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Saxifrage Problem

Posted: 17/04/2014 at 17:41
Thank you both - I'll take your advice and move them.

Saxifrage Problem

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 19:59
Hi Lyn,
it does look exacly like yours but if left it spreads amd eventually kills the whole plant.
Your garden looks great by the way.

Saxifrage Problem

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 16:54
I planted 40+ Saxifrage plants last year and they've spread to about 16 to 20 inches in diameter producing a fabulous display of flowers this spring. However I've lost 6 or more plants due them turning brown at the centre, spreading and eventually killing the plant. What's causing this ? and what can I do about it ?

Crocus Bulbs

Posted: 04/10/2013 at 12:55

Thanks both,  I'll do as you say.

The pack I bought is multi coloured - may get some more.

Crocus Bulbs

Posted: 04/10/2013 at 12:22

Thank you, but would they grow through the gravel ?

Crocus Bulbs

Posted: 04/10/2013 at 11:50

I've just bought a 50 pack of crocus bulbs. Can I plant in gravel garden ?

The gravel is approx 50mm ( 2 inches ) thick on weed fabric. 

Only other alternative is to plant in containers.

Any advice please ?

Magnolia Problem

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 13:12

I planted a magnolia last autumn ( sorry don't know the name but grows to about 3m and has pink & white blossom ).                                                          It has heardly grown and has only developed 6 - 7 leaves, yellow in colour and edges of leaf turning brown. There doesn't seem to be any new buds developing eiither.                                                                                                                          I've planted it in open ground, in an exposed position in neutral soil.

Any suggestions please ?                                                  

Semperviviums

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 15:22

I am thinking of getting some 'Semperviviums' for my gravel border.

The gravel is approx 50mm ( 2 inches ) thick on weed suppressing fabric.

Would the plants be able to spread ?

Are there any good mail order websites for them ?

Many thanks.

garden furniture

Posted: 11/11/2012 at 21:10

Thank you for the suggestions. I'll look into them.

Any more ideas ?

garden furniture

Posted: 11/11/2012 at 18:36

I've recently bought some wrought iron garden furniture.  What could I put on the feet to protect my timber decking ?

Any suggestions ?

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Discussions started by Stephen Lawrence

Saxifrage Problem

Some Advice Please 
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Last Post: 17/04/2014 at 17:41

Crocus Bulbs

Can I plant in gravel ? 
Replies: 5    Views: 187
Last Post: 04/10/2013 at 12:55

Magnolia Problem

Any suggestions ? 
Replies: 1    Views: 249
Last Post: 19/06/2013 at 13:32

Semperviviums

Advice Please ? 
Replies: 4    Views: 388
Last Post: 10/04/2013 at 18:18

garden furniture

decking protection 
Replies: 5    Views: 686
Last Post: 11/11/2012 at 21:10

Ground Cover

Planting in Gravel 
Replies: 8    Views: 889
Last Post: 04/11/2012 at 13:14

Acer Problem

Any advice please ? 
Replies: 8    Views: 491
Last Post: 23/07/2012 at 23:29

Identify Please ?

Can anyone identify tree/shrub please ? 
Replies: 5    Views: 662
Last Post: 01/06/2012 at 12:09

Identify Please ?

Can anyone identify tree/shrub please ? 
Replies: 10    Views: 783
Last Post: 22/05/2012 at 20:41

Blossom Trees

What bossom trees can I plant ? 
Replies: 19    Views: 1691
Last Post: 15/05/2012 at 23:02

Blossom trees

What blossom trees can I plant ? 
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Last Post: 10/05/2012 at 11:29
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