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Thank you, just ethe kind of information I was looking for. I do so agree re green hazel nuts, my sister in law grows them which is why we wanted to start - yummy!
I'm looking to plant a tree at the end of my garden to give a bit of privacy and interest. Preferably something that flowers but grows up to 10 metres high with a spread of up 5 metres. Any suggestions? All depends really on what you want Crab
the following trees and shrubs grow well: sambucus, laurel, holly, laburnum, syringa, witch hazel...
, continually growing new shoots making it wider and wider! But hazels can be cppiced at any time and the wood can be used as stakes, for weaving fences and for firewood. I think I'd have to put them in round the laurel stumps, can't see anyway I could get them
on Saturday looked lovely with the birch and hazel supports. I will try Freecycle as you suggest CG. It is a great resource which I've heard of but not used as yet. Thanks, see you at GWL!Ked Can anyone recommend a Hardy Clematis that will grow in dense shade
...any veggies i can grow. bit sad now its turning colder and everythings going to die. what can i plant now to ensure garden has colour. and can i grow any food? i think you spend spring and summer doing a lot of work in the garden and then feel
do to it. I haven't found hazel lasts long when pushed into the ground, soon rots. Maybe better with off the ground fence panels. No I was going to use them horizontally and this would attach to my pergola , I have had willow trying to grow itself
clay we have peat also. Have you had a look around the area as to what is growing there? I'm not expert but can tell you what grows here. Hi Bunnysgarden,the soil around here is a clay/loam mix.Things that are doing well in the area are oak
), for £35, through the Helmington Hall Gardens website: The Helmington Rose Support That page also has a slide show of images of roses growing over rose domes.Given the new found popularity of the concept I'd be surprised if hazel ones don't find their way
. my question is this -- if they are left in pots, do they NOT grow as big as something which is in grown the ground ?? If this is correct, then how do i encourage healthier growth with a view to eventually having plants that do produce catkins