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  • 24 November 2015 - Termonfeckin
    I planted winter pansies, violas and mini cyclamen and cyclamen in my window boxes in late September.... (More)
    Ensure that drainage from the boxes is working and ensure that there is no undue drip ... from the roof... (More)
  • 16 November 2015 - Jacky Quirke
    I seem to have all sorts of weird goings on at my place, here is another, i presume some type of mushroom,... (More)
    Those are fungal fruiting bodies that appear, shed spores and wither away. There is nothing to be done... (More)
  • 16 November 2015 - Jacky Quirke
    I have the attached in gravel/ stones, all over the place, looks like seaweed but i live in the country... (More)
    This is algal growth, common in autumn and spring in warm damp weather. Any paving algal control, such... (More)
  • 14 November 2015 - kimbo
    We back onto a house which has Leylandii planted and which have grown very high and overhang into our... (More)
    The bad news is that the trees will get bigger. You can cut them off where they cross your boundary but... (More)
  • 3 November 2015 - Spring68
    Anything to kill ivy on shed, it's growing wild. (More)
    Ivy would be best pulled down off a shed. Cut it at the base and tug it away. Or cut it and leave the... (More)
  • 3 November 2015 - 031120151
    I have used Gallop to kill grass and moss. If I just dig the garden over leaving all the dead moss and... (More)
    Gallop is a brand of glyphosate, similar to Roundup. It kills grass but only sets back moss which grows... (More)
  • 2 November 2015 - captain
    Can anything be done with ground ivy which is gradually creeping around all my shrubs especially hebes.... (More)
    Ivy can be a significant nuisance. It self-sows freely from bird-distributed seeds, popping up in shrub... (More)
  • 1 November 2015 - Niallp
    I have a large concrete back yard with swings etc, surrounded by mass concrete walls, 1m up to 2m in... (More)
    Climbers mostly want grow up but some wall shrubs grow sideways as well. Cotoneaster horizontalis and/or... (More)
  • 30 October 2015 - tom
    I have a fig tree growing in a polytunnel for 3 years. Lots of fruit but tree is now too big. I'd like... (More)
    Fig is a hardy deciduous tree and can be moved when the leaves have fallen, doing as little damage to... (More)
  • 29 October 2015 - Arwen
    We've just brought in our Waterfall Begonias to overwinter indoors. How often should they be watered?... (More)
    They are taken in when frost arrives and slowly allowed to dry off. The tubers can be kept in the pots,... (More)

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