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  1. andycoull

    Driveway / Parking area

    my misses works for leicester highways they charge around 800 quid but they do allow contractors to do the work if they have the required cover
    my misses works for leicester highways they charge around 800 quid but they do allow contractors to do the work if they have the required cover
    my misses works for leicester highways they charge around 800 quid but they do allow contractors to do the work if they have the required cover
    my misses works for leicester highways they charge around 800 quid but they do allow contractors to do the work if they have the required cover
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  2. snowstar

    shrubs

    If it is a Peony in the middle of the trees then like Mrs C says autumn is best...but as a bonus at the same time as moving it you might be able to divide the crown if it has plenty of buds and...
    If it is a Peony in the middle of the trees then like Mrs C says autumn is best...but as a bonus at the same time as moving it you might be able to divide the crown if it has plenty of buds and gain a few more plants
    If it is a Peony in the middle of the trees then like Mrs C says autumn is best...but as a bonus at the same time as moving it you might be able to divide the crown if it has plenty of buds and gain a few more plants
    If it is a Peony in the middle of the trees then like Mrs C says autumn is best...but as a bonus at the same time as moving it you might be able to divide the crown if it has plenty of buds and...
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  3. upsetter

    Uneven Garden

    I just got a load of used railway sleepers and have set them into the ground, waiting until Friday to see how level the garden will become.Thanks for your help.
    I just got a load of used railway sleepers and have set them into the ground, waiting until Friday to see how level the garden will become.Thanks for your help.
    I just got a load of used railway sleepers and have set them into the ground, waiting until Friday to see how level the garden will become.Thanks for your help.
    I just got a load of used railway sleepers and have set them into the ground, waiting until Friday to see how level the garden will become.Thanks for your help.
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  4. Charlie

    Gardinia conditions

    :D Ok Charlie, are you ready? here we go, they like a good compost, feed weekly during growing season,put them indirect light & keep moist not wet,never let it dry out or get waterlogged, they...
    :D Ok Charlie, are you ready? here we go, they like a good compost, feed weekly during growing season,put them indirect light & keep moist not wet,never let it dry out or get waterlogged, they like coffee grounds as they are acid, they like humidity,they like to be slightly pot bound, but if...
    :D Ok Charlie, are you ready? here we go, they like a good compost, feed weekly during growing season,put them indirect light & keep moist not wet,never let it dry out or get waterlogged, they like coffee grounds as they are acid, they like...
    :D Ok Charlie, are you ready? here we go, they like a good compost, feed weekly during growing season,put them indirect light & keep moist not wet,never let it dry out or get waterlogged, they...
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  5. princessazlea

    Clematis Question?

    Hi princess, it sounds like powdery mildew to me, they are a bit prone to it. :( remove the dead leaves & burn or put in dustbin, You need to apply a systemic fungicide once a week while in...
    Hi princess, it sounds like powdery mildew to me, they are a bit prone to it. :( remove the dead leaves & burn or put in dustbin, You need to apply a systemic fungicide once a week while in flower, cut out badly infected bits. :D Feed well & water well. Good luck
    Hi princess, it sounds like powdery mildew to me, they are a bit prone to it. :( remove the dead leaves & burn or put in dustbin, You need to apply a systemic fungicide once a week while in flower, cut out badly infected bits. :D Feed...
    Hi princess, it sounds like powdery mildew to me, they are a bit prone to it. :( remove the dead leaves & burn or put in dustbin, You need to apply a systemic fungicide once a week while in...
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  6. Gila

    Help! Sprayed rsomeary/lavender with weed killer

    well thank you very much, lucky searcher. night
    well thank you very much, lucky searcher. night
    well thank you very much, lucky searcher. night
    well thank you very much, lucky searcher. night
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  7. Gila

    Great site, but please someone help me

    just replied to your other post
    just replied to your other post
    just replied to your other post
    just replied to your other post
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  8. Franco50

    Can my Forest Flame be saved?

    Fran. If I remember correctly when I repotted it I used a mixture of ericaceous and multipurpose compost .. BUT I made sure the top 3 inches or so of the container was purely ericaceous. There are...
    Fran. If I remember correctly when I repotted it I used a mixture of ericaceous and multipurpose compost .. BUT I made sure the top 3 inches or so of the container was purely ericaceous. There are drainage holes in the bottom. Overwatering is not the problem (unless you count the Scottish...
    Fran. If I remember correctly when I repotted it I used a mixture of ericaceous and multipurpose compost .. BUT I made sure the top 3 inches or so of the container was purely ericaceous. There are drainage holes in the bottom. Overwatering is not...
    Fran. If I remember correctly when I repotted it I used a mixture of ericaceous and multipurpose compost .. BUT I made sure the top 3 inches or so of the container was purely ericaceous. There are...
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  9. CarolA

    pampas grass

    It should be well away now Carol, so its not ideal to cut back now. It definately wouldn't kill it, but what it would do to this years flowering, I dont know. I suspect it might just flower a...
    It should be well away now Carol, so its not ideal to cut back now. It definately wouldn't kill it, but what it would do to this years flowering, I dont know. I suspect it might just flower a little later, but I've not tried it so I wouldn't like to say. Pair of sharp shears would probably be...
    It should be well away now Carol, so its not ideal to cut back now. It definately wouldn't kill it, but what it would do to this years flowering, I dont know. I suspect it might just flower a little later, but I've not tried it so I wouldn't...
    It should be well away now Carol, so its not ideal to cut back now. It definately wouldn't kill it, but what it would do to this years flowering, I dont know. I suspect it might just flower a...
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  10. marlovian

    WATER WATER WATER

    It also allows the water to warm up a bit in the summer, cant stand cold water.
    It also allows the water to warm up a bit in the summer, cant stand cold water.
    It also allows the water to warm up a bit in the summer, cant stand cold water.
    It also allows the water to warm up a bit in the summer, cant stand cold water.
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  11. kbp

    lupins

    If its snails, then I find the best control, besides my resident thrushes, is a patrol after dark with a torch especially after rain and pick off . I'd also check to see if you can identify what...
    If its snails, then I find the best control, besides my resident thrushes, is a patrol after dark with a torch especially after rain and pick off . I'd also check to see if you can identify what is doing the eating - then you can target any control measures.
    If its snails, then I find the best control, besides my resident thrushes, is a patrol after dark with a torch especially after rain and pick off . I'd also check to see if you can identify what is doing the eating - then you can target any...
    If its snails, then I find the best control, besides my resident thrushes, is a patrol after dark with a torch especially after rain and pick off . I'd also check to see if you can identify what...
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  12. Charlie

    Stephanotis - half flowered?

    Thanks Marley, I've now gone and bought two more this time from a very good garden centre! Greedy! I'm going to feed them a bit more and try and keep them cooler.Again half the flowers are out so...
    Thanks Marley, I've now gone and bought two more this time from a very good garden centre! Greedy! I'm going to feed them a bit more and try and keep them cooler.Again half the flowers are out so we'll see. Have you any ideas as to what I do once they have flowered?
    Thanks Marley, I've now gone and bought two more this time from a very good garden centre! Greedy! I'm going to feed them a bit more and try and keep them cooler.Again half the flowers are out so we'll see. Have you any ideas as to what I do once...
    Thanks Marley, I've now gone and bought two more this time from a very good garden centre! Greedy! I'm going to feed them a bit more and try and keep them cooler.Again half the flowers are out so...
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  13. Rob

    rhododendron

    The rhododendron will thrive better in an acid enriched soil, alternatively there are preperations on garden centre shelves for watering acid loving plants to alter the Phthis shouldn't affect...
    The rhododendron will thrive better in an acid enriched soil, alternatively there are preperations on garden centre shelves for watering acid loving plants to alter the Phthis shouldn't affect the bamboo's which would also benefit from an acid soil
    The rhododendron will thrive better in an acid enriched soil, alternatively there are preperations on garden centre shelves for watering acid loving plants to alter the Phthis shouldn't affect the bamboo's which would also benefit from an acid soil
    The rhododendron will thrive better in an acid enriched soil, alternatively there are preperations on garden centre shelves for watering acid loving plants to alter the Phthis shouldn't affect...
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  14. spaffhawk

    Cyclamen question

    :D They are wierd bulbs you just sit them on top of the soil & away they go I think they call then corms? :D I love finding & rescueing plants :D [ 10. June 2005, 08:38 AM: Message...
    :D They are wierd bulbs you just sit them on top of the soil & away they go I think they call then corms? :D I love finding & rescueing plants :D [ 10. June 2005, 08:38 AM: Message edited by: Marley Farley ]
    :D They are wierd bulbs you just sit them on top of the soil & away they go I think they call then corms? :D I love finding & rescueing plants :D [ 10. June 2005, 08:38 AM: Message edited by: Marley Farley ]
    :D They are wierd bulbs you just sit them on top of the soil & away they go I think they call then corms? :D I love finding & rescueing plants :D [ 10. June 2005, 08:38 AM: Message...
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  15. Mrs cloudy

    wilting mallow

    Hi Mrs CloudyAlthough this is mainly annuals, it might apply generally...this section>I also observed the loss of some plants by wilting - I suspect that the growing medium used was...
    Hi Mrs CloudyAlthough this is mainly annuals, it might apply generally...this section>I also observed the loss of some plants by wilting - I suspect that the growing medium used was insufficiently moisture retentive.) <was pasted from...
    Hi Mrs CloudyAlthough this is mainly annuals, it might apply generally...this section>I also observed the loss of some plants by wilting - I suspect that the growing medium used was insufficiently moisture retentive.) <was pasted from...
    Hi Mrs CloudyAlthough this is mainly annuals, it might apply generally...this section>I also observed the loss of some plants by wilting - I suspect that the growing medium used was...
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  16. gav

    concrete yard

    You would need to break up the concrete to allow for drainage, then depending on the quality of whats underneath...probably top soil too
    You would need to break up the concrete to allow for drainage, then depending on the quality of whats underneath...probably top soil too
    You would need to break up the concrete to allow for drainage, then depending on the quality of whats underneath...probably top soil too
    You would need to break up the concrete to allow for drainage, then depending on the quality of whats underneath...probably top soil too
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  17. rosietutu

    Mildew

    I've just used Dithane which has cleared it up well Helen
    I've just used Dithane which has cleared it up well Helen
    I've just used Dithane which has cleared it up well Helen
    I've just used Dithane which has cleared it up well Helen
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  18. mo

    dutch iris

    Thanks Fran I was just wondering as I had never seen multipule heads on that variety before. I had bought the bulbs a couple of years ago, they flowered the first season with the majority having...
    Thanks Fran I was just wondering as I had never seen multipule heads on that variety before. I had bought the bulbs a couple of years ago, they flowered the first season with the majority having 2 heads on the one stem, the folowing year nothing appeared so I thought I had lost them, I did'nt...
    Thanks Fran I was just wondering as I had never seen multipule heads on that variety before. I had bought the bulbs a couple of years ago, they flowered the first season with the majority having 2 heads on the one stem, the folowing year nothing...
    Thanks Fran I was just wondering as I had never seen multipule heads on that variety before. I had bought the bulbs a couple of years ago, they flowered the first season with the majority having...
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    2
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  19. SBett

    Strange growth

    I'm only just starting to try that function of this forum so am a beginner too :( :( but Nathan put instructions, I think in Members Gallery.
    I'm only just starting to try that function of this forum so am a beginner too :( :( but Nathan put instructions, I think in Members Gallery.
    I'm only just starting to try that function of this forum so am a beginner too :( :( but Nathan put instructions, I think in Members Gallery.
    I'm only just starting to try that function of this forum so am a beginner too :( :( but Nathan put instructions, I think in Members Gallery.
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  20. farehammer

    Moving a shrub

    Thanks Fran I probably will have to move it so thanks for the tips.Dave
    Thanks Fran I probably will have to move it so thanks for the tips.Dave
    Thanks Fran I probably will have to move it so thanks for the tips.Dave
    Thanks Fran I probably will have to move it so thanks for the tips.Dave
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