterfly all year up to now[except cabbage whites]wonder if there is anything i can add to encourage them?


Meconopsis- blue poppy - lingholm. Bareroot hostas

Posted: 20/07/2013 at 19:28

i have great success with "Lingholm" ,stratified them for a month then sowed them in a gritty mixed seed compost in a cold frame,going to try and save the seed this year,but the seed heads are not very plump

Talkback: How to prune a plum tree

Posted: 14/07/2013 at 22:14

thanks i did that today but i tend to get carried away as its such a satisfactory experience when i get a pair of secateurs in my hands


Talkback: How to prune a plum tree

Posted: 12/07/2013 at 21:15

i have a victoria plum about five years and never had a single fruit,this year not even a flower,my Braeburn apple is just the same--i wonder what i'm doing wrong?


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