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Latest posts by Steve J

When best to remove a leylandii hedge?

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 21:07

Well, you will certainly get a good crop of squirrels if you do!


When best to remove a leylandii hedge?

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 20:14

Very little actually nests in leylandii, the chap who removed ours said that apart from the odd pigeon, he never finds anything in them!

Jeyes fluid uses

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 00:14

It seems, like anti-freeze, to be both palatable and toxic to cats.

Bit Disappointed By Gardeners' World Live This Year

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 00:03

Third year in a row we have been, at least it didn't rain but there were a hell of a lot of exhibitors with nothing to do with food or gardening. Not sure we will go again...

Metal trellis?

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 12:36

It has been on a wooden trellis for ages as it shins over the fence and into our neighbour's pyracanthus!


The wooden trellis was fine until a small incident at the weekend involving the replacement of the fence. Panel behind it was removed easily but the 12" concrete gravel board we were putting in had something to say about the trellis' continued existence...

Metal trellis?

Posted: 02/06/2014 at 10:18
That's an excellent idea. Tis only for a clematis armanii which is evergreen anyway. Is that something I'd find in B&Q..?

Metal trellis?

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 21:13

That seems to be my only solution, google isn't being very helpful!

Metal trellis?

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 21:07

Anyone any ideas where i might find a decent, pretty metal trellis to attach to a fence? Downside is that I want it wide enough to attach between two concrete fence posts...

Who pays for Things

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 20:03

I'm scared the BBC might write to me and make me get out in the rain like Monty has to!

Any problems with my choisya?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 08:43

I planted mine three years ago and yesterday I saw my first flowers!

Discussions started by Steve J

I'm digging a pond by hand...

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Last Post: Yesterday at 08:59

Bit Disappointed By Gardeners' World Live This Year

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Last Post: 13/06/2014 at 17:52

Metal trellis?

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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 12:36

Greenhouses, Planning Rules and Boundaries...

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Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 19:26

Buying Garden Land

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Last Post: 09/09/2013 at 09:09

10/10 for Persistence!

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Last Post: 17/02/2013 at 23:14

Vine Wires

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Last Post: 17/02/2013 at 14:47

Hurry up and start spring for goodness' sake!

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Last Post: 02/02/2013 at 12:07

This month's GW mag freebie

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Last Post: 30/12/2012 at 15:11

Any idea what this fruit is?

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Last Post: 17/09/2012 at 05:47

Combi shed-greenhouses

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