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Hebe Help!!

Posted: 23/06/2012 at 15:48

Thanks....taken dead wood out looks better already

Hebe Help!!

Posted: 23/06/2012 at 15:07

One more question...how about the dead branches there are loads that arnt doing anything they have no leaf etc would it be ok to cut these right down?

Hebe Help!!

Posted: 23/06/2012 at 14:53

Thanks you have both confirmed what i want to do thanks i am going to cut to about 2 foot where its lovely and bushy,then after its flowered see how it goes then maybe cut right back later on thanks

 

Hebe Help!!

Posted: 23/06/2012 at 13:33

Hi i needsome advice on a very large messy hebe....I moved to the house am in now and there are some lovely shrubs etc planted one being a hebe dark green leaves purple flowers...well its completely gone wild i dont know when or if its been pruned ever and its lovely until about 2 foot up when its just stalk then on top of stalk about 4-5 foot up there are some more lovely leaves/flowers so i have about 2 foot of scraggly mess...What i am after is some advice what to do...Can i cut it back hard to reshape etc as all the main branches are tangled and crossing too or should i just cut the stalky bits taking it back to about 2 foot let it try again or just leave?Also when should i do this as ive been told not to touch it as its flowering but it looks awfull!!Thanks

Slugs,Snails,Dogs & Young kids??

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 17:32

loads of ideas thank you We have a bonfire pile which am hoping will attract a hedgehog as we cant have a bonfire coz of all the rain its getter bigger and bigger,thinking of boarding it off and turning it into compost heap now!

Broccoli

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 16:36

Oh didnt know that about the side shoots!Ok thank you

Slugs,Snails,Dogs & Young kids??

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 16:35

Yes that could be the most effective i think..off to the garden center then for supplies!

All year round??

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 16:34

Can i grow in my plot/allotment all year round or should there be a break so i can sort it all out only asking as my dad says i should stop for winter then end of winter dig over fertilise etc...i was hoping to use all year round

Slugs,Snails,Dogs & Young kids??

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 16:32

pigeons & blackbirds & recently caught the squirrels in my strawberries grrr

Slugs,Snails,Dogs & Young kids??

Posted: 16/06/2012 at 16:29

Oh yes beer traps could try that(and hope the dogs dont drink it lol)I have allsorts cabbage sprouts seem to be worst affected

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Hebe Help!!

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All year round??

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Broccoli

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Slugs,Snails,Dogs & Young kids??

Need a natural remedy 
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