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What type of tree is this?

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 17:53

Must be the magic of the camera, looks fine from here

What type of tree is this?

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 17:08

Does it need pruning? It's tiny. Or is that a trick of the camera.

With conifers if you cut off the green, leaving any leafless stem, that's how it stays. Leaves don't regrow.

wildlife pond

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 16:59

Plant remains, leaves, bud cases and so on, breaking down and releasing whatever it is they have in there. Don't empty, it will sort eventually if you've got a good balance of plants. If the fogs aren't worried you needn't be

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 16:10

You're right Max.

My remark was out of order and I apologise for any offence caused

Laburnum Tree doesnt look too healthy

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 13:57

I'd cut out the dead/sick branches and see what you've got left. Anything without bark, or changes of colour in patches on the bark, (as in pic 2 on the branch coming off the one that goes to the right) has had it.

One of my laburnums has been loosing the odd branch for years but still survives. 

When to move a rambling rose?

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 13:50

I think roses are moved when dormant but I should think you'd get away with moving one that hasn't established yet any time before real spring.

Compare size of rose against size and strength of fence. I've not grown that one


Posted: 14/03/2014 at 13:41

I doubt if you've killed it. Could get 2 growing stems now

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 13:36

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 12:57

That one isn't much of a problem. Just comes in with one unpleasant post then sits back and watches.

I was good a passing exams. My short term memory is good.

Swot up, write down, pass exam, forget.

I know nothing now

The mystery of pH.

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 10:49

Do that David. All these things are of interest to lots of us. I have a hit and miss approach to growing things that could do with some educational input

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