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Posted: 17/07/2016 at 20:51

I bought a packet of Petunia seeds from the pound shop, they are the tallest ones I have ever seen, they are between 16" and 2' tall and are still getting taller, pink, cerise, purple and white and they smell fantastic, can I save some seed and if so when and how. I have filled 3 large boxes, 3 large and 3 small pots for £1.😁😁😁

Soil or compost in New garden boxes

Posted: 21/03/2016 at 18:34

Meant to say John Innes could work out expensive.

Soil or compost in New garden boxes

Posted: 21/03/2016 at 18:33

That could work out expensive for 4 planters, would I be ok with top soil, compost and a good feed.

Soil or compost in New garden boxes

Posted: 21/03/2016 at 18:23

They are 4' long x 2' deep x 18" wide and I want to plant possibly Hebes, Cordelynes and similar, with some trailing summer bedding around the edges.

Soil or compost in New garden boxes

Posted: 21/03/2016 at 16:00

What do fill new garden boxes with, is it top soil or compost or a mixture of both. Shall I put some fish, blood and bone in when I plant it.

Gravel planting on high water table

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 17:37

HELP  I live in North Wales near the river Dee and my garden is on a high water table, I have struggled for the past four years since moving here to have a decent lawn, last year I got it looking reasonably  decent with a lot of work and lots of new turfed areas, I went to Australia in November for 3 months and returned in February to find that the lawn was a mess again because of all the rain, the new turf was just mud and the rest of the lawn was moss, so I have finally given up and gravelled it. I want to plant into the gravel, Hosta, Astilbis, Cordyline and Hebe's, can I put the Hostas and Astilbis into the gravel and should I put the Cordelines and Hebe's in large plastic pots into the gravel with grit and gravel below them for drainage


Plant Supports for Perennials

Posted: 06/10/2015 at 10:29

Thanks for that????

what is Japanese knot weed and how do i get rid please

Posted: 11/08/2015 at 18:47

Thanks for explaining the rules on knotweed, we are infested with Russian vine which I believe is the same genus as knotweed. I am shocked that it is widely on sale without any warning of the dangers of it, it takes over trees and distorts the branches and invades borders from the other side of our fence

what is Japanese knot weed and how do i get rid please

Posted: 11/08/2015 at 16:25

I have heard that if you are close to farmland you do have to notify the council and there is a hefty fine for not doing so. Don't know if this is true


Posted: 11/08/2015 at 12:49



Please help I have 3 roses in pots they have been in about 3 months and were doing well, now suddenly they have gone brown and brittle and although they are making some new growth and have buds on I am worried that I will lose them, they are watered regularly and have been fed with a general purpose fertiliser

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Clematis a standard rose.

No flowers. 
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Division of large plant 
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Moving roses and shrubs

When can I move roses and shrubs 
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Thank you

Gardening advice 
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Can I overwinter them in a greenhouse 
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Bottle Brush

When can I prune. 
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Very tall Peutunias 
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Soil or compost in New garden boxes

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Gravel planting on high water table

What can I plant 
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My 3 roses are going brrown and brittle 
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Willow trees

What is their root sytem like 
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When to prune 
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Standard Rose and Camelia 
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standard rose pruning

golden wedding 
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Coprosma Pacific Sunset

Has anyone heard of this 
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