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  1. Jack Snakes

    ID and advice...

    First one is Crinodendron. Agree with Marley on hebe and Weigela, or as my neighbour once said Wiglea.:biggrin:The others to me are the kind of nondescript things that aint worth growing :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    First one is Crinodendron. Agree with Marley on hebe and Weigela, or as my neighbour once said Wiglea.:biggrin:The others to me are the kind of nondescript things that aint worth growing :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    First one is Crinodendron. Agree with Marley on hebe and Weigela, or as my neighbour once said Wiglea.:biggrin:The others to me are the kind of nondescript things that aint worth growing :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    First one is Crinodendron. Agree with Marley on hebe and Weigela, or as my neighbour once said Wiglea.:biggrin:The others to me are the kind of nondescript things that aint worth growing :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
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  2. Verdun

    I wish.......

    One of my neighbours, who works for the Environmental Agency, came over to me a couple of years ago, and asked me to look at his pruning of a flourishing Budleja [that I'd given him years...
    One of my neighbours, who works for the Environmental Agency, came over to me a couple of years ago, and asked me to look at his pruning of a flourishing Budleja [that I'd given him years earlier]. On looking I found he'd cut it right down to the base leaving no shoots. Now, Budlejas are tough...
    One of my neighbours, who works for the Environmental Agency, came over to me a couple of years ago, and asked me to look at his pruning of a flourishing Budleja [that I'd given him years earlier]. On looking I found he'd cut it right down to the...
    One of my neighbours, who works for the Environmental Agency, came over to me a couple of years ago, and asked me to look at his pruning of a flourishing Budleja [that I'd given him years...
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  3. sweetiex

    Growing fruit and vegetables

    Does anyone know if you can plant loganberry and glen lyon raspberries near to each other? Also will gooseberries be ok near the raspberries? The plan is to grow them all up one side of our fence.
    Does anyone know if you can plant loganberry and glen lyon raspberries near to each other? Also will gooseberries be ok near the raspberries? The plan is to grow them all up one side of our fence.
    Does anyone know if you can plant loganberry and glen lyon raspberries near to each other? Also will gooseberries be ok near the raspberries? The plan is to grow them all up one side of our fence.
    Does anyone know if you can plant loganberry and glen lyon raspberries near to each other? Also will gooseberries be ok near the raspberries? The plan is to grow them all up one side of our fence.
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  4. SAH

    Beech Hedge

    Resist the temptation to wait until they reach the desired height - before you trim :spinning:. The trick is to trim them back each year until the base of the hedge is bushy/dense and then let them grow to...
    Resist the temptation to wait until they reach the desired height - before you trim :spinning:. The trick is to trim them back each year until the base of the hedge is bushy/dense and then let them grow to height.It takes longer for the base to go bushy if you have a tall hedge.I planted a beech...
    Resist the temptation to wait until they reach the desired height - before you trim :spinning:. The trick is to trim them back each year until the base of the hedge is bushy/dense and then let them grow to height.It takes longer for the base to go bushy...
    Resist the temptation to wait until they reach the desired height - before you trim :spinning:. The trick is to trim them back each year until the base of the hedge is bushy/dense and then let them grow to...
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  5. Verdun

    Infuriating or what?

    Received begonia plugs yesterday....yes, in those "nets". :thud: They arent always too noticeable but best to remove them.
    Received begonia plugs yesterday....yes, in those "nets". :thud: They arent always too noticeable but best to remove them.
    Received begonia plugs yesterday....yes, in those "nets". :thud: They arent always too noticeable but best to remove them.
    Received begonia plugs yesterday....yes, in those "nets". :thud: They arent always too noticeable but best to remove them.
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  6. fat controller

    Area under a conifer

    Them green thumbs can get slippery - it couldn`t possibly be the drinking problem that you don`t have :whistle:
    Them green thumbs can get slippery - it couldn`t possibly be the drinking problem that you don`t have :whistle:
    Them green thumbs can get slippery - it couldn`t possibly be the drinking problem that you don`t have :whistle:
    Them green thumbs can get slippery - it couldn`t possibly be the drinking problem that you don`t have :whistle:
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  7. ant1977

    Ideas for makeover?

    You'll need something that can cope with the trees close by.Bulbs are a good idea - as they make and store their own food for the following year. I've some grape hyacinth under my japanese...
    You'll need something that can cope with the trees close by.Bulbs are a good idea - as they make and store their own food for the following year. I've some grape hyacinth under my japanese cherry.Or you could go for primula - these are hardy and will come back year on year - they are found...
    You'll need something that can cope with the trees close by.Bulbs are a good idea - as they make and store their own food for the following year. I've some grape hyacinth under my japanese cherry.Or you could go for primula - these are hardy...
    You'll need something that can cope with the trees close by.Bulbs are a good idea - as they make and store their own food for the following year. I've some grape hyacinth under my japanese...
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  8. Rustler

    Poorly Goldcrest Conifers.

    That sounds a good idea, M. Thanks for your input.
    That sounds a good idea, M. Thanks for your input.
    That sounds a good idea, M. Thanks for your input.
    That sounds a good idea, M. Thanks for your input.
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  9. Lacewing

    Pieris pruning/relocation advice please

    thanks so much for that Sheal, I will follow your advice :)
    thanks so much for that Sheal, I will follow your advice :)
    thanks so much for that Sheal, I will follow your advice :)
    thanks so much for that Sheal, I will follow your advice :)
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  10. gunners71uk

    aquadulce claudia broad bean

    Fingers crossed then @TheMadHedger they are a bean which normally overwinters so I can only be hopeful that they will be ok.. ;)
    Fingers crossed then @TheMadHedger they are a bean which normally overwinters so I can only be hopeful that they will be ok.. ;)
    Fingers crossed then @TheMadHedger they are a bean which normally overwinters so I can only be hopeful that they will be ok.. ;)
    Fingers crossed then @TheMadHedger they are a bean which normally overwinters so I can only be hopeful that they will be ok.. ;)
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  11. Jiffy

    Viburnum Beetle Larve

    I hope i have as they made a mess last year, they haven't started eating much yet but they are there :mad:
    I hope i have as they made a mess last year, they haven't started eating much yet but they are there :mad:
    I hope i have as they made a mess last year, they haven't started eating much yet but they are there :mad:
    I hope i have as they made a mess last year, they haven't started eating much yet but they are there :mad:
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  12. honeybunny

    established potted climber...how

    @Ian Taylor may have some thoughts on this. He has quite a collection of Clematis.
    @Ian Taylor may have some thoughts on this. He has quite a collection of Clematis.
    @Ian Taylor may have some thoughts on this. He has quite a collection of Clematis.
    @Ian Taylor may have some thoughts on this. He has quite a collection of Clematis.
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  13. Poly Hive

    Blinding

    Ok so now we are on plan B. The plastic has been recycled and porous weed suppressant material bought. Now begun to barrow in as we have had a metal ramp made for us which is 20ft by 3. Only 14...
    Ok so now we are on plan B. The plastic has been recycled and porous weed suppressant material bought. Now begun to barrow in as we have had a metal ramp made for us which is 20ft by 3. Only 14 tons of blinding to shift. :)
    Ok so now we are on plan B. The plastic has been recycled and porous weed suppressant material bought. Now begun to barrow in as we have had a metal ramp made for us which is 20ft by 3. Only 14 tons of blinding to shift. :)
    Ok so now we are on plan B. The plastic has been recycled and porous weed suppressant material bought. Now begun to barrow in as we have had a metal ramp made for us which is 20ft by 3. Only 14...
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  14. HarryS

    Acer Container Planting ?

    Cheers @mowgley , I'll buy my ericaceous compost this morning :blue thumb:
    Cheers @mowgley , I'll buy my ericaceous compost this morning :blue thumb:
    Cheers @mowgley , I'll buy my ericaceous compost this morning :blue thumb:
    Cheers @mowgley , I'll buy my ericaceous compost this morning :blue thumb:
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  15. day dreamer

    Is it all too late? (to prune!)

    Perfect timing for pruning cherries, go for it
    Perfect timing for pruning cherries, go for it
    Perfect timing for pruning cherries, go for it
    Perfect timing for pruning cherries, go for it
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  16. SimonZ

    simple answers on bee-friendly gardening?

    Hmm, Simon, I think you are worrying too much about the complexity of Nature and how effective your own garden would affect local wildlife etc. If you grow the much cited plants that are known...
    Hmm, Simon, I think you are worrying too much about the complexity of Nature and how effective your own garden would affect local wildlife etc. If you grow the much cited plants that are known to be beneficial to Insects, animals and birdlife then you will see the positive proof by the...
    Hmm, Simon, I think you are worrying too much about the complexity of Nature and how effective your own garden would affect local wildlife etc. If you grow the much cited plants that are known to be beneficial to Insects, animals and birdlife...
    Hmm, Simon, I think you are worrying too much about the complexity of Nature and how effective your own garden would affect local wildlife etc. If you grow the much cited plants that are known...
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  18. Mowerman

    Japenese Knotweed and Invasive Weed Eradication - Change of Career - Advice Needed!

    @Scrungee - it sounds like the builders have been reckless beyond comprehension and now they're paying the price.The red shoots should've made an appearance recently and may indeed have put...
    @Scrungee - it sounds like the builders have been reckless beyond comprehension and now they're paying the price.The red shoots should've made an appearance recently and may indeed have put their project on hold, possibly for years - until the area is certified as JK clear by an accredited...
    @Scrungee - it sounds like the builders have been reckless beyond comprehension and now they're paying the price.The red shoots should've made an appearance recently and may indeed have put their project on hold, possibly for years - until the...
    @Scrungee - it sounds like the builders have been reckless beyond comprehension and now they're paying the price.The red shoots should've made an appearance recently and may indeed have put...
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  19. Quentin Jackson

    Evergreen hedge recommendations

    I went for Photinia × fraseri 'Red Robin' ( Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' | Christmas berry 'Red Robin'/RHS Gardening )
    I went for Photinia × fraseri 'Red Robin' ( Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' | Christmas berry 'Red Robin'/RHS Gardening )
    I went for Photinia × fraseri 'Red Robin' ( Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' | Christmas berry 'Red Robin'/RHS Gardening )
    I went for Photinia × fraseri 'Red Robin' ( Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' | Christmas berry 'Red Robin'/RHS Gardening )
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  20. boutetm

    Accidentally used ericaceous compost

    They will be okApparently plants that like alkaline soil are ok in one that is more acid. But plants that like an acid soil will not be ok in one that is more alkaline. I have read the...
    They will be okApparently plants that like alkaline soil are ok in one that is more acid. But plants that like an acid soil will not be ok in one that is more alkaline. I have read the explanation for this but can't remember why off hand. :scratch:
    They will be okApparently plants that like alkaline soil are ok in one that is more acid. But plants that like an acid soil will not be ok in one that is more alkaline. I have read the explanation for this but can't remember why off hand. :scratch:
    They will be okApparently plants that like alkaline soil are ok in one that is more acid. But plants that like an acid soil will not be ok in one that is more alkaline. I have read the...
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