Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

Border Control

Posted: 15/09/2015 at 06:57

It is autumn here, so I'd start now. You need to make a start before the weeds die back and disappear. There's a bit of hard work, but that's why we have gardens!

Natural Wind Barrier but not Sun Blocker Wanted!

Posted: 15/09/2015 at 06:54

Search 'glass balustrades' and you will find a lot of ideas that might be suitable. We have friends who have these on first floor decks and they are pretty good, but not as cheap as a plant.

Replacing Fence Panels

Posted: 26/08/2015 at 06:26

Any chance of a pic?

air brick problem

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 07:00

I can't see what makes this garden 'unusable'.

Magpies on the increase?

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 06:41

Young magpies like to hang about together from this time of year onwards.

Hedge query

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 20:10

Yew every time!

Small woman big lawn problem

Posted: 18/08/2015 at 20:09

I think it might be wise to do a bit of this at a time - 150sq m is quite a lot of rubble. Perhaps try to do the third of the plot nearest the house/in the sun or the least challenging bit. It will give you a sense of achievement.

Best way to remove

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 11:16

Get someone in with a mini-digger - not too expensive and very quick.

Hornbeam hedge issue??

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 06:54

What do you mean by 'cold storage'?

Problem with young Pine(?) tree

Posted: 07/08/2015 at 06:12

I'm not so sure that the summer has been all that wet. My garden says not, but I don't know about Weston.

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