Verdun


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sumac--help-

Posted: 02/03/2016 at 07:33

Marion

this is a naturally suckering tree anyway but cutting it back simply makes it go haywire as you have now discovered.

every shoot you see needs to be sprayed with strong stength glyphosate but not in the lawn.  In the lawn a combination of lawn weedkiller and mowing....I would use secateurs or scissors to cut every shoot seen to ground level and do this as often as you can.

this is definitely not a plant for the garden.  Never be tempted even by its brilliant red/yellow/ orange leaves in autumn 

Unhealthy looking Picea Pungens Blue Diamond

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 18:37

Pieris needs acid soil too.  It's the lime in the soil....lime tends to permeate throughout any acid compost. adding ericaceous compost is not enough.

a ph test will determine if your soil is acid or alkaline. cheap enough test kit but essential to know what soil you have somapop 

you could plunge an acid lover in the soil if in a pot though 

Personal Profiles.

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 18:21

IT'S MY BIRTHDAY....PART TWO

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 18:20

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LYN's DAD 

Personal Profiles.

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 18:17

Hosta??  I am shocked by your remark.

besides, that's my bottom being treated....er spanked 

Miscanthus losing clumps?

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 18:13

"Stems the width of pencils". Sounds like the old stalks on gigantea.  Thst's exactly what they look like right now 

Jurassic plants

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 18:10

.....aha!  and with the last word 

Jurassic plants

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:58

Fairy.......we have similar tastes 

Unhealthy looking Picea Pungens Blue Diamond

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:57

Somapop, nothing to lose by trying it in a pot of ericaceous.  It may recover during the spring.  I would also spray with sequestered iron.  If it recovers then you can consider planting it out but test new site first.

ah Dsve!  Great minds 

How best to add nutrients to the allotment

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:53

Bet you're popular Chris 

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