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What is this pest?

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 21:23

And what is under the white sticky stuff isn't an aphid - more like a small maggot with a brown head.  Sorry, I can't supply a photo.  Mags 

What is this pest?

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 21:21

Is wooly aphid sticky?  This stuff is.   Mags 

Plant feed for flowing plants

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 21:18

The experts on gardening progs I listen to on the radio all seem to favour giving flower plants Tomorite once a week, at half recommended strength.  Seems to work well for me.  Not suitable on plants that you are growing for pretty leaves (ie hostas) as it has the wrong nutrients for leaf growth.  Mags 

What is this pest?

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 21:11

There is tiny bits of white sticky stuff appeared on the leaves on an acer.  It seems to have a maggot type thing underneath.  What is it please?  Will Provado help remove it?  Many thanks, Mags 

COSMOS pinching out

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 10:24

That's 3 of you say to pinch out so I'm sure that's the best advice. That's what I will do today then. Thanks, Mags

COSMOS pinching out

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 15:16

I've planted out my dwarf cosmos and they seem to be doing well.  But I didn't pinch the growing shoots out. Should I have done that, and should I do it now?  I've never grown these and it didn't cross my mind!  Thanks, Mags

Pruning a Salix Flamingo

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 15:14

Yes KEF, thanks you.  That's why I was asking about pruning it.  That reason, and it is getting too bit on one side. Mags

Pruning a Salix Flamingo

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 18:44

thanks to you both.  sorry for delay in reply - been away.  mags

Pruning a Salix Flamingo

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 16:57

thanks Dove.  That's the answer I hoped to get! Mags

Camelia query

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 14:31

Thanks Dove - from reading these messageboards I think you know more about gardening than my trying-to-be-helpful neighbour!  So I will leave it as it is.  Mags

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What is this pest?

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COSMOS pinching out

Should they be pinched? 
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Pruning a Salix Flamingo

Am I to late? 
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