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Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

best mower for sloping lawn

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 20:42

How big is the lawn? What sort of Atco is it and what do you mean by it not coping? The fact that you considered a sit-on mower suggests it can't be very steep; what is he gradient?

TPO and mature Sycamore - to buy or not to buy

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 20:37

Sounds like the tree was there before the houses.

Blackbirds in the mower shed

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 06:21

I'm surprised you don't see the thrush singing, ps2. They usually stand on a very prominent perch.

Rampant Climbing Rose

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 06:17

It's really funny watching it with the sound turned off.

Worried this is Japanese Knotweed!

Posted: 05/07/2014 at 20:57

Hellebore.

Which birds nest is this?

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 11:12

There seem to be a lot of second nests this year, so please be careful about doing hedges for a while.

Crocosmia Lucifer

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 10:53

Aspect can make several weeks' difference.

Under Attack!

Posted: 24/06/2014 at 07:08

Lyn,

You have to be very careful, I agree. I'm still having trouble identifying from the picture - looks a bit like alkanet or comfrey, in which case a bit of short-term yellowing will be worthwhile!

Under Attack!

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 19:15

I'd paint the leaves with glyphosate, mow the lawn normally and wait for results, although it might take several summers. 

Cows in garden

Posted: 20/06/2014 at 11:36

Does the farmer even know what his beasts are doing? Just have a quiet word with him about your garden, and try to find a non-threatening way of introducing a timescale into the conversation.

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Jay

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Useful tool

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Spring!

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Gardeners World Quiz

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Silver birch

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Hedging shears

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Malvern

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