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ZANTEDESCHIA Aethiopica

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 10:11

I've been given 3 bulbs and would iike to grow them in a pot 16in dia.- will the pot take all three?  I have no instructions on planting depth/distance apart.  Can I leave them in the pot from year to year?   Your advice, please

Many thanks

SALIX 'Flamingo'

Posted: 26/02/2013 at 11:41

Verdun - thanks for your reply.   The tree looks pretty healthy at the moment, I'll take your advice and remove any dead shoots to maintain the shape.

Thanks again.

BARE ROOT ROSES

Posted: 28/11/2012 at 11:36

Pots and compost ready for the roses - thank you all once again .

Rose lady, thank you  - the roses were chosen for specific places in the garden so they'll be planted out when the time comes.  If I'm successful with these two then perhaps I'll try more........

 

BARE ROOT ROSES

Posted: 26/11/2012 at 13:44

Even with my limited knowledge, I thought keeping them in water was strange advice which is why I asked the experts!   I do have some large flowerpots both plastic and clay which would accommodate these roses and will visit the garden centre for some suitable compost.  They can live in a sheltered spot at the rear of the garage until I can get them planted.

Thank you all very much.

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.

Discussions started by pinkpeony

PAMPAS GRASS REMOVAL

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Could this be clematis wilt? 
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ROSES

PREPARATION 
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ROSES

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AGAPANTHUS 
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ROUND UP GEL

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ROUND UP GEL

BINDWEED IN PAMPAS GRASS 
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ZANTEDESCHIA Aethiopica

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Last Post: 22/03/2013 at 13:15

BARE ROOT ROSES

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VIBURNUM TINUS 'EVE PRICE'

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LAWN DAMAGE

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LAWN SCARE!!

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Last Post: 18/09/2012 at 21:05

FUSCHIA 'SUNRAY'

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Last Post: 17/09/2012 at 18:55

SALIX 'Flamingo'

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