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Clematis advice please

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 20:14

Montanas once established can be very vigorous after flowering should be cut back to   a couple buds (on each stem) just above ground level as they will flower on the new growth next year.  

What are these?!

Posted: 22/03/2016 at 20:47

The corms shewn were definitely Crocosmia they have spiked leaves with orange flowers something like a gladiolus but they can be  a overwhelming and need an annual thinning. 

Novice veg grower needing help

Posted: 30/08/2012 at 20:58

It could be cabbage root fly grubs the attack all brassicas you can rings that fit around

the stems of cauliflowersor cabbages to prevent the female fly from lying eggs near the plants hope this helps Mandy

seeds not germinated

Posted: 31/05/2012 at 21:03

I planted some runner beans just 4 to finish of a row, I put them in the G.H. at the end

of April and they did not germinate until this week but now they are doing fine so it

might have been the heat.

Talkback: Ask Adam

Posted: 15/03/2012 at 20:36
Hello Adam, last year I bought a Lemon tree and have had
it the conservatory all winter but the leaves have almost all fallen off, it did try to flower but the buds
never opened properly and are now falling off what have
I done wrong
Peter Richards
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