Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

Great looking secateurs

Posted: 24/01/2015 at 16:37

Can anyone say how they would find these useful?

Needing some assistance in this big project!

Posted: 24/01/2015 at 16:28

Firstly, if you have Japanese Knotweed it's really the responsibility of the landlord to eradicate it as it will spread into the adjoining gardens, force its way up through paths and possibly damage buildings. He has a legal duty to do something about it - probably getting an approved contractor in would be the best thing.

Old Apple tree will not fruit

Posted: 24/01/2015 at 16:21

Sorry Jacquie, but I think you're wasting your time, money and passion on this tree. Nothing lives forever and this one does sound as if it would be better used as firewood. Have fun replacing it with two or three new trees.

What plant or weed is this ?

Posted: 24/01/2015 at 16:15

Not very noxious though and they do pull out easily

Leylandii hedges

Posted: 21/01/2015 at 17:58


What I was thinking was that a hedge is made up of two densely-leaved sides a few inches thick and the middle, which is largely see-through. If you cut one side off, the effect would be that the hedge would look much more transparent. Is this what you or your neighbour would like?

Leylandii hedges

Posted: 18/01/2015 at 16:49

If you cut the branches off to 1.5m on your side it may well make it look a bit massacred from your neighbour's. That could cause some discussion! Does your neighbour not think that there is an alternative to Leylandii?

name of shrub

Posted: 18/01/2015 at 16:42

Pic? Is it big or small; evergreen; are the yellow bits flowers and if so when do they appear?

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 18/01/2015 at 16:39

I planned - again.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 17/01/2015 at 17:36

I planned - it's warmer.

Bad news for garden birds

Posted: 17/01/2015 at 17:31

And yet we need electricity.

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