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Clematis and fir trees

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 07:35

Thanks fairygirl, that was my main concern


Clematis and fir trees

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 06:14

They are not leylandi, and absolutely not causing any problems for my neighbour. Ive been in my home 4 yrs now and have hardly grown anymore in that time, not all fir trees are thugs. In fact the one I took the top off hasn't grown higher or thicker. The only issue I see with having a climber meandering its way round is the soil condition from the trees. Thanks for your comments, think I`ll research some more before I make  decision.


Clematis and fir trees

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 18:26

I didn't put them there, inherited when I moved in. They are not leylandi and can be easy kept in check by taking the tops out. Just thought it would be another way of getting a climbing plant in my garden.

What plant is growing in my garden?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 19:20

I get these but just pull em out when I see them, I don't worry to much bout weeds they don't grow in the wrong place to annoy us ( although I expect people will beg to differ lol)

Clematis and fir trees

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 19:13

Hi, I have two fir trees about 6-7ft tall not very wide though, would like to cut them down but have a thing about cutting trees down even fir trees so I was wondering if a clematis would cope with rambling up them. Looking at ones in the group 3 range so it can die back down in the winter. I know I`ll have to give them plenty of food as trees will take quite a bit. Any thoughts on this would be much appreciated.


Apple and plum trees for small garden

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 16:22

Been doing a bit of research and looks like i need rootstock m27 for a good small compact tree. 


Apple and plum trees for small garden

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 11:28

I`m in oxfordshire


Apple and plum trees for small garden

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 10:51

Hi, i would love to grow some fruit trees but i have a very small space available, as most of garden taken up by dogs and kids . I really would like a eating apple not cooking tree and a plum tree can anyone recomend any. Thaml you.

Pumpkins in pots

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 08:20
Thank you, i shall have a look

Pumpkins in pots

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 19:23

Hi I grew some pumpkins last year with some sucess but was wondering if there are any small varities that can be grown in pots?

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