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  • 27 August 2015 - TILDA
    Planted Hydrangea macrophylla early summer, was thriving for first 6-8 weeks but now some of the leaves... (More)
    It sounds like the plant is growing in a more exposed position than it was used to, but it will adapt.The... (More)
  • 25 August 2015 - ILoveFlowers!
    I am new to gardening and just moved to a new house. Our back garden is patchy, weedy and full of small... (More)
    Patience! If you mow regularly and apply lawn-fertiliser a couple of times a year, you will have a lawn.... (More)
  • 24 August 2015 - LOS27
    What can I start growing in my garden at this time of year as in fruit and veg? (More)
    The season is pushing on now in the thrid week of August but there are a few things that can be sown,... (More)
  • 23 August 2015 - dpwilkins
    I have a little veg plot in my garden, about 5 X 4 meters. 7-8 years ago it was producing plenty of excellent... (More)
    Vegetables of various kinds fail for various reasons. Soil does not suddenly become useless. Sound like... (More)
  • 23 August 2015 - dpwilkins
    I collect chestnuts, acorns, sycamore 'helicopters', beech nuts, rowan berries etc over the last few... (More)
    When they reach 40 to 60 cm thay are ready for planting out in late autumn.Very small seedlings could... (More)
  • 20 August 2015 - GlasnevinGardener
    I planted a hydrangea earlier this year, which was thriving - lovely dark green foliage & growing rapidly.... (More)
    It just hasn't rooted out into the surrounding soil and is undergoing a transition.Despite the rain,... (More)
  • 19 August 2015 - Daithi2015
    How can I improve the soil in my garden? It is dry and lumpy and seems to flood easily. When I dig into... (More)
    The soil structure is poor but can be improved by adding lots of organic material such as garden compost... (More)
  • 18 August 2015 - julialong
    Some years ago, I bought back two cones from Israel (sentimental reasons) and recently put a couple of... (More)
    It is more likely to be a pine species than a spruce, possibly Aleppo pine or stone pine. The latter... (More)
  • 17 August 2015 - bindweed
    I bought a plastic hanging basket preplanted with cherry tomatoes. They are just ripening but the plant... (More)
    From the photo you sent, this looks like potato blight damage as blight can also affect tomatoes.The... (More)
  • 16 August 2015 - RFM.JR
    What's likely cause? it occurred on the potatoes from just one plant. Plants either side are okay (More)
    Uneven growth of potatoes can be caused by wet weather following dry weather. It was dry in the early... (More)

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