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Latest posts by Swedboy

Pruning a Broom

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 20:41

That is quite a good idea. Thanks for that.

Pruning a Broom

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 13:00
Thanks. I'll wait until after flowering so I get the full display.

Pruning a Broom

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 23:14
Oh good. Is the best time to do this after flowering too? Do I need to dress the wound afterwards with wax or something or just leave it?

Pruning a Broom

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 22:33

I really need to cut off one of the main stems as it is hanging way outside the border. Would it take that or could that stress it to death?

Recommend me a plant

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 21:31

Ha ha ha.Not sure you would like to be buried to your ankles in my border year around!

Pruning a Broom

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 21:23

Can you prune them quite hard? I have one that was in my garden when I moved in (There were three to start with but I gave two away) and it is starting to spill over border too much. If I would chop off the branch that is in the way, am I likey to harm the plant or will it resprout from the cut off point. My memory tells me they don't like being transplanted and dont take well to pruning. The flowers are red orange if that is of any help.

Recommend me a plant

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 21:20

I have ten quid to squander at T&M due to them sending me the wrong plant and I need some insperation. I think the garden is norhwest facing ( I get the sun comming in about 10 in the morning and then it moves around the garden which is walled. I do like climbers and scented plants. I don't really thing I can add another climber since I have a grapevine, 4 clematis, a honeysuckle and a Zephyrine Droughin.

Any good ideas for what to squander this money on???

Is this really a Magnolia Red Lucky?

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 20:30

YES! Only problem now is that I don't really know where to plant it. Luxury problem!

Is this really a Magnolia Red Lucky?

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 20:08

Got an email from the on Monday and they are sending me a new one plus an e-voucher for ten quid. Now I need to figure out what to squander that on. Pity you cant use it for postage and package.

savingfrost damaged old roses

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 20:06

What seems to have happened to my sisters roses is that the snow have borken the main stems rather than they being frost damaged so there might be more hope for them than I thought.

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