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Lilac Bush Pruning

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 11:04

When should a Lilac be pruned? I know the answer is probably after it has finished flowering but mine never flowers due to the fact that I am obviously pruning at the 'wrong time'. The reason this happens is because I keep trying to keep it at a managable height/depth!   So please, could someone tell me the best time to do it. many thanks.  

Cuckoo Spit

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 10:45

Could someone please explain what it is and is it a bad thing ?

Vibernum Disease

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 10:42

My neighbour's Vibernum is looking very poorly, some of the leaves have gone very brown, dry and look like 'lace' (very see through). I have also noticed that they are foul smelling. I am concerned that whatever this problem is could contaminate my plants nearby. How can this be treated and should I be worried?

Everedge lawn edging

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 17:07


Oriental Poppies

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 14:19

I have a beautiful Oriental Poppy which appeared all by itself in my garden a few years ago, it is now getting far too big for it's current position and I was wondering how I go about moving it. It is starting to bud at the moment so I am guessing now is not a good time. Are these moved as one 'clump' or do I have to split it up?

Too early for bedding plants yet?

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 11:38

Hi Fidgetbones, I have Geraniums, Diascia, Nemesia, Million Bells, Lobelia, Busy Lizzies and Petunias, some of which were intended for baskets and pots. What do you suggest please? 

Too early for bedding plants yet?

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 11:14

I have bought a selection of bedding plants but but have yet to plant them out as I am concerned about ground frost. Is it still too early? I am in the south east of England but it is still quite cold here particularly in the mornings.

Everedge lawn edging

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 08:14

I was very intersted in the feature of this lawn edging system and was wondering if anyone has it in place and whether they would reccommend it? I was particularly curious as to (a) what is it like to mow over (ie, does it get scratched and the coating comes off?) (b) does it stay in place or start raising up?

Feeding the lawn

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 07:08

Thanks for replies, no cmp for now then !

Feeding the lawn

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 14:29

Having done the scarifying and aerating several weeks ago I was wondering is it a good time to feed the lawn with chicken manure pellets? I had planned to do this much earlier but didn't get round to it.

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Discussions started by Meomye

Lilac Bush Pruning

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Last Post: 01/06/2014 at 13:58

Cuckoo Spit

Replies: 3    Views: 214
Last Post: 01/06/2014 at 12:55

Vibernum Disease

Replies: 1    Views: 149
Last Post: 01/06/2014 at 11:21

Oriental Poppies

Replies: 11    Views: 632
Last Post: 05/05/2014 at 18:37

Too early for bedding plants yet?

Replies: 7    Views: 486
Last Post: 03/05/2014 at 15:36

Everedge lawn edging

Replies: 3    Views: 340
Last Post: 04/05/2014 at 17:07

Feeding the lawn

Replies: 3    Views: 243
Last Post: 29/04/2014 at 07:08

Million Bells from last year

Replies: 2    Views: 303
Last Post: 15/04/2014 at 17:18

Camelia Care

Replies: 5    Views: 255
Last Post: 01/04/2014 at 22:49

Aubretia Yellowing

Replies: 1    Views: 334
Last Post: 30/03/2014 at 17:43

When and what to feed?

Replies: 3    Views: 239
Last Post: 18/03/2014 at 13:11

Repositioning a Hebe

Replies: 3    Views: 361
Last Post: 16/03/2014 at 07:31

Container grown Acer

Replies: 37    Views: 2479
Last Post: 10/09/2014 at 16:43

Lawn Maintenance

Replies: 4    Views: 289
Last Post: 13/03/2014 at 07:12

Repointing Patio

Replies: 5    Views: 1255
Last Post: 09/03/2014 at 13:54
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