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  2. Harmony Arb
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    The Importance Of Proper Pruning Of Trees

    Great article ... only two things to add - always think safety before pruning anything. And always take you time. I see so many branches being hacked off with impatience so leave long term damage.
    Great article ... only two things to add - always think safety before pruning anything. And always take you time. I see so many branches being hacked off with impatience so leave long term damage.
    Great article ... only two things to add - always think safety before pruning anything. And always take you time. I see so many branches being hacked off with impatience so leave long term damage.
    Great article ... only two things to add - always think safety before pruning anything. And always take you time. I see so many branches being hacked off with impatience so leave long term damage.
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  3. Harmony Arb
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    Tree Health Diagnosis - A self help guide

    Hi all,Please please help!! My husband and I have recently bought a brand new house - the garden was a complete blank canvas and the first addition we made to it were 6 trees. 3 red robins, 1...
    Hi all,Please please help!! My husband and I have recently bought a brand new house - the garden was a complete blank canvas and the first addition we made to it were 6 trees. 3 red robins, 1 eucalyptus. 1 blossom tree and 1 something else!! The trees have been planted in the garden since...
    Hi all,Please please help!! My husband and I have recently bought a brand new house - the garden was a complete blank canvas and the first addition we made to it were 6 trees. 3 red robins, 1 eucalyptus. 1 blossom tree and 1 something else!!...
    Hi all,Please please help!! My husband and I have recently bought a brand new house - the garden was a complete blank canvas and the first addition we made to it were 6 trees. 3 red robins, 1...
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  4. Harmony Arb
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    The Importance of Tree Roots

    When we took delivery of our Oak tree seven years ago, We used a drizzle hose to keep the roots wet and gradually moved the area around the base further out till we knew that the root system had...
    When we took delivery of our Oak tree seven years ago, We used a drizzle hose to keep the roots wet and gradually moved the area around the base further out till we knew that the root system had been well and truly soaked. This meant having the hose on all night, which had a adverse affect to...
    When we took delivery of our Oak tree seven years ago, We used a drizzle hose to keep the roots wet and gradually moved the area around the base further out till we knew that the root system had been well and truly soaked. This meant having the...
    When we took delivery of our Oak tree seven years ago, We used a drizzle hose to keep the roots wet and gradually moved the area around the base further out till we knew that the root system had...
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  5. Harmony Arb
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    The Importance Of Tree Ecosystems

    :wink::hehe: They are right I am afraid Harmony... :hehe:
    :wink::hehe: They are right I am afraid Harmony... :hehe:
    :wink::hehe: They are right I am afraid Harmony... :hehe:
    :wink::hehe: They are right I am afraid Harmony... :hehe:
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  7. karaman

    why is my gingko not growing?

    Thanks, willco. karaman
    Thanks, willco. karaman
    Thanks, willco. karaman
    Thanks, willco. karaman
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  8. Andre Murphy

    Trees for a small garden

    I have a problem on my south facing garden with shade from neighbours trees. So I am thinking of making a woodland garden. Can anyone suggest small trees I can use to gain structure and balanced...
    I have a problem on my south facing garden with shade from neighbours trees. So I am thinking of making a woodland garden. Can anyone suggest small trees I can use to gain structure and balanced shade. At the moment only the east provides direct sunlight.
    I have a problem on my south facing garden with shade from neighbours trees. So I am thinking of making a woodland garden. Can anyone suggest small trees I can use to gain structure and balanced shade. At the moment only the east provides...
    I have a problem on my south facing garden with shade from neighbours trees. So I am thinking of making a woodland garden. Can anyone suggest small trees I can use to gain structure and balanced...
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  9. Jack Sparrow

    Tree for small garden

    There are plenty of fruit trees options that will grow to that size if you pick one on the right rootstock. My tzar plum is probably the nicest looking of my trees (apples, pears, cherries,...
    There are plenty of fruit trees options that will grow to that size if you pick one on the right rootstock. My tzar plum is probably the nicest looking of my trees (apples, pears, cherries, plums), kind of weeping. It should grow to about 2.5m and is on a VVA-1 rootstock I think. A big garden...
    There are plenty of fruit trees options that will grow to that size if you pick one on the right rootstock. My tzar plum is probably the nicest looking of my trees (apples, pears, cherries, plums), kind of weeping. It should grow to about 2.5m...
    There are plenty of fruit trees options that will grow to that size if you pick one on the right rootstock. My tzar plum is probably the nicest looking of my trees (apples, pears, cherries,...
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  10. BobbysMum

    Gardener has damaged trees with a strimmer

    Can't remember the last time I saw a gardener or company use a weed wipe so that there is very little contamination from a herbicide.
    Can't remember the last time I saw a gardener or company use a weed wipe so that there is very little contamination from a herbicide.
    Can't remember the last time I saw a gardener or company use a weed wipe so that there is very little contamination from a herbicide.
    Can't remember the last time I saw a gardener or company use a weed wipe so that there is very little contamination from a herbicide.
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  11. jon nash

    tree leaves

    well asked shrimp keepers yes you can freeze the leaves but if not used quick they get freezer burn and spoil :)
    well asked shrimp keepers yes you can freeze the leaves but if not used quick they get freezer burn and spoil :)
    well asked shrimp keepers yes you can freeze the leaves but if not used quick they get freezer burn and spoil :)
    well asked shrimp keepers yes you can freeze the leaves but if not used quick they get freezer burn and spoil :)
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  12. cedarwood

    Planting Thuja Occidentalis Smaragd - in pots or in ground near house?

    Cedarwood, post a picture. Doesnt have to be Standishii; I have some different varieties, all good. Makes sense just to get another of what you have and, yes, you can shape however you want. (I...
    Cedarwood, post a picture. Doesnt have to be Standishii; I have some different varieties, all good. Makes sense just to get another of what you have and, yes, you can shape however you want. (I have a dark yew standing over 6' and I intend to "humanise" him for some fun!) Yew is very...
    Cedarwood, post a picture. Doesnt have to be Standishii; I have some different varieties, all good. Makes sense just to get another of what you have and, yes, you can shape however you want. (I have a dark yew standing over 6' and I intend to...
    Cedarwood, post a picture. Doesnt have to be Standishii; I have some different varieties, all good. Makes sense just to get another of what you have and, yes, you can shape however you want. (I...
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  13. Smudgedhorizon

    Disease on acer - please help!

    Naah, it's so easy to mistake appearances with plants and Trees, and we all, Smudgedhorizon, have made similar mistakes:dunno::wallbanging::heehee:.........it's all about learning what's happening in the garden every day.
    Naah, it's so easy to mistake appearances with plants and Trees, and we all, Smudgedhorizon, have made similar mistakes:dunno::wallbanging::heehee:.........it's all about learning what's happening in the garden every day.
    Naah, it's so easy to mistake appearances with plants and Trees, and we all, Smudgedhorizon, have made similar mistakes:dunno::wallbanging::heehee:.........it's all about learning what's happening in the garden every day.
    Naah, it's so easy to mistake appearances with plants and Trees, and we all, Smudgedhorizon, have made similar mistakes:dunno::wallbanging::heehee:.........it's all about learning what's happening in the garden every day.
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  14. Gooseh

    Cut top off cypress goldcrest?

    I cut mine a few weeks ago I'm wanting to shape them in the future, I'm guessing yours are big mine are only little, I don't want them above the fence, I might make a ball on top of them in the...
    I cut mine a few weeks ago I'm wanting to shape them in the future, I'm guessing yours are big mine are only little, I don't want them above the fence, I might make a ball on top of them in the coming years.
    I cut mine a few weeks ago I'm wanting to shape them in the future, I'm guessing yours are big mine are only little, I don't want them above the fence, I might make a ball on top of them in the coming years.
    I cut mine a few weeks ago I'm wanting to shape them in the future, I'm guessing yours are big mine are only little, I don't want them above the fence, I might make a ball on top of them in the...
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  15. Redwing

    Old Olive Trees in Pots

    We spend our winters in Spain and am always fascinated with the huge old olive trees they sell.Funnily enough I love olives but not keen on the trees.
    We spend our winters in Spain and am always fascinated with the huge old olive trees they sell.Funnily enough I love olives but not keen on the trees.
    We spend our winters in Spain and am always fascinated with the huge old olive trees they sell.Funnily enough I love olives but not keen on the trees.
    We spend our winters in Spain and am always fascinated with the huge old olive trees they sell.Funnily enough I love olives but not keen on the trees.
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  17. zilly

    Pruning Spindle Tree

    Yes you are right, I have been looking at its shape and it isn't too bad more too tall than anything.
    Yes you are right, I have been looking at its shape and it isn't too bad more too tall than anything.
    Yes you are right, I have been looking at its shape and it isn't too bad more too tall than anything.
    Yes you are right, I have been looking at its shape and it isn't too bad more too tall than anything.
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  18. wiseowl

    What are these trees ?

    Good afternoon Owls are a protected species:heehee:
    Good afternoon Owls are a protected species:heehee:
    Good afternoon Owls are a protected species:heehee:
    Good afternoon Owls are a protected species:heehee:
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  19. Linz

    Fruit tree problems.

    The dead bit would be the rest of the whole tree.. Might be easier to dump the whole lot and start again.. hopefully, I have time on my side and supermarket nearby if I need a few apples/peaches...
    The dead bit would be the rest of the whole tree.. Might be easier to dump the whole lot and start again.. hopefully, I have time on my side and supermarket nearby if I need a few apples/peaches etc in the mean time :whistle:
    The dead bit would be the rest of the whole tree.. Might be easier to dump the whole lot and start again.. hopefully, I have time on my side and supermarket nearby if I need a few apples/peaches etc in the mean time :whistle:
    The dead bit would be the rest of the whole tree.. Might be easier to dump the whole lot and start again.. hopefully, I have time on my side and supermarket nearby if I need a few apples/peaches...
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  20. Beeder

    Cleveland pear

    Yes aphids are an insects. You can make home madevspray or buy a spray up to you.
    Yes aphids are an insects. You can make home madevspray or buy a spray up to you.
    Yes aphids are an insects. You can make home madevspray or buy a spray up to you.
    Yes aphids are an insects. You can make home madevspray or buy a spray up to you.
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  21. Sargan

    Pruning hedge - Cotoneaster franchetii

    I know this is the 'tree' sub-forum, but seemed best match.I have this year planted a 75m run of Cotoneaster franchetii - I used Mycorrhizal Fungi on roots, imported new soil for the 75m trench,...
    I know this is the 'tree' sub-forum, but seemed best match.I have this year planted a 75m run of Cotoneaster franchetii - I used Mycorrhizal Fungi on roots, imported new soil for the 75m trench, and water daily when dry, and feed weekly with seaweed feed. So given them as good as I...
    I know this is the 'tree' sub-forum, but seemed best match.I have this year planted a 75m run of Cotoneaster franchetii - I used Mycorrhizal Fungi on roots, imported new soil for the 75m trench, and water daily when dry, and feed weekly with...
    I know this is the 'tree' sub-forum, but seemed best match.I have this year planted a 75m run of Cotoneaster franchetii - I used Mycorrhizal Fungi on roots, imported new soil for the 75m trench,...
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  22. Nishant

    Privet Hedge

    Hello Friends,I live in Croydon: Uk. I am looking for thick Privet hedge roots. Just wondering if anyone was uprooting Privet, they can let me know and I could arrange for having this...
    Hello Friends,I live in Croydon: Uk. I am looking for thick Privet hedge roots. Just wondering if anyone was uprooting Privet, they can let me know and I could arrange for having this collected.So in case you come across a thick Privet which is going to be removed, please let me know. I will...
    Hello Friends,I live in Croydon: Uk. I am looking for thick Privet hedge roots. Just wondering if anyone was uprooting Privet, they can let me know and I could arrange for having this collected.So in case you come across a thick Privet which...
    Hello Friends,I live in Croydon: Uk. I am looking for thick Privet hedge roots. Just wondering if anyone was uprooting Privet, they can let me know and I could arrange for having this...
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  23. melanie93

    Eucalyptus tree leaves turning brown and dropping?

    Thanks for the replies. Leaf dropping seems to have calmed down since I posted. So fingers crossed it will be okay!
    Thanks for the replies. Leaf dropping seems to have calmed down since I posted. So fingers crossed it will be okay!
    Thanks for the replies. Leaf dropping seems to have calmed down since I posted. So fingers crossed it will be okay!
    Thanks for the replies. Leaf dropping seems to have calmed down since I posted. So fingers crossed it will be okay!
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  24. Ella17

    Help please!!

    I didn't realise they needed that much water!! I use a full watering can every other day - so obviously that's not enough! Thank you for the advice, I will get the feed that you suggest and hope...
    I didn't realise they needed that much water!! I use a full watering can every other day - so obviously that's not enough! Thank you for the advice, I will get the feed that you suggest and hope that they will recover. Do you think the fruits will be edible this year or are they too badly damaged?
    I didn't realise they needed that much water!! I use a full watering can every other day - so obviously that's not enough! Thank you for the advice, I will get the feed that you suggest and hope that they will recover. Do you think the fruits...
    I didn't realise they needed that much water!! I use a full watering can every other day - so obviously that's not enough! Thank you for the advice, I will get the feed that you suggest and hope...
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  25. TheMadHedger

    Sapling ID required please

    Thanks very much, for a sapling it has grown very fast over the past couple of months (far more so than my horse chestnut, oak and hazel saplings which I grew from nuts found in the wild). If...
    Thanks very much, for a sapling it has grown very fast over the past couple of months (far more so than my horse chestnut, oak and hazel saplings which I grew from nuts found in the wild). If that's in any way indicative of how fast it will continue to grow then I definitely need to at least...
    Thanks very much, for a sapling it has grown very fast over the past couple of months (far more so than my horse chestnut, oak and hazel saplings which I grew from nuts found in the wild). If that's in any way indicative of how fast it will...
    Thanks very much, for a sapling it has grown very fast over the past couple of months (far more so than my horse chestnut, oak and hazel saplings which I grew from nuts found in the wild). If...
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  26. Marley Farley

    My poor Tulip Tree.!!

    @pete Doh what am I thinking.!!!! I think you are spot on as I do have the darker veins and the mottling.. Thanks Pete you are a star.! :ThankYou::star::star::star:
    @pete Doh what am I thinking.!!!! I think you are spot on as I do have the darker veins and the mottling.. Thanks Pete you are a star.! :ThankYou::star::star::star:
    @pete Doh what am I thinking.!!!! I think you are spot on as I do have the darker veins and the mottling.. Thanks Pete you are a star.! :ThankYou::star::star::star:
    @pete Doh what am I thinking.!!!! I think you are spot on as I do have the darker veins and the mottling.. Thanks Pete you are a star.! :ThankYou::star::star::star:
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