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by JeffYoung
Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:15 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: wireworm
Replies: 5
Views: 452

Re: wireworm

... for a serious wireworm infestation. I tried several greener cures: probably the most effective was to halve a bunch of potatoes, impale them on bamboo sticks, and bury them several inches deep. Pull them out every couple of days, pick all the wireworm out, and destroy them. Bury the potatoes ...
by multim
Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Arundo donax
Replies: 27
Views: 2690

Re: Arundo donax

... seasons growth must be cut to ground level each Spring. They are shallow rooted and although they do spread, they are much easier to control than bamboo. Thin or divide when needed with the aid of a sharp spade or mattock again in Spring
by Brummie Brian
Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:59 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Arundo donax
Replies: 27
Views: 2690

Arundo donax

I am looking for a tall bamboo like grass to add to my garden and I think it is called Arundo donax. Does any one use it. I am looking for a tall variety. If anyone does use it I would be grateful for any info about height, hardiness, ...
by Simba
Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:10 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Keen Digger required - Essex
Replies: 6
Views: 733

Re: Keen Digger required - Essex

No, I want to keep the bamboo and Trachycarpus, but whoever moves them can have the other plants moved to make space for them.
by Blairs
Fri Mar 21, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Cardoons for Heavy Clay
Replies: 15
Views: 952

Re: Cardoons for Heavy Clay

... to clear the pond out this week-end as it's clogged up with debris from a now removed crab apple tree and the old deck area is to become a mini bamboo grove. It does look great and you deserve praise. The fact that you have hidden other bits makes it better.
by cordyman
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Keen Digger required - Essex
Replies: 6
Views: 733

Re: Keen Digger required - Essex

Simba your just getting rid of one bamboo and Trachycarpus, or a large swathe of the garden?
by Simba
Fri Mar 21, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Keen Digger required - Essex
Replies: 6
Views: 733

Keen Digger required - Essex

I just don't have the time or energy anymore...... So looking for someone prepared to do the graft in digging up a fargesia bamboo, and a Trachycarpus for me...PM me for further details and your quote please... :) Likely to be a couple of freebies such as a Sorbus 'blood red', Eucalyptus ...
by Barry
Fri Mar 21, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Cardoons for Heavy Clay
Replies: 15
Views: 952

Re: Cardoons for Heavy Clay

... to clear the pond out this week-end as it's clogged up with debris from a now removed crab apple tree and the old deck area is to become a mini bamboo grove.
by Yorkshire Kris
Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Some spring pics
Replies: 12
Views: 720

Re: Some spring pics

Loving the Euphorbia and bamboo.
by Mr List
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Mr List Blog - 9th year 2018
Replies: 476
Views: 30097

Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

... new bit of planting have also just put in my second magnolia tripetala behind this euonymus alatus and to the right of the bamboo http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa445/z1demo1/SAM_0455_zps14fb5e4f.jpg if anyone remembers me asking about a tree and you all saying where ...
by piechnik99
Wed Mar 19, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Cardoons for Heavy Clay
Replies: 15
Views: 952

Cardoons for Heavy Clay

... plants, although a cardoon would fit in nicely (in terms of foliage etc) and would be a quick grower (and a hell of a lot cheaper than the black bamboo I was looking at :( )- although I'm not sure about growing on heavy clay icon_scratch The internet says its possible, is it? I was planning to ...
by cheshirepalms
Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Planting ideas for a new border.
Replies: 25
Views: 1773

Re: Planting ideas for a new border.

Some bamboo screening for the right side to hide the two tier fence? There will be a new fence completely on my side of the small fence. is the new fence going in front of the small fence losing garden space, or removing the ...
by cordyman
Tue Mar 18, 2014 10:17 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Planting ideas for a new border.
Replies: 25
Views: 1773

Re: Planting ideas for a new border.

Some bamboo screening for the right side to hide the two tier fence? There will be a new fence completely on my side of the small fence. is the new fence going in front of the small fence losing garden space, or removing the ...
by ConcreteJungle
Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:24 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: First time buyer house, with a second rate garden!
Replies: 36
Views: 2855

Re: First time buyer house, with a second rate garden!

... Nigra, 3x Fatsia Japonica, 2014 - Still to do: Will plant on the left hand side soon (the "South" facing wall) thinking a mixture of phormiums, bamboo, banana, melanthus major, red robin for privacy at a certain section near the seating are on left and a washingtonia robusta near the garage. ...
by samtobuk
Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Crews Hill today
Replies: 18
Views: 1207

Crews Hill today

... - although as often seems to be the way some small/short leaves which don't seem to match the overall size (may just be early growth). Some huge bamboos too, probably 15ft+ for £50, if you can transport them!! :shock: Then onto Gardening Club. Have never been before so can't comment on what stock ...