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Latest posts by pinkpeony

BARE ROOT ROSES

Posted: 26/11/2012 at 12:50

I have two bare root roses -  one standard, one climber, delivered a couple of days ago.  Due to weather/ground conditions I'm unable to plant them; I'm told that if planting has to be delayed until the Spring I can leave the trees in a tub of water in a frost free environment - could you confirm this is so?  Also any further advice on keeping them 'safe' would be welcome.   I have little knowledge of growing or caring for roses.

Thank you.

VIBURNUM TINUS 'EVE PRICE'

Posted: 08/11/2012 at 10:04

Chris7  - thank you.  I used Provado following advice from this forum on how to treat an ailing pyracantha and it worked well - so let's hope for similar results with the viburnum.

Thanks again.

 

 

 

VIBURNUM TINUS 'EVE PRICE'

Posted: 06/11/2012 at 10:26

Thank you all for your replies - the viburnum was planted earlier this year and has grown really well and looks good in its pot -  I'll remove the damaged leaves, keep a close eye on things and treat in Spring,   May I ask again what I should use to treat it?

Thanks

VIBURNUM TINUS 'EVE PRICE'

Posted: 05/11/2012 at 13:04

I have this plant growing well in a large container and this morning I've noticed leaf damage which I think (judging by internet pics.) is the work of the adult viburnum beetle - don't see any larvae or any other signs of activity.   Should I remove the damaged leaves  (not too many at the moment) and spray the plant and if so, what should I use?    Your advice as always would be appreciated.

Thank you

LAWN DAMAGE

Posted: 09/10/2012 at 09:34

Christopher2 - many thanks.  The lawn was well watered after treatment and we had a day of rain; dilution was as per pack directions.  I'll rake the lawn and re-treat.

 

Thanks again

LAWN DAMAGE

Posted: 08/10/2012 at 11:46

I posted recently about bird damage to my lawn and  chafer grub was/is the culprit.  I treated the lawn with the recommended lawn grub killer and now two weeks on the birds are still active and the grubs still alive; am I being impatient in expecting the treatment to work in two weeks?   I shall give the lawn another treatment - my question is  about the dozens of small holes in the lawn; in your experience will the lawn recover by itself  when the problem is sorted.,,,,,although I understand the grubs eat the roots so I guess some reseeding will be necessary - your advice on  how best  to proceed would be appreciated.  I have little or no knowledge of lawn care save mowing, although I have scarified the lawn in an attempt to make things a little better (or worse maybe).

Many thanks.

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 18/09/2012 at 14:53

Update - have dug some turf from the lawn and.... chafer grub!

Thanks again forall the advice.

 

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 18/09/2012 at 09:31

Christopher2 &  sotongeoff - Thank you both again - I notice this morning there is another post on this subject.  Off now to the garden centre to get lawn grub killer.

Appreciate the help and advice on uploading pics via alternative method; still no luck.  My computer skills are about as good as my gardening, not sure what I'd do without advice from this forum....

 

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 17/09/2012 at 18:20

Sotongeoff -still unable to load pic.  

Christopher2  - there are straw patches over the lawn so could the birds be responsible (there are plenty of magpies and crows here)  although the extent of the damage indicates there must be hundreds of 'em!   Tufts of grass, some with soil attached have been lifted and in some places holes have been made - the lawn looks pockmarked....should I treat the lawn in some way or just rake up the mess?  

Thank you both - will keep trying with the photo.

 

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 17/09/2012 at 18:08

Sorry, don't seem to be able to provide photo - will try again.

 

 

Discussions started by pinkpeony

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LAWN SCARE!!

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FUSCHIA 'SUNRAY'

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SALIX 'Flamingo'

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CAMELLIA

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SUPPORT FOR CLIMBERS ON PERGOLA

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