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Posted: 05/01/2016 at 16:43

I did send her a pm a week or so back but I sense once she has made her mind up that's it.  

agree it is a shame 


Posted: 05/01/2016 at 16:42

I did send her a pm a could weeks back but I sense once she has made her mind up that's it.  

agree it is a shame 

Dead Lawn

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 16:27

Howard,,I think it is leatherjacket damage too.

wait until spring to over seed. 

Treat your lawn next August to nematodes to prevent this damage next autumn

Mixed Lavender Hedge

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 16:24

Sam, personally I would go for one variety only.  A  5 metre run of blue lavendar is unbeatable.  

I think a mixture would look odd too.  Don't contrive or over elaborate is my advice.

go for Munstead or Hidcote.  Both excellent 

Bugle (Ajuga Reptans)

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 16:21

Mark, buy a bigger plant or two and simply separate and pot up.  Easy,,effective...prob quicker than plugs 


Posted: 05/01/2016 at 09:33 have a thick skin so that's good.   There will always be people who attack others ...just focus on those you are comfortable with.  Always found bullies to be cowards.....stand up to them and they wilt 

Right now it is sunny.....sunny and dry.    

Help with a new hedge

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 07:47

I too think a hedge in a container is a no go

susan, when you say planter do you mean a raised bed?  

Think about planting in the ground if you can 


Posted: 05/01/2016 at 07:42

Morning folks 

very wet again......flooding here too so it looks like everywhere in the country is waterlogged. 


Posted: 05/01/2016 at 07:39

Doesnt change the advice re Meomye's question ......if so we can only advise for identical areas.


My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 04/01/2016 at 20:34

Me too 

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