john colquhoun

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Plum tree prob

Posted: 06/07/2015 at 17:00


  Thanks Edd, I think you are spot on with your diagnosis.

  Its a bit wet to go do anything about it today, but will go tomorrow and strip bad fruit   and cut out affected wood, then burn the lot. I also keep a peach tree in a pot in the   greenhouse till start of June as it suffers from peach tree curl if put outside before.

Plum tree prob

Posted: 06/07/2015 at 11:49

Any help please ???


Posted: 05/07/2015 at 11:54

Figs grow better fruit if roots are kept contained in a tight space.

Plum tree prob

Posted: 05/07/2015 at 10:14


   Can anyone help? Most of the fruit on my plum tree are like this.(photo`s supplied).

  What is it and how do I treat the problem ??



Help !!

Posted: 04/06/2015 at 06:15

Ok, thanks had me worried because when its in bloom its an amazing plant. Thought I was going to lose it.



P.S  I live beside golf course in west coast of Scotland. Wind was terrible.

Help !!

Posted: 03/06/2015 at 21:11

Hi all.

         Checked my brugmansia this morning to find it in a very sorry state.I was that p**sed off that I took the shears and hacked it down to near level of the pot.It was looking very healthy yesterday, checked it today to find it badly wilted and leaves black all round the outside of the leaf,any clues ??(pics included)




North Facing Fence

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 20:25

Cheers, I must of missed that. Will go and stand in the corner lol

North Facing Fence

Posted: 22/05/2015 at 19:35

Hi, Can anyone help.Is Clematis Guernsey cream suitable for a north east wall. I cant seem to find any information on it.


New Clematis Armandii

Posted: 21/02/2015 at 11:10

Thanks all, you have given me something to chew over.

New Clematis Armandii

Posted: 21/02/2015 at 10:17

Its a 5 year old about 9` on semi dwarfing rootstock, so wont grow much bigger.

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Plum tree prob

Fruits are very bad 
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Help !!

Brugmansia Problem 
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North Facing Fence

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Last Post: 22/05/2015 at 20:32

Pear tree woes.

Pear probs 
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Help,peach tree trouble

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