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Latest posts by SwissSue

show us your garden

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 05:56

Lovely garden Diddy, but boy am I glad it's you that has to water all those pots and not me!

Harvest Mites - nasty little critters

Posted: 15/09/2013 at 18:08

Maybe if you could cut the weeds down, harvest mites like long grass and weeds. They are less likely to be in the shrubs or trees. My OH gets eaten alive by the little b****rs if he walks in long grass in late summer! They don't seem to like me though!

unidentified plant

Posted: 14/09/2013 at 19:50

Might be camomile.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/31067.jpg?width=267&height=350&mode=max

 

Cotoneaster causing concern!

Posted: 13/09/2013 at 18:31

If it is fireblight and there are any pear trees in your garden or in the vicinity, get rid of the whole plant fast, as it will spread to them!

Whats the difference,Fresh or green.

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 18:20

I've been reading this manure thread with interest and have learnt a lot, but who, pray, is Marty Mower?

Privets that wont grow

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 18:01

Here is your picture right side up, can't help you with the hedge though!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/30930.jpg?width=204&height=272&mode=max

 

Plant ID

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 17:53

My "invasive" white one grows between two large trees which take the nourishment from everything else I've tried to grow there, plus the shade, so I'm very happy for them to be there. If they spread too far out, I just give the new seedlings a quick spray of glyphosate with a hand sprayer. The pink ones in another border havn't spread, just two nice big clumps. I love them too.

Moans about GW

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 12:15

Why don't you all send your comments/requests to the BBC directly? If enough people complain they might have a think about it!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/commissioning/tv/pitching-ideas/ideas-from-the-public.shtml

 

Buddleja davidii

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 12:07

I have 3 Buddleia Buzz in 3 colours which I have planted very close together. As they grow they should look like one bush (I hope). This was suggested by the supplier. They are from Thompson & Morgan but I bought them in Germany.

Has anyone grown Pixie clematis

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 09:58

http://www.taylorsclematis.co.uk/clematis-pixie.html

A scented one!

http://www.taylorsclematis.co.uk/clematis-fragrant-oberon.html

 

 

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A rose by any other name ,,,,,,,,,,

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The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it? 
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