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Robinia Tree problems...

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 19:43


A rubbish photo! But its planted now

Only a little specimen but fingers crossed it hangs in there! I wonder if these problems are to do with the extream weather we've had over the last few years as to why they're all struggling and dying back? I noticed a garden near to us have a huge one with lots of bare branches to the top. I wish we had known about the Gleditsia, My husband want's to plant one of those too! I think that may be one tree to much though!

What did you do in your garden today?

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 09:38

oh Sounds like I'm not the only one who detests overgrown ivy... well I'm about to head into the garden today to dig up the robinia frisia that I planted last year and has given up the ghost! and to plant a new one. then I'll mow the lawn and hope this sea fret burns back to reveal the blue stuff! Happy Gardening

Newbie Introductions

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 09:30

ha haa 'Apples and Pears', 'Apples and Pears'...thats the only cockney language I know  I'm south of Gateshead - Teesside.

Thanks for the welcome peeps

Robinia Tree problems...

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 09:24

Thanks for the speedy response. I thought that maybe if I removed the old soil when I dig the old tree up that, that might be ok   I've purchased some mycorrhizal fungi to use at the roots of the new one, hope this one survives and establishes pretty soon.

Robinia Tree problems...

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 09:04

I'm bumping this thread because I need to plant my tree! can anyone tell me if it would be safe to plant it where I planted one last year which has now died?

Newbie Introductions

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 20:27

Thanks for the welcome guys, My tulips have just gone over, some never surfaced at all but I put that down to the amount of rain last year I think they may have turned to mush in the ground . I too have only just sorted my hanging baskets but they are coming on a treat. look forward to learning lots and hopefully sharing lots too.

Robinia Tree problems...

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 15:50

mmmm Already bought the robinia! I really would like to know if its safe to plant it where the last one was? Anyone?

Newbie Introductions

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 14:27

Hi all I'm new to the forum, couldn't see anywhere to do introductions so created this thread. (hope the moderators don't mind)

So Hi again I'm Denise aka Rodgy-dodge, I live in the North east of england where I think we're about 4 weeks behind in the gardening season than anywhere else in the uk, this week however we've had quite a splendid 3 days of good sunny weather lets hope it lasts. I'd just like to say also that Having watched Gardeners World on TV since the 80's I don't think half an hour each Friday is enough! Pleeaase can we have it back on for an hour?

Robinia Tree problems...

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 14:17

we bought one of these lovely trees last year to celebrate my husbands 50th birthday, however not long after planting it it showed signs of decline and alas it never came back this year. We've just bought another and the same as Gardening Gal I was wondering is it safe to plant in the same spot?

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