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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 23:47

Ain't going outside for no one..   Not with wild haggis out there. 

Punkdoc it's a horror show.....you in just those socks, a torch and my flattened hellebores 

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 21:27

Interesting viewing David 

A new hedge

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 21:24

Euonymous aureus is a nice evergreen hedge.  Also Lonicera nitida Baggesons gold.

Holly is wildlife friendly.

I too would rip out that Leylandii ....they really want to grow as,large as possible so resent any belated treatments. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 21:19

Kept them open.....hee hee hee 

Bamboo

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 21:14

Philippa, yes.  Euphorbia griffithi, a lovely variety with beautiful red tinged foliage, became a nightmare popping up everywhere.  Artemisia limelight is even worse. 

Invasive plants are now banned here and new ones are always checked for such temdencies

Also a relative nightmare ..........pampas grass.  Thug like,sharp edged and over rated and under controlled generally.

Another relative nightmare .....my cousin. 

Bamboo

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 21:11

Philippa, yes.  Euphorbia griffithi, a lovely variety with beautiful red tinged foliage, became a nightmare popping up everywhere.  Artemisia limelight is even worse. 

Invasive plants are now banned here and new ones are always checked for such temdencies

Also a relative nightmare ..........pampas grass.  Thug like,sharp edged and over rated and under controlled generally.

Anti fungal help

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 21:00

Red,

Hygiene is the key word.  Clean fresh compost, sterilised pots, and good aeration with good  spacingshould be enough to provide healthy cuttimgs and plants.

Vine weevil evil :-(

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 20:54

Jess, yes for, perennials like Heucheras dig them up now, wash off the roots etc and make sure no eggs or larvae etc. Remain.  Then excavate the soil and remove to a tray or box and kill the grubs you see or spread out for the birds.  Use fresh soil to replant Heuchera. 

However, I do use Provado AND nematodes.  Provado during the autumn and nematodes in spring and summer.  Works for me.  

......the good guys

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 17:46

Did you go for the dark green one Mark?  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 17:44

Dove, never knew you looked like that.....and you've retired too.  Gosh that's impressive 

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Associating hydrangea limelight,

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Preposterous question....

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It's a big worry......

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What's left for us to grow?

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Meany or being careful !

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Clocks go forward tonight

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Why am I so special,to,the forum?

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