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Star Jasmine (Trachelospermun)

Posted: 13/02/2015 at 15:55

hi have had asuccesful one for 4 yrs now ( including house move) mine was in the open trailed up a fence. i followed instructsions which were prune by 2/3rds first year , 1/3 second year. it now is up against s/e wall jst had its annual prune & is 11ft tall with an 8ft width.flowers abundently & smells divine. so after all that izzybusy yes buy more! simply seeds plants/blooming direct have a generous offer (if you can wait for 2rs growth)

Talkback: How to plant long-cane raspberries

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 15:38

yes lucky boy

there are 24 autumn canes & 12 summer

found 2 grapevines as well however i no what to do with those & feb is the month to prune them back

countless foxgloves,forget me nots & on the corner smoothered in grass 5x old old carmations!!!

Talkback: How to plant long-cane raspberries

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 09:18

thank you all for your help.ive obviously been lucky to obtain this plot.there are three trees there that have been espaliered.im hoping they will give themselves away in blossom/spring.

again thank you.no doubt i will need you again.

Talkback: How to grow redcurrants

Posted: 27/02/2014 at 09:11

thank you will do

Talkback: How to plant long-cane raspberries

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 15:18

havent explained properly

have acquired an allotment with them allready in situ.they are all 6ft high,lots of canes per plant but look spindly.had a quick look again & there seems to be no buds etc on them

Talkback: How to plant long-cane raspberries

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 12:25
again have acquired 30+raspberry canes.do i leave them to grow to establish what they are i:e early middle or late cropping.or prune them hard & take it from there.there are several canes per plant

Talkback: How to grow redcurrants

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 12:19
have acquired an allotment with 10 substantial redcurrant rovada.when & how do i prune them?

Help Overwintering Geraniums - rotting??

Posted: 11/12/2013 at 12:46

have taken cuttings of them all. like my penstemon cuttings they have a stem fungi

Help Overwintering Geraniums - rotting??

Posted: 10/12/2013 at 15:38

i have same dilema. have mine in outhouse which is frost free. my pelargoniums are too big for indoors, guess we have nothing to lose by leaving them!!

Talkback: Succulent success

Posted: 05/12/2013 at 13:23

thank you all 

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Talkback: How to plant long-cane raspberries

again have acquired 30+raspberry canes.do i leave them to grow to establish what they are i:e early middle or late cropping.or prune them ha... 
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Talkback: How to grow redcurrants

have acquired an allotment with 10 substantial redcurrant rovada.when & how do i prune them? 
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