lizmac


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What can we do with this Photinia hedge?

Posted: 12/09/2017 at 12:13

Thank you madpenguin - that sounds positive

What can we do with this Photinia hedge?

Posted: 12/09/2017 at 10:44

My daughter has asked me for advice on her long Photinia hedge.  One of the Photinias in the row has suffered severe leaf fall and is not thriving.


I thought it may be Photinia Fungus but I cannot see any black spots on the remaining leaves on the bush.  I can't tell whether the leaves beneath have black spots as they have been there some time.  The neighbouring plants look quite healthy as you can see in the photo.


Can anyone advise what to do with this plant or whether best to take it out and hope the neighbouring plants fill the gap in time.  We would be so grateful for any help


 


Sorry the pics went out of order.  First is the problem one


Next is the length of hedge


Third is the healthy neighbour


Fourth shows the whole problem plant

Greenhouse Shading Alternatives

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 18:26

That's a very good point - we did have a very dull and wet summer a few years back and I thought about that then

Greenhouse Shading Alternatives

Posted: 29/05/2017 at 14:26

Thanks ++ Guernsey Donkey2,  Good idea - charity shops usually have loads of these as well.

Greenhouse Shading Alternatives

Posted: 28/05/2017 at 22:28

Thanks everyone - some good ideas here

Greenhouse Shading Alternatives

Posted: 28/05/2017 at 22:03

Thanks Pete8 - will try that

Greenhouse Shading Alternatives

Posted: 28/05/2017 at 19:08

Thanks for replies:  Trouble is we will be moving in the next year and don't know if we will have a greenhouse so looking for cheap option!


Where did you purchase your netting - have never used it.

Greenhouse Shading Alternatives

Posted: 28/05/2017 at 14:35

Greenhouse Shading materials and paint is quite expensive.


A neighbour told me he used to use a very weak white emulsion solution and said it was as good as the 'stuff sold in shops'.


Has anyone used this and can you recommend it?

Anyone know what this weed is?

Posted: 25/08/2016 at 15:35

Its under a Spiraea  which I have just pruned.  But I think you may have found the answer - the next door garden has a Rhus/sumach tree right near my fence and I think the roots may have grown underneath - the leaf is certainly similar.  At least its not Japanese Knotweed!!


I get all sorts of things coming from under the fence as these neighbours moved in 3 years ago and have not touched this long bed next to my fence - however they keep their patio and bbq area immaculate!!

Anyone know what this weed is?

Posted: 25/08/2016 at 14:58

I don't thnk an oriental poppy has such long and strong layering woody roots - you can just see them in the bottom picture spreading out to the left.

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