Meomye


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Acer soil

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 14:41

Can anyone tell me the best soil type for potting on an acer?


Thanks 

How to keep birds off newly seeded lawn

Posted: 08/10/2016 at 09:00

Thanks Redwing, If anyone has one of these I would love to see pics.


I was wondering, how effective (if at all) bird repellant grass seed was, anyone used it?   

How to keep birds off newly seeded lawn

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 16:09

Hi, I would be interested to know what tried and tested methods people use to keep birds off of their newly sown grass seed.


Thanks


 

cosmos

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 14:57

This Year was my first time at growing Cosmos from seed. I must say I am very impressed and look forward to having more next year. Unfortunately, unlike Verdun I didn't pinch them out and although they are huge ( up to 120cm) and beautiful, they have started to droop in the recent wet weather.   Oh well, another useful lesson learned


Could anyone clarify, do they come back next year? or do I just remove them when they are over?


Many thanks

Problem with Phlox

Posted: 04/09/2016 at 09:51

Thanks Hazel/Verdun, may I ask what mulch you use Verdun? this is something I have never done but am realising I need to. 


 

When to scarify...

Posted: 04/09/2016 at 09:45

Hi all, may I ask how to oversow? I assume you mean scatter grass seed but what do I have to do to prepare the bed? Can I just throw seed down after scarifying or do I have to put a soil base down to allow it to 'take'? Thanks 

Problem with Phlox

Posted: 04/09/2016 at 08:53

I have had a terrible problem with white powdery mildew on my Phlox this year, any idea how to avoid it for next year please? Also, can it spread to nearby plants? as a neighbouring Rose seems to look like it may have it also. 

Moving a Potentilla

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 15:35

Sorry, I forgot to mention it was only planted last year, so not sure if that makes it easier move?

Moving a Potentilla

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 14:42

My Potentilla is currently flowering and looking lovely but I have noticed it is a being a bit overwhelmed by a nearby Nandina. I am guessing now is not a good time to move it, when if at all, should I attempt to find it a bigger spot? Thanks

Rose Food

Posted: 03/07/2016 at 13:23

Hi Lynn, if it is similar to Toprose (which I think it is) then you just sprinkle  28g (1oz) or 1 handful around the base of the plant and 'tickle' in after the first flush of flowers.  Hope this helps.

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Replenish soil

 
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Abutilon potting on

 
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Dwarf runner beans

 
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Metal paint suggestions please

 
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Sowing seeds in seed tray

 
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Do all Roses need pruning?

 
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Composted stable manure

 
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