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Leylandii

Posted: Yesterday at 07:45

Why not? Once the climbers are climbing up them, you won't see the rats' tails!

small trees to form an arch

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 17:46

How about a small laburnum arch? Just don't forget if you have small children that the seeds are poisonous, but children can be taught not to eat things!

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/62292.jpg?width=350

  http://homeguides.sfgate.com/grow-laburnum-arch-52760.html  

 

 

help please as regards my dog

Posted: 17/10/2014 at 07:05

You tell him, CGFI, I for one found the tips given very useful in case I have the same problem one day with my dog. Have noticed on several posts that he's doesn't seem to like animals, dogs and cats in particular!

Tree spinach

Posted: 17/10/2014 at 06:55

Here is some info on it:

http://outofmyshed.co.uk/2013/08/07/tree-spinach-chenopodium-giganteum/

 

Talkback: Plants for dry shade

Posted: 17/10/2014 at 06:47

Have to disagree there, Tetley, I have 5 hydrangeas growing very well between/under a hazel and a huge magnolia. Only have to give them water if it's been dry for several days.

Another caterpiller to ID

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 07:01

What an interesting link, Gardengirl, so much good information!

Folk-lore. Any truth in it?

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 07:09

I enjoyed those two stories, Mike and would say, first one folklore, second one (sadly) true!

Shafted

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 17:27

JPC, have a look on here, there are all sorts of wooden handles

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1/280-5558011-6745439?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=hoe%20handles&sprefix=hoe+handles%2Caps

Dipladenia and tendrils

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 17:14

Chris, I cut mine back by about a 3rd when I bring them into the house, then cut right back in March and repot into fresh compost. Don't forget they need quite a bit of light, so put in a bright place, a conservatory would be ideal.

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