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I would like to shorten my varigated holly by about 2 feet. Would this do it any harm? How tall is to start with? I have a garden I have recently bought which has 3 hollies on the boundary, all in the shade of a mature tree, and all looking pretty
I would like to shorten my varigated holly by about 2 feet. Would this do it any harm? How tall is it in the first place? If you want to remove up to a half it should be fine, but try and leave some leaves behind and give it a good feed. Thanks
A Christmas without holly berries is barely a Christmas at all. It's a bit like apple crumble without ice cream - sadly lacking! Fortunately we've had a fantastic show of berries this year, even some of the hollies that have never shown any berries
My holly tree is probably 20 years old possibly more. Last year it started to show signs of leaves going brown and dying then falling off like a decidous tree. There was also a black weaping on the trunk. We removed dead branches but no sign
Hi All, I recently saw a magnificent specimen of what I thought was a silver-variegated form of Holly. My research suggests that it probably was Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata' as it had silver variegated spiky leaves and stood at 6m+ tall
Hi James my neighbour had a lovely Holly half hanging over my fence,Each year I picked up two buckets full of dead leaves ,Ok for keeping the fox from jumping over the fence but not good for gardening,The skin prick took age's the heal,Now my
I read a great post on a blog I follow about the folklore behind Holly and Ivy. You can find it if you google "wellywoman holly Ivy" The bit about "holming" was interesting, if not slightly worrying.....
Has anyone notice that there holly trees are dieding lost one in my front garden and one at a garden that i look after all about the same age and sizes plants sometimes they do need a bit of prune to rid of old wood and diesesed parts.My very old
hi peeps...my holly fern seems to be dying. its in a pot and the leaves have went brown and crisp...any help would be appreciated..
Hi does anybody know how big the roots are on a holly bush/tree? ie do they grow down into the soil or spread out? I have an overgrown bush which I would like to attempt to move. Assuming i don't get prickled to death by its leaves, how big