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Lovely tree

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 10:36
Lirodendron makes a very large tree in time, so I think you are better off if it is Red Oak!

Ideas for impact tree/bush

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 23:12
Blackthorn is not really suitable in a garden, near a house, because it is not a pretty plant/tree and it has fearsome thorns. It only has one burst of interest when it flowers, then nothing until you have sloes, most years, but not every year.

Meadowsweet

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 23:04
Meadowsweet is lovely. In medieval times they used to strew the floors with as it smells so fragrant.

Meadowsweet

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 19:48
Don't try to sow the seeds directly in the boggy area as they will be overwhelmed. Sow them in a seed-bed or in trays as you would any seeds.

privet

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 15:51
Looks like mildew. It's been a good season for it. When the leaves drop they should be renewed by fresh ones.

No figs

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 15:48
Fertiliser, home-made compost, well-rotted manure. Take your pick, depending on what is available.

No figs

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 15:21
Does it need feeding, more consistent watering? How old is it? What is the soil in the pot like? Maybe the change has caused it to miss a year.

Can you see any tiny potential figs at the end of the branches?

Talkback: How to sow fresh seed in autumn

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 15:16
If aqualegia plants sow their seeds naturally in the summer, that is the optimum time to sow them. Ditto foxgloves, sweet William, poppies, Welsh poppies, etc, etc.

Do basil seeds survive UK winters?

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 15:10
Best to buy a new packet of seeds next year then you can be 100 percent sure of getting many plants.

Peony sprouting - should I cover it up?

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 15:07
Shallow is better than deep. If too deep they sulk, seemingly forever.

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Potting shed 
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Red Kites

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Red Kites

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