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Peony

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 17:31

I planted a peony 3 years ago and it has never flowered. I believe if you plant too deep they never will.

Is it worth trying to move as led to believe they hardly ever survive or will it eventually flower?

Reliable website for ordering bulbs

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 17:40

Hi I have found Jacques Amand brilliant in the UK and are a lovely company to deal with www.livingcolourbulbs,com they will also send a brochure which is really useful their telephone number is 01962 840038

Can someone identify these please

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 21:46

Many thanks just googled and it looks a match also the Veronica sounded familiar as soon as I read it

Perfect

Can someone identify these please

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 21:29

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52856.jpg?width=290&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52855.jpg?width=290&height=350&mode=max

 Hi we bought and planted these around 2 years ago and are now around 5ft we would like to get some more but have lost the description labels. Can anyone please help in naming them.

Identification Please

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 20:06

Hi Mark just googled many thanks it looks like a Tamarix Tetranda looks like a nice addition to the garden

Identification Please

Posted: 11/05/2014 at 19:42

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45487.jpg?width=688&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45486.jpg?width=688&height=350&mode=max

 

Hi we would love information on this beauty if possible, this is the closest we can get hope someone can help, its a lovely pale pink/purple with very delicate leaves 

 

 

Espalier Apples Trees

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 21:33

Thanks Dove have installed some plastic water bottles tonight and will increase the watering

Espalier Apples Trees

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 18:41

Hi PF sorry meant all the infected leaves not all the trees. We were worried the wind would carry the mildew to the pears, which is why we clipped off as much of the infected areas and popped them in the bin...

Dove will try a weekly watering can of liquid seaweed, per tree as well as all the rain we are getting to see if they are suffering water shortage being against the fence.

Its just if they get worse during the summer whether we can replace them in the same soil or if the infection would pass to new plants..?

Espalier Apples Trees

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 22:05

Hi would love to show a pic but its all been taken today by the bin men. We have been monitoring the problem now for a while and its progressed a lot since last year.

http://www.which.co.uk/documents/pdf/apple-powdery-mildew-151462.pdf

This is what we believe it to be but wondered if it would be safe to replace them with new trees in the same spot

 

Espalier Apples Trees

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 18:59

Hi Dove there are no aphids unfortunately  its like a white powdery mildew

Discussions started by StillLearning

Hibiscus

Moving it  
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Red Hot Pokers

Not flowered 
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Peony

To Move or Not to Move  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 17:48

Can someone identify these please

 
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Identification Please

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Espalier Apples Trees

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Advice would be greatfully appreciated

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New Trees

On Line Order Great Trees 
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Herbs

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