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  1. Victoria Mitchell

    Ceanothus help please

    Yes, that's the one. Must be one of the very few occasions when a gardening-related product is cheaper here than there :biggrin: Or it would be if it wasn't for the new customs rules!
    Yes, that's the one. Must be one of the very few occasions when a gardening-related product is cheaper here than there :biggrin: Or it would be if it wasn't for the new customs rules!
    Yes, that's the one. Must be one of the very few occasions when a gardening-related product is cheaper here than there :biggrin: Or it would be if it wasn't for the new customs rules!
    Yes, that's the one. Must be one of the very few occasions when a gardening-related product is cheaper here than there :biggrin: Or it would be if it wasn't for the new customs rules!
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  2. nilayshrugged

    Sitting in an English garden / Waiting for the sun

    Hi, that Acer is beautiful! And perfectly healthy. It looks like Acer palmatum Atropurpureum and the new leaves do droop. You should get fantastic autumn colour from it, too :)
    Hi, that Acer is beautiful! And perfectly healthy. It looks like Acer palmatum Atropurpureum and the new leaves do droop. You should get fantastic autumn colour from it, too :)
    Hi, that Acer is beautiful! And perfectly healthy. It looks like Acer palmatum Atropurpureum and the new leaves do droop. You should get fantastic autumn colour from it, too :)
    Hi, that Acer is beautiful! And perfectly healthy. It looks like Acer palmatum Atropurpureum and the new leaves do droop. You should get fantastic autumn colour from it, too :)
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  3. SandyNI
    Like x 10

    Spot the mistake!

    As suspected, the Chionodoxa have been and gone.... and now the tulips have popped out. Still stunning though!
    As suspected, the Chionodoxa have been and gone.... and now the tulips have popped out. Still stunning though!
    As suspected, the Chionodoxa have been and gone.... and now the tulips have popped out. Still stunning though!
    As suspected, the Chionodoxa have been and gone.... and now the tulips have popped out. Still stunning though!
    tulips.jpg Chiastophyllum Oppositifolium (1).JPG tulips.jpg
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  4. learningardener

    Packira/money tree plant advice and care..

    Thanks alot for info!! Im fetching some advice s well from those who gave one as well..its a very nice plant indeed
    Thanks alot for info!! Im fetching some advice s well from those who gave one as well..its a very nice plant indeed
    Thanks alot for info!! Im fetching some advice s well from those who gave one as well..its a very nice plant indeed
    Thanks alot for info!! Im fetching some advice s well from those who gave one as well..its a very nice plant indeed
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  5. pauli535

    Advice on a Magnolia please

    Thank you for your help. I wanted an evergreen Magnolia which is why I bought this one. On balance I think I will try Mister Q advice and leave it for a while to see how it grows. I have put the...
    Thank you for your help. I wanted an evergreen Magnolia which is why I bought this one. On balance I think I will try Mister Q advice and leave it for a while to see how it grows. I have put the most upright branches on a stake so fingers crossed it trains it a bit. Thanks again guys.
    Thank you for your help. I wanted an evergreen Magnolia which is why I bought this one. On balance I think I will try Mister Q advice and leave it for a while to see how it grows. I have put the most upright branches on a stake so fingers crossed...
    Thank you for your help. I wanted an evergreen Magnolia which is why I bought this one. On balance I think I will try Mister Q advice and leave it for a while to see how it grows. I have put the...
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  6. learningardener

    Self watering pots! Any advice pls??

    The system I have is really simple, just a reservoir at the bottom with a wick, the plants draw up water as they need so there isn't a mechanism to go wrong. It would only suit plants that like...
    The system I have is really simple, just a reservoir at the bottom with a wick, the plants draw up water as they need so there isn't a mechanism to go wrong. It would only suit plants that like being kept on the wet side. So slower growing plants could well suffer with root problems.What plant...
    The system I have is really simple, just a reservoir at the bottom with a wick, the plants draw up water as they need so there isn't a mechanism to go wrong. It would only suit plants that like being kept on the wet side. So slower growing plants...
    The system I have is really simple, just a reservoir at the bottom with a wick, the plants draw up water as they need so there isn't a mechanism to go wrong. It would only suit plants that like...
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  7. sandhun

    Growing from seed - advice please

    Well, I've tried a different approach this year - which has so far been quite successful.Every morning I look at the surface of the compost - if it is dry - which is usually is - I use a sprayer...
    Well, I've tried a different approach this year - which has so far been quite successful.Every morning I look at the surface of the compost - if it is dry - which is usually is - I use a sprayer on the surface of the compost - to avoid disturbing the seedlings. Not much water, just enough to...
    Well, I've tried a different approach this year - which has so far been quite successful.Every morning I look at the surface of the compost - if it is dry - which is usually is - I use a sprayer on the surface of the compost - to avoid...
    Well, I've tried a different approach this year - which has so far been quite successful.Every morning I look at the surface of the compost - if it is dry - which is usually is - I use a sprayer...
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  8. PeterWestYorkshire

    Help something seems to be slowly killing everything

    Thanks Pete, I'll clear the ground around the bottom, its at the road end of our garden so historifcally Ive always just left whatever leaves fell in place and this is a second refence Ive...
    Thanks Pete, I'll clear the ground around the bottom, its at the road end of our garden so historifcally Ive always just left whatever leaves fell in place and this is a second refence Ive hadabout old leaves (I read that I shoudl burn them but that wont go down well with anyone I dont think!)...
    Thanks Pete, I'll clear the ground around the bottom, its at the road end of our garden so historifcally Ive always just left whatever leaves fell in place and this is a second refence Ive hadabout old leaves (I read that I shoudl burn them but...
    Thanks Pete, I'll clear the ground around the bottom, its at the road end of our garden so historifcally Ive always just left whatever leaves fell in place and this is a second refence Ive...
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  9. Lee Hughes

    Wilted Acer

    its the worse on line UK company I am not surprised now you have told us ...
    its the worse on line UK company I am not surprised now you have told us ...
    its the worse on line UK company I am not surprised now you have told us ...
    its the worse on line UK company I am not surprised now you have told us ...
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  10. Lee Hughes

    Can I chop it off!!

    Ok thank you for your replys :)
    Ok thank you for your replys :)
    Ok thank you for your replys :)
    Ok thank you for your replys :)
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  11. jimi worrall

    Help identify plant and tree

    Hello! Perhaps the leaves mixed in with the bluebells is grass? You'll know if and when it 'flowers'. I'd guess that the tree is an old, badly-pruned apple.
    Hello! Perhaps the leaves mixed in with the bluebells is grass? You'll know if and when it 'flowers'. I'd guess that the tree is an old, badly-pruned apple.
    Hello! Perhaps the leaves mixed in with the bluebells is grass? You'll know if and when it 'flowers'. I'd guess that the tree is an old, badly-pruned apple.
    Hello! Perhaps the leaves mixed in with the bluebells is grass? You'll know if and when it 'flowers'. I'd guess that the tree is an old, badly-pruned apple.
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  12. Caecius

    Windy Balcony in Tower Block – What to Grow?

    Your situation and vision sound amazing. :)The upright plants in the photo seem to be bamboo. I have no experience with them at all. The search function on the site will probably bring up useful...
    Your situation and vision sound amazing. :)The upright plants in the photo seem to be bamboo. I have no experience with them at all. The search function on the site will probably bring up useful topics regarding suitable bamboos for containers. There are so many people with hands-on experience...
    Your situation and vision sound amazing. :)The upright plants in the photo seem to be bamboo. I have no experience with them at all. The search function on the site will probably bring up useful topics regarding suitable bamboos for containers....
    Your situation and vision sound amazing. :)The upright plants in the photo seem to be bamboo. I have no experience with them at all. The search function on the site will probably bring up useful...
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  13. SandyNI

    Which to pinch and which to leave

    Thank you @Purple Streaks
    Thank you @Purple Streaks
    Thank you @Purple Streaks
    Thank you @Purple Streaks
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  14. learningardener

    Camellias suspect i over watered

    Feeding time is best in very late Summer, when buds are forming... EPSOM SALTS in a weak solution is very effective and economical.
    Feeding time is best in very late Summer, when buds are forming... EPSOM SALTS in a weak solution is very effective and economical.
    Feeding time is best in very late Summer, when buds are forming... EPSOM SALTS in a weak solution is very effective and economical.
    Feeding time is best in very late Summer, when buds are forming... EPSOM SALTS in a weak solution is very effective and economical.
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  15. Lucya2108

    Perennial plant suggestions

    How about a four o'clock flower? They are bushy, fast growing and really nice to look at.Mirabilis jalapa - WikipediaOnly downside is, you need to dig them up for winter because they are not...
    How about a four o'clock flower? They are bushy, fast growing and really nice to look at.Mirabilis jalapa - WikipediaOnly downside is, you need to dig them up for winter because they are not completely resistant to cold weather.
    How about a four o'clock flower? They are bushy, fast growing and really nice to look at.Mirabilis jalapa - WikipediaOnly downside is, you need to dig them up for winter because they are not completely resistant to cold weather.
    How about a four o'clock flower? They are bushy, fast growing and really nice to look at.Mirabilis jalapa - WikipediaOnly downside is, you need to dig them up for winter because they are not...
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  16. learningardener

    Fertilizing too much

    I think you will find @learningardener is in Malta.
    I think you will find @learningardener is in Malta.
    I think you will find @learningardener is in Malta.
    I think you will find @learningardener is in Malta.
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  17. tugrul

    Levelling slope in back garden

    Thanks :) i loved them It`s always nice to hear about other options Many many thanks
    Thanks :) i loved them It`s always nice to hear about other options Many many thanks
    Thanks :) i loved them It`s always nice to hear about other options Many many thanks
    Thanks :) i loved them It`s always nice to hear about other options Many many thanks
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  18. Bad Vlad

    Beginner taking over garden

    Hi,Looks a very neat and tidy garden, but do wait at least until late May before changing anything to give those bushes chance to come out in new growth and for other plants emerge from the ground.
    Hi,Looks a very neat and tidy garden, but do wait at least until late May before changing anything to give those bushes chance to come out in new growth and for other plants emerge from the ground.
    Hi,Looks a very neat and tidy garden, but do wait at least until late May before changing anything to give those bushes chance to come out in new growth and for other plants emerge from the ground.
    Hi,Looks a very neat and tidy garden, but do wait at least until late May before changing anything to give those bushes chance to come out in new growth and for other plants emerge from the ground.
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    3
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    287
  19. Ken Abbott

    Raised bed gardening what to put on bottom

    Search online for hugelkultur raised bed. This will show you the principle. As misterQ said I would put a good layer of cardboard as the first layer. You will probably need to top up after the...
    Search online for hugelkultur raised bed. This will show you the principle. As misterQ said I would put a good layer of cardboard as the first layer. You will probably need to top up after the first year as the materials decompose as the level will drop. Also give it a good soak before adding...
    Search online for hugelkultur raised bed. This will show you the principle. As misterQ said I would put a good layer of cardboard as the first layer. You will probably need to top up after the first year as the materials decompose as the level...
    Search online for hugelkultur raised bed. This will show you the principle. As misterQ said I would put a good layer of cardboard as the first layer. You will probably need to top up after the...
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    3
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  20. Andy Sumner

    Feeding roses

    When I had th eroses in my old house I just gave them a dose of chicken manure pellets and a compost mulch and they seemed happy enough.Rusty
    When I had th eroses in my old house I just gave them a dose of chicken manure pellets and a compost mulch and they seemed happy enough.Rusty
    When I had th eroses in my old house I just gave them a dose of chicken manure pellets and a compost mulch and they seemed happy enough.Rusty
    When I had th eroses in my old house I just gave them a dose of chicken manure pellets and a compost mulch and they seemed happy enough.Rusty
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