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Hi I have cut back my rhododendrons and want to know if I can use the chips from shredding as a mulch on the garden. Someone told me that they put chemicals into the ground (don't know if this is true) that stop other plants from growing and I don
.Promptly pick off and destroy affected leaves. If leaf spot is a persistent problem, try growing your primulas under glass.Spraying with myclobutanil may help give some control, although they're not specifically labelled as a solution for primula leaf spot
Remove blanket weed from pondsAround the gardenLift, divide and replant congested flag irises after floweringDeadhead border perennialsPick dead flowers off rhododendronsFlowersSow cabbages to pick as spring greensThin heavy crops of apples, pears
are tough enough to survive my ministrations and planting them! I love hardy perennials. In a sink or swim situation, they usually swim. Failures - I can't grow rhododendrons and azaleas (soil is neutral and I have always failed with them) and roses
Looking for some more help and advice - If im on here that's mostly what I'll be looking for haha! don't think i'll be giving it... Maybe one day. I have a White Rhododendron in the garden. You have read the above and are wondering why how do I know
projects and advicePlanting a camellia in a pot.Dealing with rhododendron leaf spot.Follow Carol Klein's video advice on growing camellias.Creating acid soil conditions for growing blueberries and cranberries.
We inherited about a dozen, mature rhododendrons/azaleas when we bought our house. They are in a shady area under trees and a very overgrown beech hedge. We have severely pruned the beech hedge now and the rhododendrons are now getting more light
.More advice for growing acid-loving plantsGrowing acid-loving azalea with campanula.Maintaining acid soil conditions for blueberries and cranberries.Sowing bluebell seeds.Dealing with rhododendron leaf spot.
acidifying if your soil is not already acid. In either case I would feed it with rhododendron food. Other than that, make sure that it stays moist throughout the summer, which should help it revive. The clematis would probably also appreciate some food
after year. Im living in the dorset area. Thanks for any help. Welcome Luke I'm sure tomorrow there will be plenty of suggestionsIn containers I would have azaleas, rhododendrons and Camelias. Daphne eternal fragrance is a new long flowering scented