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Any idea what this is

Posted: 03/09/2017 at 16:01

Viburnum rhytidophyllum. Not that sudden, that's in its second or third year at least.

Mixed hedge diseases

Posted: 03/09/2017 at 14:20

I use the product of the shredder as mulch. It's very good at holding in moisture. You don't want then too soft and well fed,


Mixed hedge diseases

Posted: 03/09/2017 at 11:50
Fairygirl says:

Nothing worse than a depressed viburnum, nut  ....

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 Quite, Fairy. Except maybe a depressed gardener. 

Mixed hedge diseases

Posted: 03/09/2017 at 11:07

I wouldn't worry too much if they're all still alive. All those sick looking leaves will drop soon and you'll get a new lot next year. You can cut off any pits that don't regrow next year.

They're all tough hardy natives which put up with a lot. The V. opulus seems to require more moisture than some in my experience though it doesn't die, just looks depressed.

Botrytis on my baby oak?

Posted: 03/09/2017 at 10:57
fidgetbones says:

It looks like powdery mildew to me. Oaks suck an enormous amount of water out of the soil.

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 and the young growth is very susceptible to mildew.


Posted: 03/09/2017 at 09:52

there's a whole lot in this series, aimed at GCSE level so not too heavy

Call it Plant Biology rather than Botany and you can find stuff that's more accessible to the average person. You can work up to Botany later.

I searched 'Plant Biology GCSE' and lots of stuff came up

Wayfaring shrub?

Posted: 03/09/2017 at 08:29

with a photo I'm sure we can, Mark 

Any ideas what this is?

Posted: 02/09/2017 at 20:15


Help identifying a Weed

Posted: 02/09/2017 at 20:13

Pentaglottis sempervirens, Green Alkanet.

Is this an oak seedling?

Posted: 02/09/2017 at 19:01


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