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Growing Veg year on year

Posted: Yesterday at 16:49

no brassica's are a one shot thing, most vegetables are, apart from the things like asparagus or artichokes

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 20/03/2017 at 12:17

t-shirt weather yesterday, they're saying  snow tomorrow night, that spring for you!

what are these

Posted: 20/03/2017 at 11:12

until the first true leaves come out it could be a multitude of things

April Speciality Walks At ickworth

Posted: 20/03/2017 at 11:11

if anyone is interested i'll be doing four wild food walks at Preston Park in Stockton-On-Tees the weekend of the 22nd/23rd April, one on the morning and one on the afternoon.

Tree that can flourish in dry shade in the middle of a hedge

Posted: 20/03/2017 at 10:59

you would have to remove the stump first before you can plant in the same place, once that's been done most trees will grow in that situation, you just need to decide how big you want it to end up, I would also cut the privet back for a few years to allow the tree to settle in

Lonicerca hedge

Posted: 20/03/2017 at 08:48

hack it to the knees and you'll be surprised how quick it grows back, best to do it know, waiting any longer and you risk disturbing nesting birds.

Advice on pruning a large fig tree

Posted: 17/03/2017 at 12:38

you can reduce the crown significantly in size, cut back to where there are branches - don't leave stumps as they can be the source of infection.

Thin the crown out by removing 1/3 of the branches equally and don't get the sap on your skin as it'll give you a nasty rash

Spanish bluebell takeover

Posted: 14/03/2017 at 09:40

if its a large area I would recommend spraying with weed killer, digging out you'll still get them coming up as you'll always miss some.

Rhododendron leaves turning brown

Posted: 09/03/2017 at 13:21

might be Phytophthora? it really likes to kill Rhodies, you need to find out if it is as its highly infectious and all the material will need removing and burning

Hedge Pruning Advice

Posted: 09/03/2017 at 09:19

I agree, halfway up your fence give them a chop, they'll stick a load of new growth out this year, it might even get to the top of the fence. now is the time to cut it so it gets off to a good start

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