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Help with Alpines

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 21:41

Hi Gemma,

How are the engineering bricks arranged, are they on the ground or built into a wall? and are they cemented  or will they be draining through the base of the hole. Engineering bricks are very dense and sharp edged bricks but if you can get plants established that will soften the look

Honeysuckle losing leaves

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 21:32

That's pretty amazing for a clay soil supernoodle. I'm only just up the road (Cambs). The only dry bit heer is under a willow where theres more dust and rubbish than soil. 

Honeysuckle losing leaves

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 20:03

The different shapes of leaf are normal for the plant

Are you watering it now? Nothing needs watering now, there's no way the soil could be dry. Watering and feeding before growth starts is too much for a plant to deal with

I can see a droopy shoot,  suggests drowning to me. I'd leave it alone and let it recover

trying to identify this shrub, have tried with two pictures, hope it helps

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 18:50

I think it could any number of things. The leaves or a good close up of the emerging  leaves would help

can someone please help me identify this plant :)

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 18:32

A bit more advanced over there

trying to identify this shrub, have tried with two pictures, hope it helps

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 18:03

Those leaves should have developed a bit more by now, give us more of a chance

Bay Tree trouble

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 17:23

They get this, I can't see Penny's photo very clearly but thy don't looked curled under to me.


Bay Tree trouble

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 16:47

lacewings are the good guys

Do leaf miners go for bay?


Posted: 07/04/2014 at 15:53

and more time picking and squidging

Digital Edition access for Paper Subscribers

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 15:14

It's OK out here in the wilderness though.

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