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What's this fatty?

Posted: 09/11/2013 at 23:04


What's this fatty?

Posted: 09/11/2013 at 22:55


Found some of these little things hang ard at my dry out begonia's roots when i clear out for the tubers. May i know what are they and are they good to keep or to go far far away?

Thank you

how to tidy up this 'tree'?

Posted: 15/10/2013 at 20:05

thank you for all kind and useful information. yes i have started to cut some sml branches down will do more in the weekend with a proper saw. The mess is much terrible as i thought when the outer layer is gone, the lower branch is almost being 'gravity' and grow towards the field which putting lots of weight on the stone barrier. so need it down asap too.

Just one more thing to ask for suggestion-- is there a quick way to stay privacy screen out from main road's street light /public view but still get some  sunshine at day time to my flower plot? --as you can see from the pic below jz in front of the tree, also there are 2 big nice tree nx door blocked the sunshine for half of the day at this time of the year




Old sick apple tree?

Posted: 15/10/2013 at 19:37

 for all help and advice

  for happy gardeners no more

this thread is closed plz no more further post and reply

Thank you

Old sick apple tree?

Posted: 14/10/2013 at 13:46



 Really appreaciated with all responces. here are some more photos that i took during summer, where the leaves & fruits still young. as you all can see the leaves didn't go healthy at all, well at my view. So plz kindly share your view thank you!!!

how to tidy up this 'tree'?

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 23:40


not sure what's the name of the green tree but i'm sure experiance gardeners here could jz tell by a glance.

It's going quite wild now as we dont know how to trim it or cut it down to properly shape it so it actually destroying our neighbour's fence.

Please help and give us some suggestion or advise. thank you


p/s:I wont wanna cut  it too much as i know it has been housing some birds deep in the center.


 (only able to upload this photo despite an hour trying. will try again tomorow if needed thank you)

Old sick apple tree?

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 23:00


We had am apple tree from our rented house owner, not sure about the name of the apple its green quite rough screen definately not sweet dessert apple or bramley.

It was doing alright at the first year we move in but getting worse after i clear around the base which is weeded. i have attached a few photos here please advise on tidying prunning or maybe cure it if possible so it comes back to green and healthy again.



 Thank you



Thank you


greenhouse set up

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 16:18

thank you Bob, dats an interesting tips

greenhouse set up

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 13:55

lovely for all replies. Yes Clueless Gardener gets what i mean. Its a PE? cover greenhouse which i can only affort at our rented house.

so weedproof membrane then gravel it is.

Thank you all once again!! i willl definately watch the temperature.


greenhouse set up

Posted: 08/09/2013 at 20:45

Dear all,

I've planned to get a new greenshouse, which is the PE cover with DIY staging that sold in Wilko, also a 3ftx3ft coldframe to overwinter my newly potted plants. just a question before I can set both up--should it be gravel first then poly cover as the base to cut off weeds, or the other way round? I'm just wonder if i put poly cloth as base will the enclosed enviroment gets too condensed with trap water, also there might be slugs & snails's best hibernate places??

Thank you for all advise


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