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  • 27 August 2016 - AngieDaisy
    At school, (2nd level) we have a tunnel, about 20m long with raised beds. Could you give me some ideas... (More)
    It would be a miracle before Christmas... unless you buy in advanced plants and finish them off, but... (More)
  • 27 August 2016 - PCON
    Growing happily for many years. Now has developed a vertical split on main stem, and an area of rot down... (More)
    This sounds like a bacterial slime flux, often smelly, a disease that occasionally affects trees and... (More)
  • 27 August 2016 - MckenzieF1
    I have grown tuberous begonias in pots for the first time this year and was amazed with the height of... (More)
    They can grow that tall, though usually less. The wall next to it probably encouraged it upwards. (More)
  • 26 August 2016 - Greatdown Gardner
    After 35 years gardening I'm planning to make my first rose garden. I'm thinking of having a row of standards... (More)
    Choose just a couple of varieties that you like, not a dolly mixture!Choose the varieties showing least... (More)
  • 25 August 2016 - Beachgirl
    Two large glass sliders look into this from kitchen. I know nothing about gardening. The wire fence is... (More)
    This is a matter of the whole garden design .... avoid piecemeal additions until you have devised and... (More)
  • 25 August 2016 - Mjconnol
    I have lettuce and radish growing in a window box. First some radish leaves got holes and now some lettuce... (More)
    Small holes can be made in radish leaves by flea beetles, especially at seedling stage. Later snails... (More)
  • 24 August 2016 - laddy
    Ive got few questions.Is it too early to scarify? Can you spray dicophar directly after and apply feed... (More)
    With adequate feeding, scarifying is not generally necessary. Dicophar lawn weedkiller can be applied... (More)
  • 24 August 2016 - mollser
    Any idea why my April/May blooming magnolia has gone into full bloom in August. (More)
    It is not all that unusual, and is due to exceptionally good growing weather this summer. (More)
  • 23 August 2016 - sylvester
    Can you comment on the following hedging plants with regard to their suitability for front garden in... (More)
    Cherry laurel is more vigorous and does not suffer from mildew as Portugal laurel does. (More)
  • 23 August 2016 - Marger
    I have an olive tree (c.6 ft) in a pot (c. 2ft diameter) for around 5 years. Want to know when is the... (More)
    A big a pot as you like and pot up now, as olive trees have a summer dormancy period. (More)

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