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Tree identity

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 14:42

This tree is in the gardens of Petworth House and looks amazing now (May). Does anyone know what it is?

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44716.jpg?width=425&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44717.jpg?width=425&height=350&mode=max

 

Sycamore seedlings

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 16:47

I'd love to cut my neighbours' sycamore down with a chainsaw, think they may have something to say about it! Oh and have plenty of rabbits too. They don't know that they are not supposed to eat half the stuff they eat. No-one seemed to tell them that they don't like laurel or hebe or rose, pesky little things!

Sycamore seedlings

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 13:40

Thanks Jim and Verdun. Glad I don't have to worry about the lawn and I'll definitely look at getting at Swoe Hoe! Thanks

Sycamore seedlings

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 13:15

My neighbour has a sycamore tree which unfortunately overhangs a bit of my garden. Normally this is not a problem but this year I seem to have a million zillion seedlings all growing strongly in my flowerbed and on the lawn. 

I will pick them all out of the flowerbed (my back aches thinking of it) but do I need to worry about the lawn, as will just mowing the grass keep them in check?

Anything else I should be doing to get rid of them?

Seems all the rain has meant every single seed has germinated. Anyone else have this problem?

thanks!

Abutilon

Posted: 26/10/2013 at 13:30

I don't have a conservatory no. Not sure where I'd put them as all quite exposed. The one that is losing its leaves is also looking droopy whereas the other one is very perky and still green and only a little bit smaller. It certainly doesn't look like normal autumn leafdrop. Would I damage it further by moving?

Abutilon

Posted: 26/10/2013 at 12:24

I'm in Sussex and my garden is quite exposed. My aunt has a huge garden and to be honest not sure where her abutilons are. will have to ask. Is now an OK time to move them as I think probably they are too exposed? Can I save the one that looks like it's dying?

 

Abutilon

Posted: 26/10/2013 at 12:09

I was given two Abutilons by my aunt who lives in Northern Ireland and has them in her garden. They were young plants and I planted them out into my garden in the spring. They have been growing very well and one of them is still doing well but the other has turned yellow and seems to be dying. It's now about 6ft tall.  I now read they don't do well in gardens so am confused. I don't have a greenhouse. Can I dig up the dying one or should I leave well alone?

Pale courgettes

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 18:02

One of my courgette plants is producing a prolific number of courgettes but either they are withering at the end or they are very pale. What's going on with them? 

Iris Sibirica

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 09:34

Not seen any colour yet, as only one little flower appeared this year. I moved in last year and they were all flopped over but I thought they'd already flowered. Now I think probably they haven't for several years. 

Iris Sibirica

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 09:17

That's really helpful thanks. I did wonder about the competition with the tree. I'll do both, move a big chunk of them and mulch. thanks so much.

Discussions started by Lottolearn

Rudbeckia and Echinacea

How do you tell them apart before they flower? 
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where can I find it? 
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Tree identity

Anyone know what this tree is? 
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Sycamore seedlings

millions of them... 
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Abutilon

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Pale courgettes

Why so pale? 
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Iris Sibirica

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Plant or weed?

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Rabbits

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Moving a tree

Want to move a Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula' 
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