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  • 22 April 2017 - PaulWynne
    I inherited an untended 15 year old beech hedge and lopped them to 6 ft . Can I prune the branches which... (More)
    Let the new growth get established until August and then clip evenly at, or close to, the height you... (More)
  • 22 April 2017 - Arwen
    We have a raised area by the back door which is ideal for plants. Unfortunately it is also next to the... (More)
    Oil fumes will not damage most plants, unless they are hot, which is unlikely over more than a couple... (More)
  • 21 April 2017 - 190120171
    leaves turning yellow, brown will they die. (More)
    If newly planted, in the last few months, they are adjusting to the conditions and will likely recover... (More)
  • 20 April 2017 - Ballofenergy
    Do you know what this little devil is and how we can get it out of our beds and paths? (More)
    That little plant is called liverwort and those are its fruiting bodies, producing spores.It is an ancient... (More)
  • 19 April 2017 - terryofcrete
    Recently a few magpies have found something they like in my lawn and are systematically digging all around... (More)
    The magpies, and crows often do it too, are feeding on grubs, probably leather-jackets, the larvae of... (More)
  • 19 April 2017 - bibi2591
    Having problems with the rhubarb this year as you can see it is being eaten by something but it is not... (More)
    It is not snails .... the main damage was done while the leaves were in bud, probably cutworms or possible... (More)
  • 19 April 2017 - EmmaK
    I am wondering if you can tell me what is wrong with my Camellias. Both are kept in containers in a... (More)
    This looks like root rot ... possibly just because it happens occasionally, or possibly due to too much... (More)
  • 19 April 2017 - 051020091
    I have 3 plum trees, 2 oulins and 1 opal. All were laden with fruit til 3 years ago when the Opal... (More)
    Old fruit trees often take a rest after a heavy crop. The cutting back and feeding will boost new growth... (More)
  • 18 April 2017 - JimJams
    I have 2 hamburg grape vines planted in a polycarbonate lean-to greenhouse. The rights are inside but... (More)
    The weather got a bit colder and you may have been watering too much... wet compost is cold compost. (More)
  • 18 April 2017 - Hugh47
    When I sow scorzonera indoors, it germinates well enough. But it doesn't take well to being transplanted.... (More)
    Scorzonera is best grown in the open soil, the seeds sown directly and thinned out. It is easy to grow... (More)

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