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ROUND UP GEL

Posted: 18/09/2013 at 10:35

Wow, Paula H, Verdun and Fleurisa - thank you for all the information.  I have decided to 'train' the bindweed (there's plenty of it) and then blitz with gel/spray.  My guess is that this will become a new hobby as I have discoverered more bindweed growing through other shrubs all in the same well established and fairly crowded area of the garden.  Only a couple of weeks 'off' and bindweed rules - will it ever go away??

Fleurisa, thanks too  for the  RHS link - I am a relatively new gardener so help and advice from this forum is always welcome.

Thanks again.

ROUND UP GEL

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 16:55
Posted this in the wrong spot i.e. Talkback; so here it is again!

Bindweed from a neighbouring garden has wrapped itself around my pampas grass - I've tried pulling the weed out but its difficult and very unkind to hands and takes forever; my vocabulary has however benefitted from the exercise.   Is Round up gel a good option?   I've not used Round up in any form and would appreciate your advice.

Many thanks,

ROUND UP GEL

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 16:49

Bindweed from a neighbouring garden has wrapped itself around my pampas grass - I've tried pulling the weed out but its difficult and very unkind to hands and takes forever; my vocabulary has however benefitted from the exercise.   Is Round up gel a good option?   I've not used Round up in any form and would appreciate your advice.

Many thanks,

LADY EMMA HAMILTON STANDARD ROSE

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 09:59

Thank you both for your replies - I feel better now!  The rose was chosen for its colour and fragrance both of which have lived up to expectations.  I shall continue with plenty of TLC and hope for improvement.  Thanks again.

LADY EMMA HAMILTON STANDARD ROSE

Posted: 07/07/2013 at 18:11

I planted this new rose in December - it seems healthy enough and has produced several blooms, but they are drooping.  Does anyone know if this is normal for the variety or should I be taking action?  I'm making sure it gets well fed and watered.  Your advice would be appreciated, thank you.

ZANTEDESCHIA Aethiopica

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 14:09

Thank you again, Lyon Greene. Have loads of Growmore so will include some with the compost - as far as moving the container is concerned, know a man with a sack truck!

I appreciate your help with my first attempt at growing these elegant flowers.

ZANTEDESCHIA Aethiopica

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 11:58

Lyon Greene - thank you so much for your reply and for the photos; I'll go ahead with the planting, do you recommend feed of any sort to be added to the compost? The pot will be placed in full sun during the growing season and can be moved under cover during the colder months (don't have a greenhouse but have shed/garage)?

Thanks once again.

 

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........

 

Discussions started by pinkpeony

OSMANTHUS BURKWOODII

Planting Advice 
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GARRYA ELLIPTICA 'James Roof'

RESCUE OR NOT? 
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GARRYA ELLIPTICA 'James Roof'

RESCUE OR NOT? 
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HOSTA 'BLUE ANGEL'

CONTAINER SIZE 
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TREE REMOVAL

USING THE SAWDUST 
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NEW TREE

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Last Post: 22/11/2014 at 14:45

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Re-potting 
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Last Post: 18/09/2014 at 08:51

BOX TREES

RE-POTTING 
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Last Post: 17/09/2014 at 12:32

PAMPAS GRASS REMOVAL

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Last Post: 07/08/2014 at 12:25

CLEMATIS 'REBECCA'

Could this be clematis wilt? 
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Last Post: 11/06/2014 at 13:04

ROSES

PREPARATION 
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Last Post: 16/03/2014 at 12:46

ROSES

PREPARATION 
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Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 12:27

ADVICE ON PLANTING PLEASE

AGAPANTHUS 
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Last Post: 06/03/2014 at 12:01

ROUND UP GEL

BINDWEED IN PAMPAS GRASS 
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Last Post: 18/09/2013 at 10:35

ROUND UP GEL

BINDWEED IN PAMPAS GRASS 
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