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Today at 13:59
looks like some sort of Cotoneaster
Today at 08:21
I hate shopping, I'll let anybody deliver anything except veg
Yesterday at 09:49
I'd forgotten about that stuff Dove
Local council still had Building Inspectors when we did our roof.
Yesterday at 09:20
looks like lead to me.
3 days ago at 20:38
English Rose, if you click on the name of any forum member the word 'ignore' appears. Try it, you need never see the poster again.
3 days ago at 18:42
That was Englishrose's first comment on the forum,
3 days ago at 18:27
the downside of Prunus spinosa is suckering.
Pyracantha is another option but you wouldn't get the lovely berries if pruned back too hard
3 days ago at 18:06
well said Somerset Gardener
3 days ago at 17:08
Yes, many of us are not entirely new to neglected gardens.
Though mine was never a garden before me so that doesn't count
3 days ago at 16:44
Good idea, but we've all done it
3 days ago at 16:43
now, there's a conversation stopper
3 days ago at 16:42
Which Viburnum is it?
3 days ago at 16:41
It doesn't set the plants back, it sets you back. The plants get well ahead, long and stragly and outgrowing the space before the weather is suitable to plant out. People do it every year and very often have to start again
3 days ago at 11:00
that's not what I'd call restoring. That's destruction and new start
3 days ago at 09:00
Roundup works through the leaves, so would do nothing now.
I can't tell from the photo exactly what you've got there. Has it been used as an allotment previously or is it a new site
3 days ago at 23:28
Is it a very wet site?
3 days ago at 15:10
I have no desire for a pet or a perfect garden.
14 Jan 2018 11:29
could be true hosta. I germinated some seed but progress after that was very slow. I chucked them in year 3, still tiny
14 Jan 2018 10:26
they usually pull off easily but they won't stop bulbs coming through. In nature nobody goes round removing old leaves but plants continue
12 Jan 2018 22:54