Latest posts by Verdun

Relocating plants

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 16:13

Sorry Dean, no chance with the pieris.  The camelia is a possibility but ???

you should leave them and start with new plants 

Espalier apple trees

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 16:11

Yep, spur bearer and looks like a reliable variety too.  

Time then ...maybe Chicky is right if it is a young tree 

Where are all the ranters?

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 16:09

B3, I am itching....itching to annoy or puzzle...but the shackles are on.    I think the forum was better with banter and fizz.  Feels a slumbering forum right now but maybe this will stir the devil in someone 

Espalier apple trees

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 16:05

Because there may well have been some blossom but not seen.....

i grow several apples and pears and it LOOKS as if it SHOULD be at blossom stage now. 

worth checking if Elstar is definitely a spur bearer....just in case

the other possibility is that, since the tree was already trained....always pays to buy maidens to train year on may be dry at the roots

What's wrong with my rhododendron?

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 15:52

Agree korno, go up to a much bigger....not too big....pot Lena 

Saw this at Brock Hole

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 15:50

Like the Yaks Ladybird. Can only grow in pots but Percy W was always a must have 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 15:45

Wow Wonky....  Makes me feel lazy.

very warm and humid but no real sunshine.  

Just cut grass.....blimey Wonky I feel I need to get out there again.  

Not gardening but haggled a huge reduction on my anti virus (computer) protection....doesn't count though, does it? 

Espalier apple trees

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 15:40

Still my view it is pollination problem.  Certainly not a viral one 

gardener's world

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 13:20

That's not nigel ....he's an imposter.  I am shocked 

What's wrong with my rhododendron?

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 12:50

Use ericaceous JOHN INNES Lena and not the ericaceous mpc.  Makes a big difference 

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