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Stains On New Patio

Posted: 15/08/2012 at 16:01
sotongeoff wrote (see)
Moemye wrote (see)

- they are not going to put on the packet "this may stain concrete" are they?

Other weed and feed manufacturers have done for years.

Flagpole Cherry

Posted: 15/08/2012 at 15:50


You will know from your soil type whether it's likely to be waterlogged or dry. Personally, I wouldn't worry about it - cherries often look a bit scratty at this time of year.


Bramble invasion

Posted: 14/08/2012 at 15:41

Which fence is the legal boundary between the gardens?

drunken Blue Atlas Cedar

Posted: 14/08/2012 at 15:38


I didn't realise that this was the weeping variety. I thought you were just being poetic when you referred to the weeping branches, as the normal species' branches tend to hang downwards a bit. So in respect of your tree I withdraw my comments!

drunken Blue Atlas Cedar

Posted: 13/08/2012 at 08:31


The uncomfortable feeling that I would have about this tree is that it will become enormous, and surprisingly quickly. Think about whether it's the right tree in that location, while you've still got a view and it's easy to do something about it!



Posted: 11/08/2012 at 08:51

Having broken a tooth on a stone in someone's damson jam, I can say that the joy of harvesting from the hedgerows was severely diminished! Please do take care.

Talkback: Wet weather and wildlife

Posted: 06/08/2012 at 08:52

Interesting to consider whether this Sparrowhawk might have been a Hobby.


Deer damage

Posted: 06/08/2012 at 08:49

A lot depends how much damage the deer have done to the bark.

Replanting between leylandii stumps

Posted: 06/08/2012 at 08:48


If the trees are as small as you say, all you need is a willing person with a bit of muscle and they could dig them all out in a morning and leave you with clear ground. Then you need a midi-skip for the day, and if there's any space left in it you can throw in any other stuff you don't need.


Another plant ID

Posted: 29/07/2012 at 15:53

Is it Valerian?

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