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Unhappy Morello Cherry Tree

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 13:11

 Thank you.

Unhappy Morello Cherry Tree

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 20:32

Thank you Pansyface, good to know that I'm not doing much wrong.  The pot is 37cm across so not too far off.  It is in a pot as I was thinking of moving house but if I'm still here next year I'll upgrade its pot 

Unhappy Morello Cherry Tree

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 19:49

Any one know what's up with my Morello Cherry Tree? I only got it last year and it is in a large pot. The leaves have drooped and look like they have some sort of rust on the edges. The larger fruit seems to be doing ok but the smaller fruit is shrivelling. It had fine cobwebs on it about ten days ago (mites?) but I hosed them off with washing up liquid and water. It doesn't look too happy though, are the leaves normally like this? I've given it extra water over the last few days.



What hand tools do you recommend?

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 12:04

Thank you all for replying, so nice to go for some different ideas rather than the usual garden centre range.  Verdun, I agree hands are a good gardening tool but not to sure she will be that impressed if I said she had hands so I didn't bother lol.  Hopefully, these tools will make gardening even more enjoyable than it is already....well, the results anyway 

What hand tools do you recommend?

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 00:25

Thank you for replying, I found it.  Never seen it or heard of it before but it looks really interesting and she will never have heard of it which makes it more fun.

What hand tools do you recommend?

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 20:08

I'm looking to buy a set of good quality hand tools for my Sister for her 50th Birthday.  Has anyone got any favourite makes they could recommend or makes to stay away from?  I'd want them to be good quality so they will last for years but also look fab while not costing the earth as I'd like to buy a set rather than the odd one or two.

Budget patio ideas?

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 17:14

Nin, would you have any pictures you could share - it sounds lovely.

Stella Cherry not flowering

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 16:50

I bought two bare cherry trees last year from a garden centre. They are in pots in a north facing garden; the pots back onto an easterly fence line.  You can see the Morello cooking cherry on the left looking very promising however, the Stella eating cherry on the right only had a few branches on the right hand side in flower so I presume I will get very little fruit from it? Can anyone tell me why this is please?



Talkback: Growing your own Christmas dinner

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 23:37

Last year I grew Parsnips for the first time.  I left them in the garden till the last minute and we had them for Christmas dinner.  To compare, we did a batch of shop bought parsnips and my home grown batch - it was AMAZING how much of a difference there was in flavour and everyone loved the home grown ones.  They will always be on the garden menu from now on  

Topsoil help needed

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 23:30

Hi lee 3, I wouldn't use fresh manure as this wont be good for your plants, I believe it 'burns' them in some way.  If you are collecting from a stable yard or the like, make sure you ask them where the oldest muck is.  It needs to be a good few months old, in fact, the older the better then you will be well thanked by your plants 

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Unhappy Morello Cherry Tree

What's wrong with it? 
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What hand tools do you recommend?

Favourite garden tools. 
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Stella Cherry not flowering

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Greenhouse beginner

It's all too soggy! 
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Ribes sanguineum

Half of it flowered. 
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Water Feature

Slate Stack 
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