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moving established roses

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 20:14

Just an update on my rose bushes.  I potted them up, watered them well and waited.  They have all survived, with new shoots and buds forming.  Keeping an eye on them though, but very pleased they survived their ordeal!

japanese anemone (Anemone X hybrida) invasion

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 19:49

Thanks everyone for your advice.  I have just come back from a holiday in Portugal and so catching up on my postings.  Checked on the japanese anemone, and lo and behold as you said, there were two shooting up!  So I ousted them out, and they came clean away, but I know I will be in for a long battle.  Reminds me of Japanese Knotweed, same problem, but thank goodness I haven't any of that in the garden!

japanese anemone (Anemone X hybrida) invasion

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 21:11

Had a massive clear out of this anemone, it had become too invasive.  Kept popping up where it was not wanted, got under low walls in my garden, and into neighbouring flower beds.  So, although the flower is really attractive, I decided to clear it all.  Trouble is it seems to send out dead looking roots, and they are dark brown, so impossible to get every one. Can anyone tell me if any left over roots will start sprouting again?!

Weeping Cherry Tree mystery

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 20:33

Thanks nutcutlet, mystery solved.  Will go out there tomorrow and sort it!

Weeping Cherry Tree mystery

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 20:13

I have a weeping cherry tree in my front garden, which is quite old, at least 25 years old!  It has always produced lovely pink blossom at this time of year.  I have noticed, this year for the first time it has produced small white flowers on one branch! The rest of the tree has pink blossom as usual. What is my tree trying to say to me!! 

Greenhouse Preparation Advice

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 11:59

You have done the right thing by smoking your greenhouse!  I always buy growbags for my tomato plants and pepper plants.  Been very successful.  Could put the compost into pots and plant up too.  My greenhouse has a concrete floor as I find it easier to keep clean and use for storage of other plants. Pests are always a problem in the greenhouse, but more so I would think with earth plots. 

moving established roses

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 11:43

Thanks for the advice.  Been too wet to get out into the garden, but better forecast for this week and next weekend so will try and find a space in the garden for them.  Hopefully they will survive.  One of them was a cutting from a friends garden, don't know the name but it has a wonderful scent.  Fingers crossed then!!  

Bay Tree on its last legs

Posted: 27/02/2015 at 20:19

I have a baytree which I keep outside my back door.  It is thriving.  It has survived very cold frosts and I have also forgotten to water it and it has dried out completely, but it is still alive.!  Maybe your plant is not a houseplant but needs to be outside?

moving established roses

Posted: 27/02/2015 at 20:13

I am in the process of having a new garden fence put up, which means having to move two fairly old rose bushes.  I have had to dig them up and at the moment they are in tubs filled with water!  They are in the greenhouse now as I have nowhere else to put them.  Will they be ok?  They are already producing new shoots and I don't think I will be ready to replant them for a couple of weeks.  Any advice out there would be welcome.

Talkback: Sparrows

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 18:00

You are lucky to get the birds into your garden and with three cats!  I love listening to the birds, and watching them.  The sparrows inhabit the honeysuckle at the bottom of my garden in the summer and bring the babies to feed from the feeders I have hanging around.  The blackbird is lovely to hear in the morning and late evening, watch out for him.  I always leave cut apples out as they love them.  The starliing is a messy eater and a bit of a bully but great to watch, so I would make the most of them when you can and enjoy their noise!

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japanese anemone (Anemone X hybrida) invasion

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Weeping Cherry Tree mystery

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moving established roses

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Runner Beans in pots

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