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  1. Fuzzybear888

    Brick planter depth for camellia and hedging

    All I would say is they can be not deep enough, but they can never be too deep. I'd always prefer they were open at the bottom to allow the roots to penetrate the soil below.
    All I would say is they can be not deep enough, but they can never be too deep. I'd always prefer they were open at the bottom to allow the roots to penetrate the soil below.
    All I would say is they can be not deep enough, but they can never be too deep. I'd always prefer they were open at the bottom to allow the roots to penetrate the soil below.
    All I would say is they can be not deep enough, but they can never be too deep. I'd always prefer they were open at the bottom to allow the roots to penetrate the soil below.
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  2. Wildcat

    Help with Pear tree decease ?

    Sorry did not knowPrevent, identify and treat pear tree pests and diseases in ... www.gardenfocused.co.uk/fruitarticles/pears/pest.php In autumn, as the leaves of pear trees are dying, spores...
    Sorry did not knowPrevent, identify and treat pear tree pests and diseases in ... www.gardenfocused.co.uk/fruitarticles/pears/pest.php In autumn, as the leaves of pear trees are dying, spores are released from the rust infection into the air. If they are to survive winter they must find...
    Sorry did not knowPrevent, identify and treat pear tree pests and diseases in ... www.gardenfocused.co.uk/fruitarticles/pears/pest.php In autumn, as the leaves of pear trees are dying, spores are released from the rust infection into the air....
    Sorry did not knowPrevent, identify and treat pear tree pests and diseases in ... www.gardenfocused.co.uk/fruitarticles/pears/pest.php In autumn, as the leaves of pear trees are dying, spores...
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  3. dotty

    potting soil

    Hi,Its down to personal choice, though the peat free composts still have a long way to go to be anywhere near as good as peat. The plant producers still use masses of peat because the peat free...
    Hi,Its down to personal choice, though the peat free composts still have a long way to go to be anywhere near as good as peat. The plant producers still use masses of peat because the peat free stuff is either not good enough for their plants or too dear.If you look on the back of the...
    Hi,Its down to personal choice, though the peat free composts still have a long way to go to be anywhere near as good as peat. The plant producers still use masses of peat because the peat free stuff is either not good enough for their plants...
    Hi,Its down to personal choice, though the peat free composts still have a long way to go to be anywhere near as good as peat. The plant producers still use masses of peat because the peat free...
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  4. xf8u39

    Japanese Maple

    I think they are definitely conifers ,but at that early stage it's pretty much impossible to say what kind.Personally I'd be trying to hardened them off to out door conditions, before the...
    I think they are definitely conifers ,but at that early stage it's pretty much impossible to say what kind.Personally I'd be trying to hardened them off to out door conditions, before the winter comes. I think the smaller one of the two could be planted slightly deeper, it might be a bit...
    I think they are definitely conifers ,but at that early stage it's pretty much impossible to say what kind.Personally I'd be trying to hardened them off to out door conditions, before the winter comes. I think the smaller one of the two could...
    I think they are definitely conifers ,but at that early stage it's pretty much impossible to say what kind.Personally I'd be trying to hardened them off to out door conditions, before the...
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  5. lowrider69

    winter pansies & violas

    yea the petunias were really nice but its a lot of deadheading all the time lol,any winter flowers that are yearly blooms?
    yea the petunias were really nice but its a lot of deadheading all the time lol,any winter flowers that are yearly blooms?
    yea the petunias were really nice but its a lot of deadheading all the time lol,any winter flowers that are yearly blooms?
    yea the petunias were really nice but its a lot of deadheading all the time lol,any winter flowers that are yearly blooms?
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  6. David Kearley

    Noob looking for a new plant :)

    Thanks, all noted.
    Thanks, all noted.
    Thanks, all noted.
    Thanks, all noted.
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  7. Pixel1982

    Perennials

    Please do, I love garden progress updates, especially when it's a pollinator-friendly garden! :blue thumb:Nick
    Please do, I love garden progress updates, especially when it's a pollinator-friendly garden! :blue thumb:Nick
    Please do, I love garden progress updates, especially when it's a pollinator-friendly garden! :blue thumb:Nick
    Please do, I love garden progress updates, especially when it's a pollinator-friendly garden! :blue thumb:Nick
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  8. Curo2002

    Struggling beginner

    Looking at your image the problem is clayey soil, to solve this you need to be adding an organic humus soil conditioner plus horticultural girt, or concreting sand, this helps to break it...
    Looking at your image the problem is clayey soil, to solve this you need to be adding an organic humus soil conditioner plus horticultural girt, or concreting sand, this helps to break it down.When your soil is clayey, most people think by forking and adding some sand will cure the problem are...
    Looking at your image the problem is clayey soil, to solve this you need to be adding an organic humus soil conditioner plus horticultural girt, or concreting sand, this helps to break it down.When your soil is clayey, most people think by...
    Looking at your image the problem is clayey soil, to solve this you need to be adding an organic humus soil conditioner plus horticultural girt, or concreting sand, this helps to break it...
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  9. SianA

    New Clematis : what do I do to it next.?

    Will sead head tomorrow thanks!
    Will sead head tomorrow thanks!
    Will sead head tomorrow thanks!
    Will sead head tomorrow thanks!
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  10. Mitch66

    Strawberries in greenhouse

    Thanks for the advice, Ok I will do that, I just wondered if they would survive frosts etc. they are in the greenhouse, they are in small 3 inch pots at the moment, would you suggest re-potting...
    Thanks for the advice, Ok I will do that, I just wondered if they would survive frosts etc. they are in the greenhouse, they are in small 3 inch pots at the moment, would you suggest re-potting to larger pots then just keep them moist
    Thanks for the advice, Ok I will do that, I just wondered if they would survive frosts etc. they are in the greenhouse, they are in small 3 inch pots at the moment, would you suggest re-potting to larger pots then just keep them moist
    Thanks for the advice, Ok I will do that, I just wondered if they would survive frosts etc. they are in the greenhouse, they are in small 3 inch pots at the moment, would you suggest re-potting...
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  11. Lowey

    Noob Gardener - Lawn Repair

    Hi @Ali Naqvi , your lawn is in need of some tlc I can see quite a bit of coarse grass in it which is upto you if it bothers you are not .1. No scarifying or dethatching at the moment this job...
    Hi @Ali Naqvi , your lawn is in need of some tlc I can see quite a bit of coarse grass in it which is upto you if it bothers you are not .1. No scarifying or dethatching at the moment this job is done Spring or September / October , it will do to much damage to the lawn at this time of...
    Hi @Ali Naqvi , your lawn is in need of some tlc I can see quite a bit of coarse grass in it which is upto you if it bothers you are not .1. No scarifying or dethatching at the moment this job is done Spring or September / October , it will do...
    Hi @Ali Naqvi , your lawn is in need of some tlc I can see quite a bit of coarse grass in it which is upto you if it bothers you are not .1. No scarifying or dethatching at the moment this job...
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  12. 24Jude

    Peony Bare Root

    Thanks for your reply, whats the best to plant them in as I dont have a garden as such, planters & pots. Do they need to be left soaked in water for a few hours?
    Thanks for your reply, whats the best to plant them in as I dont have a garden as such, planters & pots. Do they need to be left soaked in water for a few hours?
    Thanks for your reply, whats the best to plant them in as I dont have a garden as such, planters & pots. Do they need to be left soaked in water for a few hours?
    Thanks for your reply, whats the best to plant them in as I dont have a garden as such, planters & pots. Do they need to be left soaked in water for a few hours?
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  13. lowrider69

    Clematis Plant Advise please

    Cant remember what Clematis this is but it never flowers or very rarely get some little buds and a couple of tiny red flowers quite hard to see, anyone know which Clematis this is or why it never...
    Cant remember what Clematis this is but it never flowers or very rarely get some little buds and a couple of tiny red flowers quite hard to see, anyone know which Clematis this is or why it never flowers? . .
    Cant remember what Clematis this is but it never flowers or very rarely get some little buds and a couple of tiny red flowers quite hard to see, anyone know which Clematis this is or why it never flowers? . .
    Cant remember what Clematis this is but it never flowers or very rarely get some little buds and a couple of tiny red flowers quite hard to see, anyone know which Clematis this is or why it never...
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  14. T_i_m

    Plant for electronics project recommendation please.

    Hi,There are several types, but that probably is the Fibrous rooted type vs the Corms/Tubers, plus there are uprights and trailers and smaller bedding types etc.Yours looks very healthy so...
    Hi,There are several types, but that probably is the Fibrous rooted type vs the Corms/Tubers, plus there are uprights and trailers and smaller bedding types etc.Yours looks very healthy so hard to say what caused it rot off like that, could be over watering or some disease ?? As said we...
    Hi,There are several types, but that probably is the Fibrous rooted type vs the Corms/Tubers, plus there are uprights and trailers and smaller bedding types etc.Yours looks very healthy so hard to say what caused it rot off like that, could...
    Hi,There are several types, but that probably is the Fibrous rooted type vs the Corms/Tubers, plus there are uprights and trailers and smaller bedding types etc.Yours looks very healthy so...
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  15. BrianA

    Staking Saplings

    My usual approach to Eucalyptus is to cut it back, because I want to keep it smaller and cant cope with a large tree. But I believe this is also good practice when it comes to establishing a good...
    My usual approach to Eucalyptus is to cut it back, because I want to keep it smaller and cant cope with a large tree. But I believe this is also good practice when it comes to establishing a good root hold.If you cut it back in spring for the first couple of years it will become more stable...
    My usual approach to Eucalyptus is to cut it back, because I want to keep it smaller and cant cope with a large tree. But I believe this is also good practice when it comes to establishing a good root hold.If you cut it back in spring for the...
    My usual approach to Eucalyptus is to cut it back, because I want to keep it smaller and cant cope with a large tree. But I believe this is also good practice when it comes to establishing a good...
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    3
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    232
  16. Dave1967

    Newbie propagation

    Hi,A more common method for Roses and Laurel is to put the cuttings straight into garden soil. How to take rose cuttingsThey might take a bit longer to root, but they will not need to be moved...
    Hi,A more common method for Roses and Laurel is to put the cuttings straight into garden soil. How to take rose cuttingsThey might take a bit longer to root, but they will not need to be moved around and repotted as you have to do with a propagator.Placing cuttings into a propagator this...
    Hi,A more common method for Roses and Laurel is to put the cuttings straight into garden soil. How to take rose cuttingsThey might take a bit longer to root, but they will not need to be moved around and repotted as you have to do with a...
    Hi,A more common method for Roses and Laurel is to put the cuttings straight into garden soil. How to take rose cuttingsThey might take a bit longer to root, but they will not need to be moved...
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    278
  17. wren1

    Pruning Hebes

    Ah, thanks. I'd misunderstood what you meant there. I thought you meant to only cut the green bit of the stem when pruning, not as far as the brown bit. I see what you mean now!
    Ah, thanks. I'd misunderstood what you meant there. I thought you meant to only cut the green bit of the stem when pruning, not as far as the brown bit. I see what you mean now!
    Ah, thanks. I'd misunderstood what you meant there. I thought you meant to only cut the green bit of the stem when pruning, not as far as the brown bit. I see what you mean now!
    Ah, thanks. I'd misunderstood what you meant there. I thought you meant to only cut the green bit of the stem when pruning, not as far as the brown bit. I see what you mean now!
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  18. Joksi

    Is my Kimko Clematis dying?

    Seem more like the outer skin
    Seem more like the outer skin
    Seem more like the outer skin
    Seem more like the outer skin
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    220
  19. ScotchCorner

    It's a pandemic in the garden! Snails and slugs

    Apparently the nasty metaldehyde pellets have not been allowed since March 2021 - the blue ones are now ferric phosphate which is not injurious to birds etc, but apparently can still cause trouble...
    Apparently the nasty metaldehyde pellets have not been allowed since March 2021 - the blue ones are now ferric phosphate which is not injurious to birds etc, but apparently can still cause trouble for earthworms if too many are spread! Many websites are still going on about metaldehyde poisoning...
    Apparently the nasty metaldehyde pellets have not been allowed since March 2021 - the blue ones are now ferric phosphate which is not injurious to birds etc, but apparently can still cause trouble for earthworms if too many are spread! Many...
    Apparently the nasty metaldehyde pellets have not been allowed since March 2021 - the blue ones are now ferric phosphate which is not injurious to birds etc, but apparently can still cause trouble...
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  20. Dais72

    Plants for small pots

    Thanks for the tip:). Don't seem to have them in local hardware store. Maybe try garden centre next time I'm down that way.
    Thanks for the tip:). Don't seem to have them in local hardware store. Maybe try garden centre next time I'm down that way.
    Thanks for the tip:). Don't seem to have them in local hardware store. Maybe try garden centre next time I'm down that way.
    Thanks for the tip:). Don't seem to have them in local hardware store. Maybe try garden centre next time I'm down that way.
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    10
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    522

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