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  1. sara

    suitable privacy hedge but not too high!

    Thats a good point and worth considering Mrs Cloudy, If I can afford it. thanks, sara.
    Thats a good point and worth considering Mrs Cloudy, If I can afford it. thanks, sara.
    Thats a good point and worth considering Mrs Cloudy, If I can afford it. thanks, sara.
    Thats a good point and worth considering Mrs Cloudy, If I can afford it. thanks, sara.
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  2. cathysue

    Cats

    i'm fed up to the back teeth with my neighbour's cats who use my garden as a litter tray. i get on well with them, but i can see a major ruck coming one as they insist that as they supply a...
    i'm fed up to the back teeth with my neighbour's cats who use my garden as a litter tray. i get on well with them, but i can see a major ruck coming one as they insist that as they supply a litter tray for their vermin, sorry, cats, they can't be held acountable for the sh*t they produce in...
    i'm fed up to the back teeth with my neighbour's cats who use my garden as a litter tray. i get on well with them, but i can see a major ruck coming one as they insist that as they supply a litter tray for their vermin, sorry, cats, they can't...
    i'm fed up to the back teeth with my neighbour's cats who use my garden as a litter tray. i get on well with them, but i can see a major ruck coming one as they insist that as they supply a...
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  3. alan

    azalea japonica

    thanks helen its quite a demanding hobby this gardening it all makes me wonder if it really is right for me i am only a dabbler with plants lillies and roses are my favs ,saying that my first...
    thanks helen its quite a demanding hobby this gardening it all makes me wonder if it really is right for me i am only a dabbler with plants lillies and roses are my favs ,saying that my first rose tree i had i gave up on and put it out in my front garden and it has never been better ,and hubbie...
    thanks helen its quite a demanding hobby this gardening it all makes me wonder if it really is right for me i am only a dabbler with plants lillies and roses are my favs ,saying that my first rose tree i had i gave up on and put it out in my...
    thanks helen its quite a demanding hobby this gardening it all makes me wonder if it really is right for me i am only a dabbler with plants lillies and roses are my favs ,saying that my first...
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  4. catsclaw

    help with lilac

    thank you both for your help i will cut down thw watering a bit incase i am drowing it as i have a lot of touble bring up things that like naglect as i am to nosey and interfeareing lol spider...
    thank you both for your help i will cut down thw watering a bit incase i am drowing it as i have a lot of touble bring up things that like naglect as i am to nosey and interfeareing lol spider plants hate me thanks again
    thank you both for your help i will cut down thw watering a bit incase i am drowing it as i have a lot of touble bring up things that like naglect as i am to nosey and interfeareing lol spider plants hate me thanks again
    thank you both for your help i will cut down thw watering a bit incase i am drowing it as i have a lot of touble bring up things that like naglect as i am to nosey and interfeareing lol spider...
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  5. The Skiver

    If you like art as well as plants

    I love art in the garden and have just started collecting for my own.Kew is a bit of a trek for us Northerners, so we'll miss out but.......I can recommend the Yorkshire Sculpture Park near...
    I love art in the garden and have just started collecting for my own.Kew is a bit of a trek for us Northerners, so we'll miss out but.......I can recommend the Yorkshire Sculpture Park near Barnsley any time of year.
    I love art in the garden and have just started collecting for my own.Kew is a bit of a trek for us Northerners, so we'll miss out but.......I can recommend the Yorkshire Sculpture Park near Barnsley any time of year.
    I love art in the garden and have just started collecting for my own.Kew is a bit of a trek for us Northerners, so we'll miss out but.......I can recommend the Yorkshire Sculpture Park near...
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  6. Tintin

    Steep Bank Problem

    Hi BayleafI've looked up all the plants you suggested and am going to use swathes of the Prunus, Lonicera and Cotoneaster. I'm going to a section at a time as its so big using the geotextile you...
    Hi BayleafI've looked up all the plants you suggested and am going to use swathes of the Prunus, Lonicera and Cotoneaster. I'm going to a section at a time as its so big using the geotextile you suggested.I don't suppose you would be able to tell me how far apart to plant the above?Also I...
    Hi BayleafI've looked up all the plants you suggested and am going to use swathes of the Prunus, Lonicera and Cotoneaster. I'm going to a section at a time as its so big using the geotextile you suggested.I don't suppose you would be able to...
    Hi BayleafI've looked up all the plants you suggested and am going to use swathes of the Prunus, Lonicera and Cotoneaster. I'm going to a section at a time as its so big using the geotextile you...
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  7. Jenine

    Rhododendrons and Azaleas

    If your deadheading rhodies be very careful - the new leaves bud just below the flower head, break the stem just below the last flower and not to the base. Me I tend to leave then alone.
    If your deadheading rhodies be very careful - the new leaves bud just below the flower head, break the stem just below the last flower and not to the base. Me I tend to leave then alone.
    If your deadheading rhodies be very careful - the new leaves bud just below the flower head, break the stem just below the last flower and not to the base. Me I tend to leave then alone.
    If your deadheading rhodies be very careful - the new leaves bud just below the flower head, break the stem just below the last flower and not to the base. Me I tend to leave then alone.
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  8. princessazlea

    Becareful if you have cats!

    woooh lynne that was heartfealt I can tell :eek: . :D
    woooh lynne that was heartfealt I can tell :eek: . :D
    woooh lynne that was heartfealt I can tell :eek: . :D
    woooh lynne that was heartfealt I can tell :eek: . :D
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  9. Daisies

    persistant bramble

    Ah so that's how to get rid of unco-operative neighbours then ;)
    Ah so that's how to get rid of unco-operative neighbours then ;)
    Ah so that's how to get rid of unco-operative neighbours then ;)
    Ah so that's how to get rid of unco-operative neighbours then ;)
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  10. nottinghamtaff

    marsh marigold

    Let it do it's own thing, it will die back a bit in the winter anyway. If it's smothering other plants you could tie it up.
    Let it do it's own thing, it will die back a bit in the winter anyway. If it's smothering other plants you could tie it up.
    Let it do it's own thing, it will die back a bit in the winter anyway. If it's smothering other plants you could tie it up.
    Let it do it's own thing, it will die back a bit in the winter anyway. If it's smothering other plants you could tie it up.
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  11. crazycodders

    red robin

    Hi Photinia red robin make great subjects for clipping - encourages more young red shoots, so you can keep 'em quite short. (they lose the intense red in the shade)
    Hi Photinia red robin make great subjects for clipping - encourages more young red shoots, so you can keep 'em quite short. (they lose the intense red in the shade)
    Hi Photinia red robin make great subjects for clipping - encourages more young red shoots, so you can keep 'em quite short. (they lose the intense red in the shade)
    Hi Photinia red robin make great subjects for clipping - encourages more young red shoots, so you can keep 'em quite short. (they lose the intense red in the shade)
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  12. andi04

    Can any one help

    I think they learn to do it in "Builders School" ;)
    I think they learn to do it in "Builders School" ;)
    I think they learn to do it in "Builders School" ;)
    I think they learn to do it in "Builders School" ;)
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  13. Gardening Newbie

    Newspaper Mulch

    I used to put them in the bottom of a runner bean trench in the allotment, brilliant for conserving water, but on the surface it tends to blow all over as soon as it dries out
    I used to put them in the bottom of a runner bean trench in the allotment, brilliant for conserving water, but on the surface it tends to blow all over as soon as it dries out
    I used to put them in the bottom of a runner bean trench in the allotment, brilliant for conserving water, but on the surface it tends to blow all over as soon as it dries out
    I used to put them in the bottom of a runner bean trench in the allotment, brilliant for conserving water, but on the surface it tends to blow all over as soon as it dries out
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  14. Gardening Newbie

    Soil PH

    Hi HelenI have a Pieris growing in neutral soil...I just give it a drink of sequestered iron tonic now and again while treating the Magnolia and Acers....its thriving
    Hi HelenI have a Pieris growing in neutral soil...I just give it a drink of sequestered iron tonic now and again while treating the Magnolia and Acers....its thriving
    Hi HelenI have a Pieris growing in neutral soil...I just give it a drink of sequestered iron tonic now and again while treating the Magnolia and Acers....its thriving
    Hi HelenI have a Pieris growing in neutral soil...I just give it a drink of sequestered iron tonic now and again while treating the Magnolia and Acers....its thriving
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  15. Fran

    Mother in Laws Tongue

    Cranking this back to the top to let you know that mine have now flowered, but more importantly to say that I was at Kew over the weekend and they have a MILT in their 'scent' garden, therefore...
    Cranking this back to the top to let you know that mine have now flowered, but more importantly to say that I was at Kew over the weekend and they have a MILT in their 'scent' garden, therefore the scented flowers must exist!
    Cranking this back to the top to let you know that mine have now flowered, but more importantly to say that I was at Kew over the weekend and they have a MILT in their 'scent' garden, therefore the scented flowers must exist!
    Cranking this back to the top to let you know that mine have now flowered, but more importantly to say that I was at Kew over the weekend and they have a MILT in their 'scent' garden, therefore...
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  16. revin helen

    New Zealand flat worms

    Thanks for the web sites I'm pretty sure it was a flatworm now. I did pick it up with my bare hands but it didn't cause anywhere near as much irritation as the brambles I was digging out, or as...
    Thanks for the web sites I'm pretty sure it was a flatworm now. I did pick it up with my bare hands but it didn't cause anywhere near as much irritation as the brambles I was digging out, or as much irritation as the sole of my shoe caused the wee beastie.
    Thanks for the web sites I'm pretty sure it was a flatworm now. I did pick it up with my bare hands but it didn't cause anywhere near as much irritation as the brambles I was digging out, or as much irritation as the sole of my shoe caused the...
    Thanks for the web sites I'm pretty sure it was a flatworm now. I did pick it up with my bare hands but it didn't cause anywhere near as much irritation as the brambles I was digging out, or as...
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  17. sandie

    a horrid bush that smells of cat urine

    Looks like a nice little bush, as you say it is at the ffaaarrr end. [ 30. May 2005, 08:03 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
    Looks like a nice little bush, as you say it is at the ffaaarrr end. [ 30. May 2005, 08:03 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
    Looks like a nice little bush, as you say it is at the ffaaarrr end. [ 30. May 2005, 08:03 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
    Looks like a nice little bush, as you say it is at the ffaaarrr end. [ 30. May 2005, 08:03 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
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  18. Webmaster

    RHS June 'To Do' list

    Thanks, it's a good read and has given me some very good advice.
    Thanks, it's a good read and has given me some very good advice.
    Thanks, it's a good read and has given me some very good advice.
    Thanks, it's a good read and has given me some very good advice.
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  19. mimosa

    Now that my bluebells are over...

    They are bad! I had them overtaking the garden, and dug them all out. Read they are not good for our native Bluebell. For sure, cutting back will not kill :mad:
    They are bad! I had them overtaking the garden, and dug them all out. Read they are not good for our native Bluebell. For sure, cutting back will not kill :mad:
    They are bad! I had them overtaking the garden, and dug them all out. Read they are not good for our native Bluebell. For sure, cutting back will not kill :mad:
    They are bad! I had them overtaking the garden, and dug them all out. Read they are not good for our native Bluebell. For sure, cutting back will not kill :mad:
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  20. Brambles

    Help Neglected area

    In my opinion, when all else fails clearing out persistant roots needs a proprietary weedkiller like Roundup. Spray it on the leaves and it goes right to the root system. It is inactive after a...
    In my opinion, when all else fails clearing out persistant roots needs a proprietary weedkiller like Roundup. Spray it on the leaves and it goes right to the root system. It is inactive after a few hours (for animals and wildlife). I've cleared out a couple of problem spots with it.Mulch is...
    In my opinion, when all else fails clearing out persistant roots needs a proprietary weedkiller like Roundup. Spray it on the leaves and it goes right to the root system. It is inactive after a few hours (for animals and wildlife). I've cleared...
    In my opinion, when all else fails clearing out persistant roots needs a proprietary weedkiller like Roundup. Spray it on the leaves and it goes right to the root system. It is inactive after a...
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