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Mahonia leaves turning brown

Posted: 25/04/2013 at 13:43


we have a large well established Mahonia in the garden that has started turning brown in the past week weeks, any idea of possible causes (and of course treatments)

Wood to use for raised veg beds

Posted: 02/04/2013 at 12:48

I used some decking boards that were in a clearance sale, then bought 4 fence posts which I cut down. Looks much better than I (or more importantly my good wife) thought.

Plants from cuttings

Posted: 26/03/2013 at 12:33

Any idea for Rosemary?


Cheap seeds

Posted: 27/02/2013 at 18:44

not seeds but lots of cheap fruit trees, fruit canes, flower baulbs etc at Aldi. I think that raspberry canes were only about £1.79. 

DT Brown Seeds Ltd

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 14:36

I had an issue withvery  late delivery of onions last year, however, the customer service was excellent. I was kept informed on a regular basis via email and was given a selection of free leek and onion plantlets as compensation

so although I had an issue I was happy with the way it was managed

Overwintered failures

Posted: 08/02/2013 at 13:31

I had the same experience with garlic, November sowings have always worked well for me but this nothing appeared to have grown so I was expecting to be re-sowing in the next week or so only to discover that the vast maj have now broken through and appear to growing well


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