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Posted: 25/08/2013 at 11:39

HAHA, I like that


Posted: 25/08/2013 at 11:38

Ha, You never know, some people are that stupid. Thank you for all the advice, I really appreciate it.


Posted: 25/08/2013 at 11:37

Ah I see. I might try and find something thin and clear soit will be harder to see. Thanks for the advice


Posted: 24/08/2013 at 18:54

Sorry it is at the top of a 6ft fence. This site won't let me upload the pic


Posted: 24/08/2013 at 18:46
nutcutlet wrote (see)

Solanum and sollya don't cling, you'll have to weave them in so the size won't matter. Anything a montana can do, Apple Blossom (assuming the clematis) can do as well.

You'll have to watch the sollya, not so competative.

waterbutts says a montana can cover a garage, I'd save that's underestimating it. Ditto armandii (apple blossom)

I have taken up the Sollya as I don't really know what to do with it, It is in a small pot at the moment. I dont want it to get swamped by the other 3 plants.


Posted: 24/08/2013 at 18:44

So is there a chance I may have planted too much for this size trellis? I haven't got the hang of being patient when it comes to gardening, I have the theory that the more you plant the better


Posted: 24/08/2013 at 18:42
waterbutts wrote (see)

Just how big is the trellis? I mean, the montana alone could cover a garage, as one is doing in my garden.

It is about 30 feet long and just over 1 foot high


Posted: 24/08/2013 at 18:28

Ya see I thought about a hole in the fence as there is a really overgrown snicket at the back but our garden is about a foot higher than the snicket and the base of the fence is concrete


Posted: 24/08/2013 at 18:24

Hi, I have made a trellis for our fence hoping to get some of my new plants to attach themselves to it. My concern, although a bit late now, can a trellis be too thick? This one is made out of 50mm x 25mm roofing timbers.

The plants are...

Solanum Laxum 'Album' which I think is on steroids, gone crazy already!

Sollya Heterophylla

Clematis Montana Var. Rubens

Clematis Apple Blossom.

The 2 clematis are new so have not progressed much yet but as I said the Solanum Laxum has grown really fast.

The Sollya Heterophylla looks ok but has not grown one bit so I have put this in a pot as I don't really know what to do with it...

Oh I am very new to all this green fingered lark so forgive me if I have done anything stupid or got the name wrong.




Posted: 24/08/2013 at 18:17


We live in a area surrounded by trees/woodland/fields etc but our garden has one way in and out. Does this mean we will never get hedgehogs?

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