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Latest posts by Joe_the_Gardener

Hedge not looking well

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 17:41

It looks like privet and it's just had a bit of a shock, particularly if you've had the dry weather up there too. There appear to be new leaves coming. It's a hell of a job to kill it, so don't worry.

Pheasants attack the plums

Posted: 17/09/2014 at 17:15

I'm sure there must be some sort of plum sauce (jus) that would go nicely with pheasant.

Shrivelling fuchsias

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 07:03

I agree with Verdun. We've had a long, mostly dry summer.

water borne diseases

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 07:02

There was a programme on Radio 4 this week about the spread of mosquitos, including possibly malarial ones, as the climate changes. I only caught a bit of it and you've reminded me that I meant to look for it on 'listen again'.

best mower for sloping lawn

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 06:56

Health and Safety is there for a reason - in this case to stop you shredding your feet.

Help needs with decking lights

Posted: 12/09/2014 at 11:24

Go to the supplier that the local electricians use. You might not get wholesale prices, but you will get good advice.

Shrub ID - Best time for harsh cut back??

Posted: 09/09/2014 at 17:36

Berberis gives me a worse reaction when I stab myself with it than any other spiny shrub, and they do have a heck of a lot of spines. I wouldn't have it anywhere where children have access. They're lovely coloured shrubs, though.

Oak tree problems

Posted: 09/09/2014 at 17:29

Heather, the spots on sycamore are Tar-spot Fungus Rhytisma acerinum, an indicator of good air quality.

Hawkmoth

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 17:50

Your neighbour needs to think a bit more!

Hostas as a delicacy !

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 17:49

So are hostas.

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Jay

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Useful tool

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Silver birch

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