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  1. boutetm

    What to do with this rose bush?

    Hi thanks so much. See image for more info. Do you think I should prune a bit more?
    Hi thanks so much. See image for more info. Do you think I should prune a bit more?
    Hi thanks so much. See image for more info. Do you think I should prune a bit more?
    Hi thanks so much. See image for more info. Do you think I should prune a bit more?
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  2. Poly Hive

    Blinding

    It wouldn't buy it by the bag I would get a tree surgeon to deliver.. If you are looking for a one off solution as you say, then you need to go down the path already suggested by Claire G.. Your...
    It wouldn't buy it by the bag I would get a tree surgeon to deliver.. If you are looking for a one off solution as you say, then you need to go down the path already suggested by Claire G.. Your idea of using old polythene sacks and blinding will be dangerous after a while due to you slipping as...
    It wouldn't buy it by the bag I would get a tree surgeon to deliver.. If you are looking for a one off solution as you say, then you need to go down the path already suggested by Claire G.. Your idea of using old polythene sacks and blinding will...
    It wouldn't buy it by the bag I would get a tree surgeon to deliver.. If you are looking for a one off solution as you say, then you need to go down the path already suggested by Claire G.. Your...
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  3. gunners71uk

    aquadulce claudia broad bean

    I usually sow Aquadulce November time but one year I couldn't plant till nearly end of Feb.. They grew quite well but not a very big crop and the plants were not so sturdy, also harder to keep...
    I usually sow Aquadulce November time but one year I couldn't plant till nearly end of Feb.. They grew quite well but not a very big crop and the plants were not so sturdy, also harder to keep moist as they hadn't had a few months of getting roots down.... Also they were very blighted whereas...
    I usually sow Aquadulce November time but one year I couldn't plant till nearly end of Feb.. They grew quite well but not a very big crop and the plants were not so sturdy, also harder to keep moist as they hadn't had a few months of getting...
    I usually sow Aquadulce November time but one year I couldn't plant till nearly end of Feb.. They grew quite well but not a very big crop and the plants were not so sturdy, also harder to keep...
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  4. stumorphmac

    sending plants to europe

    I don't know the current rules but it used to be OK to send seeds but not plants.With bringing plants into this country:- no plant could have soil attached to the roots but, otherwise, you...
    I don't know the current rules but it used to be OK to send seeds but not plants.With bringing plants into this country:- no plant could have soil attached to the roots but, otherwise, you could bring in all plants apart from those on two lists, one was of prohibited plants and one of...
    I don't know the current rules but it used to be OK to send seeds but not plants.With bringing plants into this country:- no plant could have soil attached to the roots but, otherwise, you could bring in all plants apart from those on two...
    I don't know the current rules but it used to be OK to send seeds but not plants.With bringing plants into this country:- no plant could have soil attached to the roots but, otherwise, you...
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  5. pickle

    Bulbs and squirrels

    Oh that sounds lovely! Well its true enough that the squirrels don't seem too interested - they've had a little go but not much. No, now it's just the muncjac I've got to stop from nibbling the...
    Oh that sounds lovely! Well its true enough that the squirrels don't seem too interested - they've had a little go but not much. No, now it's just the muncjac I've got to stop from nibbling the tops off!!!
    Oh that sounds lovely! Well its true enough that the squirrels don't seem too interested - they've had a little go but not much. No, now it's just the muncjac I've got to stop from nibbling the tops off!!!
    Oh that sounds lovely! Well its true enough that the squirrels don't seem too interested - they've had a little go but not much. No, now it's just the muncjac I've got to stop from nibbling the...
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  6. john558
    Like x 10

    Today at Wilkos

    Keep checking Kayleigh. My Ramsgate branch has stared putting out seed Potatoes.
    Keep checking Kayleigh. My Ramsgate branch has stared putting out seed Potatoes.
    Keep checking Kayleigh. My Ramsgate branch has stared putting out seed Potatoes.
    Keep checking Kayleigh. My Ramsgate branch has stared putting out seed Potatoes.
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  7. Kandy
    Like x 4

    Trees...

    While we were away in Somerset a few weeks ago we had a nice walk through one of the local woods and here are a few photos of some of the trees on our walk.I don't think I could live...
    While we were away in Somerset a few weeks ago we had a nice walk through one of the local woods and here are a few photos of some of the trees on our walk.I don't think I could live anywhere where there are no trees.This part of the country has many very old trees in their woods
    While we were away in Somerset a few weeks ago we had a nice walk through one of the local woods and here are a few photos of some of the trees on our walk.I don't think I could live anywhere where there are no trees.This part of the...
    While we were away in Somerset a few weeks ago we had a nice walk through one of the local woods and here are a few photos of some of the trees on our walk.I don't think I could live...
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  8. Richard Hughes

    New Greenhouse

    Hello and welcome to the forum Richard.You don't need a concrete slab for a greenhouse. To get it level just dig into the slope at the higher end and use the spoil to build up at the other...
    Hello and welcome to the forum Richard.You don't need a concrete slab for a greenhouse. To get it level just dig into the slope at the higher end and use the spoil to build up at the other end.There are other considerations of course such as orientation to the sun and shading from trees.In...
    Hello and welcome to the forum Richard.You don't need a concrete slab for a greenhouse. To get it level just dig into the slope at the higher end and use the spoil to build up at the other end.There are other considerations of course such as...
    Hello and welcome to the forum Richard.You don't need a concrete slab for a greenhouse. To get it level just dig into the slope at the higher end and use the spoil to build up at the other...
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  9. Mowerman

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

    Thanks, I'm a bit out of date but did had a wealth of experience in construction related procurement.
    Thanks, I'm a bit out of date but did had a wealth of experience in construction related procurement.
    Thanks, I'm a bit out of date but did had a wealth of experience in construction related procurement.
    Thanks, I'm a bit out of date but did had a wealth of experience in construction related procurement.
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  10. Dave0w

    weed killer

    It should only take about five or ten minutes every few weeks or so to pull out the surface weeds from that size area. :blue thumb: :noidea:
    It should only take about five or ten minutes every few weeks or so to pull out the surface weeds from that size area. :blue thumb: :noidea:
    It should only take about five or ten minutes every few weeks or so to pull out the surface weeds from that size area. :blue thumb: :noidea:
    It should only take about five or ten minutes every few weeks or so to pull out the surface weeds from that size area. :blue thumb: :noidea:
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  11. Linz

    Turning sod over for new border

    Thanks M, I'll make it wider :dbgrtmb: don't want to lose too much lawn though..kiddies like to run about! Sorted my shed out today instead ha!No clay thankfully but a lot of rubble, previous people...
    Thanks M, I'll make it wider :dbgrtmb: don't want to lose too much lawn though..kiddies like to run about! Sorted my shed out today instead ha!No clay thankfully but a lot of rubble, previous people threw stones in off the railway banking to level it where I'm digging.. Finding coal beans too :doh:
    Thanks M, I'll make it wider :dbgrtmb: don't want to lose too much lawn though..kiddies like to run about! Sorted my shed out today instead ha!No clay thankfully but a lot of rubble, previous people threw stones in off the railway banking to level it...
    Thanks M, I'll make it wider :dbgrtmb: don't want to lose too much lawn though..kiddies like to run about! Sorted my shed out today instead ha!No clay thankfully but a lot of rubble, previous people...
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  12. Ben James

    What is this shrub?

    Hi Ben, The most common one is called " Rose of Sharon ". I may be wrong but I think "St Johns Wort" only applies to the smaller ones derived from the wild ones.
    Hi Ben, The most common one is called " Rose of Sharon ". I may be wrong but I think "St Johns Wort" only applies to the smaller ones derived from the wild ones.
    Hi Ben, The most common one is called " Rose of Sharon ". I may be wrong but I think "St Johns Wort" only applies to the smaller ones derived from the wild ones.
    Hi Ben, The most common one is called " Rose of Sharon ". I may be wrong but I think "St Johns Wort" only applies to the smaller ones derived from the wild ones.
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  13. Nimisgardens

    What's this bush called?

    Could be either F. Magellanica Gracilis ( which has long arching stems ) or F. Magellanica " Riccartonii " ( more upright and stiffer growth ).No such thing as " Riccardii ", sorry.
    Could be either F. Magellanica Gracilis ( which has long arching stems ) or F. Magellanica " Riccartonii " ( more upright and stiffer growth ).No such thing as " Riccardii ", sorry.
    Could be either F. Magellanica Gracilis ( which has long arching stems ) or F. Magellanica " Riccartonii " ( more upright and stiffer growth ).No such thing as " Riccardii ", sorry.
    Could be either F. Magellanica Gracilis ( which has long arching stems ) or F. Magellanica " Riccartonii " ( more upright and stiffer growth ).No such thing as " Riccardii ", sorry.
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  14. Gillian

    Ripening Bell Peppers

    Good evening Gillian and welcome to the site. My bit of advice would be, STOP FEEDING.lol lol lol
    Good evening Gillian and welcome to the site. My bit of advice would be, STOP FEEDING.lol lol lol
    Good evening Gillian and welcome to the site. My bit of advice would be, STOP FEEDING.lol lol lol
    Good evening Gillian and welcome to the site. My bit of advice would be, STOP FEEDING.lol lol lol
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  15. stu.zzr

    Honeysuckle problem.

    Gosh, so it is[emoji54]Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
    Gosh, so it is[emoji54]Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
    Gosh, so it is[emoji54]Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
    Gosh, so it is[emoji54]Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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  16. silu
    Friendly x 9

    Free plants for anybody who might want them.

    You are quite right, I know someone who helps out at a wholesale nursery and the last time they visited they told me, not counting the trees, it would cost in the region of £500,000 to replace all...
    You are quite right, I know someone who helps out at a wholesale nursery and the last time they visited they told me, not counting the trees, it would cost in the region of £500,000 to replace all the plant and quantities of, that I have:wow: Hopefully I will get plenty of takers and not waste lots...
    You are quite right, I know someone who helps out at a wholesale nursery and the last time they visited they told me, not counting the trees, it would cost in the region of £500,000 to replace all the plant and quantities of, that I have:wow:...
    You are quite right, I know someone who helps out at a wholesale nursery and the last time they visited they told me, not counting the trees, it would cost in the region of £500,000 to replace all...
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  17. Katie K

    Help with tree stump!

    Dig dig dig...
    Dig dig dig...
    Dig dig dig...
    Dig dig dig...
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  18. Max Dread

    What to use to protect the inside of a raised bed (part brick part wood)?

    I'd use something like this, there are various products.I'm not a fan of liners.:)
    I'd use something like this, there are various products.I'm not a fan of liners.:)
    I'd use something like this, there are various products.I'm not a fan of liners.:)
    I'd use something like this, there are various products.I'm not a fan of liners.:)
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  19. Thomas2525

    Any one no what this plan is it was near blackberry plants

    They are cute though, FC.lol
    They are cute though, FC.lol
    They are cute though, FC.lol
    They are cute though, FC.lol
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