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Pruning Large Woody Lavender

Posted: 30/12/2014 at 00:26

Ha ha Woody. 

What is wrong with my Clematis??

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 19:03

It's prob just doing it's thing at this time of the year.  I would wrap the pot though.

Helleborus Washfield Queen

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 17:57

Victoria, ring them again and say it's not what you ordered.     Re affirm your disappointment and ask what they are prepared to do about it.  You have nothing to lose by speaking up and everything to gain.  If you don't get satisfaction ask to speak to the manager and, failing that, say there is a thread on a popular garden forum re plant suppliers and growers.  

Never yet have I failed to get replacememt, reimbursement, etc from any purchase I have made. Its just a case of standing your ground.

My poor philadelphus

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 17:46

No wouldn't splint it rosemummy but agree with others that you cut back to remove the damaged limb,  I would be inclined to remove it at the base or as near as damn it. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 17:42

That's bad news Punkdoc.  Hopefully you can recover some of the shrubs and insurance will cover the gh.  Maybe go for something better?  Don't get your snow here......oops!  Tempting fate .........but do get plenty of rain and last year it did plenty of damage to roads and environment.  It's just ...weather wise.....the darkest time of winter but countdown already towards spring has begun 

hope you don't let this episode drag you down 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 17:34

Philippa just read your post.  Feel so much sympathy for you.  Could you talk to your neighbours with a view to minimising damage in the future although the son sounds like a loser to me.  Talk to them about your claim on their insurance......inform your own insurance company and ask their advice.

perhaps someone would like the fallen wood?  Free for taking away?  

Dont let your neighbours think you will accept their irresponsibility 

Pruning Large Woody Lavender

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 17:23

Lavender, if not pruned annually, will get leggy and Woody.  Never sensible to cut into old lavender wood.  So, Hardya, I would buy young lavender plants in the spring and grow them on until your existing lavendar has finished flowering.  Then take them (old lavendars) out, replenish soil slightly and add fertiliser and plant out your replacements

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 15:52

hic hic hic......wot ya shayin?

Dilemma........wot to choose?

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 07:49

Stockbridge Arrow for me is best rhubarb. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/12/2014 at 07:46

Mmmmmmmmorning fffffffffolks .  Freezing this morning.   Just here it may be just above but most of Cornwall is -2 to -4.    A beautiful day in prospect though 

and its dark.  Taking my dog in a mo and then off to clean niece's flat.....yippee!  And her ex partner's mother will be there too so its likely to be a tense affair.  

Have good day everyone ....keep warm 

Discussions started by Verdun

Been knipped.......

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There's orangey........

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Flabbergasted....thought I would have a heart attack

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Oh no.....not again...

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Last Post: 16/05/2015 at 11:45

Oh eck!

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Last Post: 13/05/2015 at 21:56

I love the Royals......

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Oh dear oh dear,,oh dear......

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Best herbaceous foliage

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Am I grumpy cos.....

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Last Post: 17/04/2015 at 10:16

Come in Artjak...your time is up

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Last Post: 09/04/2015 at 20:13

Hey! Looking good

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Last Post: 02/04/2015 at 17:56

Contrast or clash; complement and safe

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Last Post: 02/04/2015 at 19:04

a good turn needs to be considered......

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Last Post: 05/04/2015 at 19:38

Serious reminder folks....

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Last Post: 25/03/2015 at 19:45

Smog going to get us?

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