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Can you help identify these plants please?

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 14:41

That'll teach me to look before pressing submit, I meant plant 1 not 4

Majorie plum tree

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 12:02

Curling leaves seems to be a common problem this year,aphids are the cause.

plums falling off is also common,known as June drop, the tree is shedding excess fruit it can't manage, if your trees are heavily laden it's advisable to remove some anyway, to stop weight damaging the branches and then the  remaining fruit can grow bigger and sweeter.

Can you help identify these plants please?

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 11:40


Plant 4 Hypericum


Plant 5  Cotinus(possibly Grace)  also known as   Smoke Bush

Yellow lawn

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 14:41

The urine has killed the grass,it's like using glyphosate,reseeding or patching with turf is the answer,if your dogs keep peeing on the lawn you should follow them with a watering can and dilute it.

Growing Roses

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 14:30


 Needs feeding regularly to stop the blooms drooping.

Tree identification

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 14:36

Or possibly Hornbeam.

Tomato leaf problem troubleshooting

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 18:01

Can't see any pictures.

Garden hose

Posted: 25/04/2014 at 17:57

I found that Hozelock have 3 different hoses,green,yellow and green/yellow. The green/yellow variety seems to be the best for not tangling or kinking,and obviously the most expensive, and always try to rewind on the spool whilst the hose is full and under pressure, then relieve pressure last.

Evergreen Complete 4 in 1

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 15:21

I wouldn't put it on if it's going to rain heavy as it can just wash it away,especially if the lawn is well drained.

The instructions can be a little confusing, if the grass is wet when you apply it can stick to the leaves and cause a little burning.

I try to put it on when the soil is somewhat damp and the wind as dried the grass.

Potato planting

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 13:21

For second Early I opt for Kestrel and Charlotte. Kestrel can be treated as a main crop and will produce some quite large tubers,ideal for baking and store very well.  Charlotte will store but tends to lose it's flavour over time.

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