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  • 28 June 2016 - sylvester
    This lilac was planted four years ago and is 8 to 9 feet in height (see photo) As I don't wish to let... (More)
    In early spring, or after flowering, lightly prune to remove some small shoots and shorten some others,... (More)
  • 27 June 2016 - paulguy
    I am looking for some genuine advice from an expert. I have new garden and have new grass growing.... (More)
    There is a considerable degree of shade and the wild plants for that type of habitat would be ferns,... (More)
  • 23 June 2016 - Inishowen
    I have grown courgettes from seed indoors but now that I am planting them out, they are breaking off... (More)
    Snails do not just eat the stem and slime trails would be visible.If the stems are eaten, it might be... (More)
  • 23 June 2016 - laddy
    I got a Laurel hedge growing around our property. On one side it is bordered by post and rail fence\... (More)
    If part of a hedge is growing poorly it is due to either poor dry soil or wet soil, particularly in winter.... (More)
  • 21 June 2016 - greentherapy
    What plants can I take cuttings of for propagating in June or July ? (More)
    June is a bit early but many shrubs and shruby flowers, such as penstemon, can be taken in July, especially... (More)
  • 19 June 2016 - Gra29
    Hi Gerry, I've a beautiful white birch tree that has recently become infested by mini green caterpillars.... (More)
    The caterpillars along the edge of the leaves are sawfly caterpillars. They feed for a couple of weeks,... (More)
  • 19 June 2016 - Dave17
    Would you kindly tell me what's the name of the plant fro the photo attached (More)
    It is Echium pininana, Canary Island borage. (More)
  • 18 June 2016 - sylvester
    Some weeks prior to the recent dry spell, I applied 'Dicophar' lawn weedkiller. Some weeks later (about... (More)
    The stress on the grass was too sever, but it is very likely to recover with recent rain. If it does... (More)
  • 17 June 2016 - 170620162
    I used Mo Bactor on my lawn in early April, great result with regards to moss removal and a lush lawn.... (More)
    If you wish to remove clover, apply a lawn weedkiller in fine weather and do not allow the droplets to... (More)
  • 16 June 2016 - Finch
    What is this, coming up at the base of a Yucca? (More)
    It is hard to say from the photo, but it may be some sort of allium, which can be confirmed if it has... (More)

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