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Bamboo Problem

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 08:40

Morning jojo

Try to dig as much as you can though.

( even a "miniature" bamboo will cause problems)

Use,super strength glyphosate......b & q stock it......and spray ASAP and again and again on any new shoots you see. You can spray up till September

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 08:36

Morning everyone

Not sure if this will post

Very heavy rain...lots of it too.  Compensating by eating my own blueberries in porridge.  Dlishush!

Very warm and humid though and the afternoon is supposed to be good

 

TO PRUNE BUT????

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 23:29

Sorry smokin I agree with fidget on this one.

Non flowering penstemons

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 23:23

Penstemons are at their best in their first and second years then deteriorate.  So cuttings should be regularly taken

Hi

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 23:21

Welcome mike.  Been a couple of days now where the forum is experiencing some technical probs but all will no doubt be sorted soon

Bargain corner plants

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 11:24

daisyheadcase

what a clever girl you are.  i never see these bargains.  I have an image of you wearing a hat with a giant daisy on a stalk on top........

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 11:22

tina, penstemon cuttings are as easy as ....cake!  non flowering shoots low down and at least 3" long.  in pot of mpc plus perlite around the edge. three bits of cane higher than the cuttings are and pop polythene bag over it, elastic band, shade and, hey presto, in 3 weeks or so they will have rooted and you will have plants for next year

Forum up the creek

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 11:16

just bear with it.  it will be sorted. Absence makes the heart grow fonder so when I start responding to all the posts again you will all love me....

then I can ask you all for money!

Salvia Caradonna

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 11:09

yes, definitely.  sooner the better if you want plenty of secondary flowers

Splitting a bamboo

Posted: 04/08/2013 at 11:08

tim

bamboo is more than just a grass type.  think of it as japanese knotweed instead

I have grown several varieties and everyone has been a nuisance.  Luckily I eradicated before they established themselves.

 

Funny things though...they dont really like pots or do that well in them unless you can water them copiosly

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