Latest posts by Verdun

New privet hedge

Posted: 26/10/2013 at 00:11

Of course you can Fairy.  Ligustrum Ficus elasticis Aureum.....the yellow leaved privet that's used for extracting rubber here in Cornwall.  Between Tomfoolin and Drekkly Town south of the river Tamar near Alrightareeorno rubber has been made there for centuries...well, sInce early 1900's anyway. We learn something every day Fairy 

Oh, I do go to specsavers.....I bumped into someone there only the other day 

Serious! Really

Posted: 25/10/2013 at 23:52


Posted: 25/10/2013 at 22:54

Night woody

Serious! Really

Posted: 25/10/2013 at 22:52

Haha woody.  Mission accomplished then 

Would be interested in a thread about alpines and you're the main man.......?


Posted: 25/10/2013 at 22:45

4th panda, cutting it back ruthlessly will generate suckers all over the place as bob said.  Not sure about trying to dig it up if it's been there for few years....I think it will generate suckers too.  If in an area on its own I would spray with super strength  glyphosate.  Watch out for suckers and spray them when seen.  You will have to leave this now until spring


Posted: 25/10/2013 at 22:37

Good luck carmic 

Remembrance Sunday

Posted: 25/10/2013 at 22:35

The sentiments expressed here show we are all the same...emotional, sad, regretful and respecful for those no longer with us.


Posted: 25/10/2013 at 20:55 iPad wants to type in Carmichael. So sorry about that.

I meant only that if you could dig deeper, break up the soil a little deeper, you could then dig in some manure, etc  into that layer.  If possible I think that would be preferable to bringing in top soil 

Clearly you are not afraid of hard work so whatever you do I'm sure it will work just fine

Verbena bonariensis. Can it be moved?

Posted: 25/10/2013 at 20:49

I always dig up my flowered plants and chuck them out.  But, that's because I have plenty of seedlings that have grown.  Seedlings about 3 to 9" high can be carefully potted up.  I pInch them back and leave them outside but in cold areas you can take them inside a GH.  

Serious! Really

Posted: 25/10/2013 at 20:45

Lily.  Thats the idea.  "I've got a song that'll get on your nerves, get on your nerves, get on your nerves......".  Ha ha 

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