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Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

National Garden Scheme

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 16:15

I would say that as your garden has been accepted for the scheme you have nothing serious to worry about. Treat this year as a learning year - you'll get plenty of feedback and tips. Good luck, sparkly!

Golden leylandi

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 15:51

If you cut them down to 8 or 9 feet the branches that are left 'in the green' will still grow. 

followers

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 11:59

Perhaps he should get some mowing done.

followers

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 07:48

Huh?

Talkback: Planting snake's head fritillaries

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 07:46

Head for North Meadow at Cricklade, near Swindon, if you get the chance. Two million fritillaries! Mid-April.

Flowers we don't like?

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 07:12

Heathers in lurid colours!

small bird watch

Posted: 05/03/2013 at 19:44

It seems that most of the wintering Blackcaps come from western Europe and start to return there as the breeding season approaches.

fast growing shrubs

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 17:20

What is the eyesore?

TPO and mature Sycamore - to buy or not to buy

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 17:17

50ft is a young maturing tree. It could make over 100ft and will spread very wide as it ages.

Supporting plants

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 17:13

Last year Monty Don was advocating what I do, which is to buy lengths of 6mm mild steel bar and bend it to shape, a bit like these green plastic coated things you get from the GC where the plant is supported by a half-circle at whatever height you want to suit the plant. The difference is the steel is a mellow colour that surface-rusts towards dull brown, it's less than half the price of the plastic ones and you can make one in about 15 seconds.

Discussions started by Joe_the_Gardener

Useful tool

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Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 12:00

Spring!

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Last Post: 24/03/2014 at 14:55

Gardeners World Quiz

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Last Post: 23/02/2014 at 18:21

Silver birch

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Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 10:53

Hedging shears

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Last Post: 04/12/2012 at 15:43

Malvern

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