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  1. Jo Williams

    Edgeworthia Grandiflora - advice needed

    I have done for the past year thank you. I have now re-potted it in a much bigger pot.
    I have done for the past year thank you. I have now re-potted it in a much bigger pot.
    I have done for the past year thank you. I have now re-potted it in a much bigger pot.
    I have done for the past year thank you. I have now re-potted it in a much bigger pot.
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  2. colin singleton

    whats happened to my conifers

    Don't know which part of the country you are in; but 6 weeks ago was late March early April and my garden was cold with drying cold easterly winds day after day and a number of plants got young...
    Don't know which part of the country you are in; but 6 weeks ago was late March early April and my garden was cold with drying cold easterly winds day after day and a number of plants got young growth crisped. I lost a couple of evergreens (non conifer) that I'd moved in February during a...
    Don't know which part of the country you are in; but 6 weeks ago was late March early April and my garden was cold with drying cold easterly winds day after day and a number of plants got young growth crisped. I lost a couple of evergreens (non...
    Don't know which part of the country you are in; but 6 weeks ago was late March early April and my garden was cold with drying cold easterly winds day after day and a number of plants got young...
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  3. HarryS

    Shrub ideas for a crockery?

    Well I have bought a Helichrysum curry plant and a Pittosporum golf ball shrub. I'll plant them next week in the ROCKERY then it's up to them, they have two choices. :dbgrtmb:
    Well I have bought a Helichrysum curry plant and a Pittosporum golf ball shrub. I'll plant them next week in the ROCKERY then it's up to them, they have two choices. :dbgrtmb:
    Well I have bought a Helichrysum curry plant and a Pittosporum golf ball shrub. I'll plant them next week in the ROCKERY then it's up to them, they have two choices. :dbgrtmb:
    Well I have bought a Helichrysum curry plant and a Pittosporum golf ball shrub. I'll plant them next week in the ROCKERY then it's up to them, they have two choices. :dbgrtmb:
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  4. ricky101

    Hydrangea Macrophylla - too far gone ?

    I hear you. My mild winters, with their temperature ups and downs, are also a problem as that makes them break dormancy early and then late freezes/frosts can zap the leaves. I suspect that...
    I hear you. My mild winters, with their temperature ups and downs, are also a problem as that makes them break dormancy early and then late freezes/frosts can zap the leaves. I suspect that breaking dormancy early may be your problem too.When I moved into my current home with the hydrangeas...
    I hear you. My mild winters, with their temperature ups and downs, are also a problem as that makes them break dormancy early and then late freezes/frosts can zap the leaves. I suspect that breaking dormancy early may be your problem too.When I...
    I hear you. My mild winters, with their temperature ups and downs, are also a problem as that makes them break dormancy early and then late freezes/frosts can zap the leaves. I suspect that...
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  5. Fat Controller

    Not. One. Seed. Give up?

    I had trouble germinating seeds on a windowsill before the growing season in the past. So I decide to build a germination cupboard.It recives heat from the radiator below via warm air pulled in...
    I had trouble germinating seeds on a windowsill before the growing season in the past. So I decide to build a germination cupboard.It recives heat from the radiator below via warm air pulled in by a small computer fan and because i used fire proof insulation material to build it. It definitely...
    I had trouble germinating seeds on a windowsill before the growing season in the past. So I decide to build a germination cupboard.It recives heat from the radiator below via warm air pulled in by a small computer fan and because i used fire...
    I had trouble germinating seeds on a windowsill before the growing season in the past. So I decide to build a germination cupboard.It recives heat from the radiator below via warm air pulled in...
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  6. eddybaby

    Damaged Acer

    Many thanks Devilish I'll try that.
    Many thanks Devilish I'll try that.
    Many thanks Devilish I'll try that.
    Many thanks Devilish I'll try that.
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  7. Selleri

    Buying a Camellia as a present for late May

    You can choose which month you want them to flower....Buy Camellia: Delivery by Crocus
    You can choose which month you want them to flower....Buy Camellia: Delivery by Crocus
    You can choose which month you want them to flower....Buy Camellia: Delivery by Crocus
    You can choose which month you want them to flower....Buy Camellia: Delivery by Crocus
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  8. Aidan mc

    Aloe Vera?

    Southener :biggrin:
    Southener :biggrin:
    Southener :biggrin:
    Southener :biggrin:
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  9. Newbie garden guy

    One set of red onions growing one not.

    Good news green shoot has started out of one of the onions in this set, i assume thr others wont be too far behind.
    Good news green shoot has started out of one of the onions in this set, i assume thr others wont be too far behind.
    Good news green shoot has started out of one of the onions in this set, i assume thr others wont be too far behind.
    Good news green shoot has started out of one of the onions in this set, i assume thr others wont be too far behind.
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  10. Spruce

    To sprinkle or not to be sprinkle ?

    I've never sown any they just find their own way in to my garden and spread like mad, I've been weeding them out today as they can take over. So I guess sprinkle would work :)
    I've never sown any they just find their own way in to my garden and spread like mad, I've been weeding them out today as they can take over. So I guess sprinkle would work :)
    I've never sown any they just find their own way in to my garden and spread like mad, I've been weeding them out today as they can take over. So I guess sprinkle would work :)
    I've never sown any they just find their own way in to my garden and spread like mad, I've been weeding them out today as they can take over. So I guess sprinkle would work :)
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  11. Passport1

    Replanting Daffodils and Tulops

    Thanks @2nd_bassoon fed the pots with tomato feed today after giving them a good water and just before the hail arrived!!
    Thanks @2nd_bassoon fed the pots with tomato feed today after giving them a good water and just before the hail arrived!!
    Thanks @2nd_bassoon fed the pots with tomato feed today after giving them a good water and just before the hail arrived!!
    Thanks @2nd_bassoon fed the pots with tomato feed today after giving them a good water and just before the hail arrived!!
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  12. Colin Lowing

    Rust Marks on Patio

    Hi there @Colin Lowing andTry some bleach , but test out on a less conspicuous area first especially if you have coloured stone.
    Hi there @Colin Lowing andTry some bleach , but test out on a less conspicuous area first especially if you have coloured stone.
    Hi there @Colin Lowing andTry some bleach , but test out on a less conspicuous area first especially if you have coloured stone.
    Hi there @Colin Lowing andTry some bleach , but test out on a less conspicuous area first especially if you have coloured stone.
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  13. Glynne Williams

    Strawberry root weevil

    Can buy nematodes for vine weevill, I do it for my potted blueberries, vine weevill can go in any of the pots that i have so i put it in all of the pots.
    Can buy nematodes for vine weevill, I do it for my potted blueberries, vine weevill can go in any of the pots that i have so i put it in all of the pots.
    Can buy nematodes for vine weevill, I do it for my potted blueberries, vine weevill can go in any of the pots that i have so i put it in all of the pots.
    Can buy nematodes for vine weevill, I do it for my potted blueberries, vine weevill can go in any of the pots that i have so i put it in all of the pots.
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  14. wiseowl

    Foxglove question

    I'm good at mystery plants i have lots of them. Labels go missing or I forget where i planted what, especially bulbs. The latest mystery came from a packet of Fuchsia seed one plant appeared,...
    I'm good at mystery plants i have lots of them. Labels go missing or I forget where i planted what, especially bulbs. The latest mystery came from a packet of Fuchsia seed one plant appeared, germinated very quickly and grew well unfortunately doesn't look like any fuchsia I've seen; currently...
    I'm good at mystery plants i have lots of them. Labels go missing or I forget where i planted what, especially bulbs. The latest mystery came from a packet of Fuchsia seed one plant appeared, germinated very quickly and grew well unfortunately...
    I'm good at mystery plants i have lots of them. Labels go missing or I forget where i planted what, especially bulbs. The latest mystery came from a packet of Fuchsia seed one plant appeared,...
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  15. mazambo

    Reshaping an acer

    Logically, if you cut the flow of sap just above a node, that stimulates the plant to produce hormones which cause a bud to form and break below the cut. :ideaIPB: I've got to tackle an elderly Acer p.d....
    Logically, if you cut the flow of sap just above a node, that stimulates the plant to produce hormones which cause a bud to form and break below the cut. :ideaIPB: I've got to tackle an elderly Acer p.d. ornatum which is spreading outwards at the expense of the leaves on top. But that's going to have to...
    Logically, if you cut the flow of sap just above a node, that stimulates the plant to produce hormones which cause a bud to form and break below the cut. :ideaIPB: I've got to tackle an elderly Acer p.d. ornatum which is spreading outwards at the expense...
    Logically, if you cut the flow of sap just above a node, that stimulates the plant to produce hormones which cause a bud to form and break below the cut. :ideaIPB: I've got to tackle an elderly Acer p.d....
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    1
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  16. Dave_79

    Hose Reel - Wall Mounted Vs Wheeled Cart

    I've just pulled this from a thread from last month. This green one looks as though it may be suitable for you. It has a triangular plate on the back that slots onto a similar one. Brushing...
    I've just pulled this from a thread from last month. This green one looks as though it may be suitable for you. It has a triangular plate on the back that slots onto a similar one. Brushing past it won't move it. :dbgrtmb:
    I've just pulled this from a thread from last month. This green one looks as though it may be suitable for you. It has a triangular plate on the back that slots onto a similar one. Brushing past it won't move it. :dbgrtmb:
    I've just pulled this from a thread from last month. This green one looks as though it may be suitable for you. It has a triangular plate on the back that slots onto a similar one. Brushing...
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  17. NigelJ
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN April 21

    May Thread Here:-WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN May 21
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  18. Spruce

    Peach Crimson Bonfire Question about peach leaf curl

    My dwarf peach has been in garden soil for last 2 years. Despite diligently removing and burning curling leaves, and clearing up fragments on soil, it is still riddled with it. I am thinking of...
    My dwarf peach has been in garden soil for last 2 years. Despite diligently removing and burning curling leaves, and clearing up fragments on soil, it is still riddled with it. I am thinking of grubbing it out and replacing with something less fragile... @Spruce Yours looks much healthier!
    My dwarf peach has been in garden soil for last 2 years. Despite diligently removing and burning curling leaves, and clearing up fragments on soil, it is still riddled with it. I am thinking of grubbing it out and replacing with something less...
    My dwarf peach has been in garden soil for last 2 years. Despite diligently removing and burning curling leaves, and clearing up fragments on soil, it is still riddled with it. I am thinking of...
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  19. Spruce

    Lily Beetle 2021

    Thanks for ruining my Ham sandwich Spruce.:catapult::biggrin:
    Thanks for ruining my Ham sandwich Spruce.:catapult::biggrin:
    Thanks for ruining my Ham sandwich Spruce.:catapult::biggrin:
    Thanks for ruining my Ham sandwich Spruce.:catapult::biggrin:
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  20. ennnceee

    Watering this Aloe...

    If the withering leaves are the oldest ones in the bottom of the stem, that's normal. New growth will appear higher up and the lowermost leaves will slowly die away. They can be pulled off the...
    If the withering leaves are the oldest ones in the bottom of the stem, that's normal. New growth will appear higher up and the lowermost leaves will slowly die away. They can be pulled off the stem when they are very dead to neaten things up.If you want to renew the plant or pot in a bigger...
    If the withering leaves are the oldest ones in the bottom of the stem, that's normal. New growth will appear higher up and the lowermost leaves will slowly die away. They can be pulled off the stem when they are very dead to neaten things up....
    If the withering leaves are the oldest ones in the bottom of the stem, that's normal. New growth will appear higher up and the lowermost leaves will slowly die away. They can be pulled off the...
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