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  1. Jasmine star

    Would you prune a wind burnt Acer?

    Thank you all for taking the time to reply. :love30: I will leave them alone and see how they get on. :blue thumb:
    Thank you all for taking the time to reply. :love30: I will leave them alone and see how they get on. :blue thumb:
    Thank you all for taking the time to reply. :love30: I will leave them alone and see how they get on. :blue thumb:
    Thank you all for taking the time to reply. :love30: I will leave them alone and see how they get on. :blue thumb:
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  2. budgie smuggler

    plum tree dying

    If it was a person the minister would be present.
    If it was a person the minister would be present.
    If it was a person the minister would be present.
    If it was a person the minister would be present.
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  3. Sydney Carton

    Clearing arbour and latticework

    It all depends on how the posts have been put into the ground, the lattice looks like it can be pulled down but nothing a hammer couldn't do, a good handsaw would do for the arbour, cut off the...
    It all depends on how the posts have been put into the ground, the lattice looks like it can be pulled down but nothing a hammer couldn't do, a good handsaw would do for the arbour, cut off the top rails first then the posts at ground level, if the posts have been set in concrete you may want to...
    It all depends on how the posts have been put into the ground, the lattice looks like it can be pulled down but nothing a hammer couldn't do, a good handsaw would do for the arbour, cut off the top rails first then the posts at ground level, if...
    It all depends on how the posts have been put into the ground, the lattice looks like it can be pulled down but nothing a hammer couldn't do, a good handsaw would do for the arbour, cut off the...
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  4. Joe87

    Garden lawn

    Done :)
    Done :)
    Done :)
    Done :)
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  5. Jasmine star

    Plant ID please.

    @KFF brilliant! Thanks so much :dbgrtmb: Yours are beautiful. The last photo is a little stunner. I'll give it a go see how many I can get going. I'd like a few [email protected] thank you for...
    @KFF brilliant! Thanks so much :dbgrtmb: Yours are beautiful. The last photo is a little stunner. I'll give it a go see how many I can get going. I'd like a few [email protected] thank you for replying to my post. :blue thumb:
    @KFF brilliant! Thanks so much :dbgrtmb: Yours are beautiful. The last photo is a little stunner. I'll give it a go see how many I can get going. I'd like a few [email protected] thank you for replying to my post. :blue thumb:
    @KFF brilliant! Thanks so much :dbgrtmb: Yours are beautiful. The last photo is a little stunner. I'll give it a go see how many I can get going. I'd like a few [email protected] thank you for...
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  6. jls

    pinch out alderman peas

    hi all any advice please. my alderman pea plants are nearly at the top of my trellis and netting approx 5 foot, can i pinch out the top so they dont get too overgrown and tangled, also with this...
    hi all any advice please. my alderman pea plants are nearly at the top of my trellis and netting approx 5 foot, can i pinch out the top so they dont get too overgrown and tangled, also with this encourage them to bush out more and flower further down the plant. look forward to your replies
    hi all any advice please. my alderman pea plants are nearly at the top of my trellis and netting approx 5 foot, can i pinch out the top so they dont get too overgrown and tangled, also with this encourage them to bush out more and flower further...
    hi all any advice please. my alderman pea plants are nearly at the top of my trellis and netting approx 5 foot, can i pinch out the top so they dont get too overgrown and tangled, also with this...
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  7. clum111

    PostPlug Fuchsias and Geraniums

    Hi @Mike Allen , Thanks for your reply. I've heard of the trench, but I don't have the space to try. I've a fuchsia that's about 18 years old and I keep it in my garage over winter, water it once...
    Hi @Mike Allen , Thanks for your reply. I've heard of the trench, but I don't have the space to try. I've a fuchsia that's about 18 years old and I keep it in my garage over winter, water it once in that period and it's always ok. I'm never lucky with fuchsia or geranium cuttings, about 80% die...
    Hi @Mike Allen , Thanks for your reply. I've heard of the trench, but I don't have the space to try. I've a fuchsia that's about 18 years old and I keep it in my garage over winter, water it once in that period and it's always ok. I'm never...
    Hi @Mike Allen , Thanks for your reply. I've heard of the trench, but I don't have the space to try. I've a fuchsia that's about 18 years old and I keep it in my garage over winter, water it once...
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  8. clum111

    Primroses

    Hi @CarolineL , Thanks for your reply. Yeah I'll closely look at the root balls to see if there are any weevils. That's a good idea about using a trough, I'll get someone to get me one. Thanks
    Hi @CarolineL , Thanks for your reply. Yeah I'll closely look at the root balls to see if there are any weevils. That's a good idea about using a trough, I'll get someone to get me one. Thanks
    Hi @CarolineL , Thanks for your reply. Yeah I'll closely look at the root balls to see if there are any weevils. That's a good idea about using a trough, I'll get someone to get me one. Thanks
    Hi @CarolineL , Thanks for your reply. Yeah I'll closely look at the root balls to see if there are any weevils. That's a good idea about using a trough, I'll get someone to get me one. Thanks
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  9. PaulCooper

    Newly planted Buddleia leaves going yellow!

    I recently created a double-wall, filled the gap with ordinary topsoil, then a weed-suppressing membrane and finally some bark chippings.After things had settled I planted a row of Buddleia all...
    I recently created a double-wall, filled the gap with ordinary topsoil, then a weed-suppressing membrane and finally some bark chippings.After things had settled I planted a row of Buddleia all but one of which are turning yellow (see photo). I cannot see any bugs. The plants were healthy...
    I recently created a double-wall, filled the gap with ordinary topsoil, then a weed-suppressing membrane and finally some bark chippings.After things had settled I planted a row of Buddleia all but one of which are turning yellow (see photo). ...
    I recently created a double-wall, filled the gap with ordinary topsoil, then a weed-suppressing membrane and finally some bark chippings.After things had settled I planted a row of Buddleia all...
    Buddleia Yellowing.jpg
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  10. Kevin Cowans

    How to get rid of grass growth in borders

    Hello allI hope you are well.I have an annoying problem that I am looking for advice with.I have some grass growth in some of my borders, it looks like grass seed has been sprinkled on the...
    Hello allI hope you are well.I have an annoying problem that I am looking for advice with.I have some grass growth in some of my borders, it looks like grass seed has been sprinkled on the borders.I have tried a few methods such as manually pulling it but it is too small and my fingers...
    Hello allI hope you are well.I have an annoying problem that I am looking for advice with.I have some grass growth in some of my borders, it looks like grass seed has been sprinkled on the borders.I have tried a few methods such as...
    Hello allI hope you are well.I have an annoying problem that I am looking for advice with.I have some grass growth in some of my borders, it looks like grass seed has been sprinkled on the...
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  11. eddybaby

    Very Brown Crispy Leaves on Salix Pink Flamingos

    Many thanks JWK will repot
    Many thanks JWK will repot
    Many thanks JWK will repot
    Many thanks JWK will repot
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  12. andrews

    Plant Passports

    It certainly does :blue thumb: and puts you on a much fairer footing compared to us lot that sell at the garden gate :) - not that we actually have a garden gate! :heehee:
    It certainly does :blue thumb: and puts you on a much fairer footing compared to us lot that sell at the garden gate :) - not that we actually have a garden gate! :heehee:
    It certainly does :blue thumb: and puts you on a much fairer footing compared to us lot that sell at the garden gate :) - not that we actually have a garden gate! :heehee:
    It certainly does :blue thumb: and puts you on a much fairer footing compared to us lot that sell at the garden gate :) - not that we actually have a garden gate! :heehee:
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  13. clum111
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  14. Andy Sumner

    Can I feed plants to much?

    Just follow the instructions, maybe a tomato feed while the fruit is forming, but yes, dont overfeed, its not good.
    Just follow the instructions, maybe a tomato feed while the fruit is forming, but yes, dont overfeed, its not good.
    Just follow the instructions, maybe a tomato feed while the fruit is forming, but yes, dont overfeed, its not good.
    Just follow the instructions, maybe a tomato feed while the fruit is forming, but yes, dont overfeed, its not good.
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  15. clum111

    How to store lily giant oriental mixed bulbs

    @CarolineL Thanks for your reply. I had a feeling this would be the case, so, I'll need to sort out pots.
    @CarolineL Thanks for your reply. I had a feeling this would be the case, so, I'll need to sort out pots.
    @CarolineL Thanks for your reply. I had a feeling this would be the case, so, I'll need to sort out pots.
    @CarolineL Thanks for your reply. I had a feeling this would be the case, so, I'll need to sort out pots.
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  16. Howard Stone

    Will Cecile Brünner kill La Doyenne du Comice?

    It's interesting how everyone seems totally relaxed about growing roses through trees on the internet -- I can't find any advice about pruning it, or it being a danger to the tree. Graham Stewart...
    It's interesting how everyone seems totally relaxed about growing roses through trees on the internet -- I can't find any advice about pruning it, or it being a danger to the tree. Graham Stewart Thomas is equally cool, saying "Those ramblers which are given trees and hedgerows as supports are...
    It's interesting how everyone seems totally relaxed about growing roses through trees on the internet -- I can't find any advice about pruning it, or it being a danger to the tree. Graham Stewart Thomas is equally cool, saying "Those ramblers...
    It's interesting how everyone seems totally relaxed about growing roses through trees on the internet -- I can't find any advice about pruning it, or it being a danger to the tree. Graham Stewart...
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  17. Loofah

    Clever bees

    Just seen that on the BBC site, it's amazing !
    Just seen that on the BBC site, it's amazing !
    Just seen that on the BBC site, it's amazing !
    Just seen that on the BBC site, it's amazing !
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  18. Chimp

    Can I revive these two hedges

    two years ago I used gallop 365 to kill brambles within two different hedges. One is privet the other I’m not sure, it is variegated and an olive type leaf.(I’m not much of a gardener that could...
    two years ago I used gallop 365 to kill brambles within two different hedges. One is privet the other I’m not sure, it is variegated and an olive type leaf.(I’m not much of a gardener that could be inaccurate) I used it with a very strong mix and it worked but has killed parts of surrounding...
    two years ago I used gallop 365 to kill brambles within two different hedges. One is privet the other I’m not sure, it is variegated and an olive type leaf.(I’m not much of a gardener that could be inaccurate) I used it with a very strong mix and...
    two years ago I used gallop 365 to kill brambles within two different hedges. One is privet the other I’m not sure, it is variegated and an olive type leaf.(I’m not much of a gardener that could...
    F2641F37-2925-4B18-8686-842DB7549F64.jpeg 309D1B3A-931A-4051-BB84-039CE298C0DE.jpeg F0B6833E-96D6-4DC7-B965-FB4617F0ABAC.jpeg D1D1918D-3CBD-419E-AED6-9D7D8759C4BF.jpeg ED6E350A-7DAB-40FA-B6A4-EDE0D5CBADA9.jpeg 2FF1CB02-13D1-4198-A565-DF1D503D91F5.jpeg
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  19. DaddyCoole

    Planting out Fruit Trees

    Hi All, newbie here and to gardening. My question relates to fruit trees.I have been growing 4 fruit trees in pots and am wondering if I have to transfer them to soil or if they are OK to...
    Hi All, newbie here and to gardening. My question relates to fruit trees.I have been growing 4 fruit trees in pots and am wondering if I have to transfer them to soil or if they are OK to remain in the pots?Thanks
    Hi All, newbie here and to gardening. My question relates to fruit trees.I have been growing 4 fruit trees in pots and am wondering if I have to transfer them to soil or if they are OK to remain in the pots?Thanks
    Hi All, newbie here and to gardening. My question relates to fruit trees.I have been growing 4 fruit trees in pots and am wondering if I have to transfer them to soil or if they are OK to...
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  20. CarolineL

    What to do with Acacia baileyana

    Hmmm, thanks for the responses - I may just give it a bash - after all, as @noisette47 says - it's all a gamble! And as @strongylodon says, they grow rapidly so trying again would not take long. I...
    Hmmm, thanks for the responses - I may just give it a bash - after all, as @noisette47 says - it's all a gamble! And as @strongylodon says, they grow rapidly so trying again would not take long. I now live in a much milder (though wetter) place than I used to. My acacia costiniana there used to...
    Hmmm, thanks for the responses - I may just give it a bash - after all, as @noisette47 says - it's all a gamble! And as @strongylodon says, they grow rapidly so trying again would not take long. I now live in a much milder (though wetter) place...
    Hmmm, thanks for the responses - I may just give it a bash - after all, as @noisette47 says - it's all a gamble! And as @strongylodon says, they grow rapidly so trying again would not take long. I...
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