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  • 25 February 2018 - rbkledwith
    We planted a copper beech hedge about 3 years ago (bare root) know its slow growing ( already have 2... (More)
    Beech is notorious for not tolerating wet ground, poor ground or severe competition from grass as a youong... (More)
  • 22 February 2018 - acquilega
    I need a large house plant (not yucca) for a very large east facing door. I can't find anything . Do... (More)
    Yucca would easily be the best choice, or the similar lighter leaved dracaena. Other plants would have... (More)
  • 22 February 2018 - Sunflower
    Could you offer any explanation for my 'eaten' daffodils & primulas please? The buds seem to be OK up... (More)
    Hungry snails are the culprits, generally feeding on mild nights. (More)
  • 12 February 2018 - GlasnevinGardener
    I've been advised by a surveyor to remove perimeter palm bushes, for both structural & drainage reasons.... (More)
    From the photo, these are cypresses, not palm.They are not the most beautiful, but seem healthy and no... (More)
  • 30 January 2018 - SophieFinn
    I have two hazel trees, planted side by side. They are growing for 7 years, but I have never had any... (More)
    Seven years is still young for fruiting, but flowering has started and fruit setting will eventually... (More)
  • 23 January 2018 - jfvq12
    How would recommend that I control/eradicate yellow lichens on the south facing wall of our dwelling... (More)
    The first suggestion is to simply live with it ... no effort involved. They have their own charm.Algicidal... (More)
  • 21 January 2018 - PottyLady
    Can garlic be grown in large pots and, if so, when should I plant them? (More)
    Garlic can be grown in a large pot, if there is no open ground to grow it in, which is preferable.Place... (More)
  • 10 January 2018 - PaulineP
    Help - my 11 year old grandson "volunteered" me to help his class in their garden. Autumn was fine we... (More)
    Get a copy of Paddy Madden's excellent book: Wild at School.You can grow vegetables such as broad beans,... (More)
  • 8 January 2018 - celticjanis
    I've attached a photo of one of my Charles de Mills old fashioned roses. I'm confused in how to prune.... (More)
    Yes it is the result of previous pruning done without some thinning as well.Thin the stems by about one... (More)
  • 8 January 2018 - celticjanis
    I have the following roses in my garden: Ferdinard Prichard-Hybrid Perpetual Charles de Mills-Gallica Iceburg... (More)
    Only bedding roses are pruned hard back each year.Shrub roses are tidied up or not pruned at all.Repeat... (More)

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