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Currings - some questions

Posted: 29/07/2015 at 00:35
Why not look at the drainage holes in the pots? Any roots appearing?

Neighbours tree

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 16:52
Ash is prone to drop large limbs too.

Wood expanding when wet

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 16:48
And do not re-hang the gates until they have dried out completely (indoors) and been treated with several coats of preservative/varnish. A good one.

Leaning hedge

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 10:14
Is it leaning away from the prevailing wind? If it is, reducing its height considerably will help it to bush up.


Posted: 27/07/2015 at 18:19
Only feed when the tomatoes are forming on the plant, not before.


Posted: 26/07/2015 at 01:34
Now, I don't, but if you have a great deal of foliage are you over-feeding the plants?

Treat them a bit mean, then they'll produce flowers and fruit.

ID please

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 20:04
Had a closer look; not a teasel!

ID please

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 20:03
Looks like a teasel, but I may be wrong, I'd keep it. If it is a teasel the goldfinches love the seeds.

Good screening tree?

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 14:57
I would try and obscure that ugly fence, but do you really think your neighbours are going to peer down into your garden to the extent that it will worry you?

Plant up your garden to please yourself, and forget about the neighbours. They may even become friends.

How do I tame this mystery tree?

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 18:28
Salix Caprae is pussy willow. It may be a willow, but not pussy willow, that is pretty distinctive. Willows hybridise readily so it could be anything.

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