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by jezza
Sun Sep 01, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The September garden plan.
Replies: 22
Views: 1168

Re: The September garden plan.

Tom2006 wrote:
Where are you Jezza?...most places had a first frost early October last year.
Buckinghamshire, about 30 miles west of central london. No frost here until second half of november last year.
by jezza
Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The September garden plan.
Replies: 22
Views: 1168

Re: The September garden plan.

All this talk of fleece and winter preps and it's only 1st september! Got at least another 8 weeks before i even think about it.
by jezza
Sat Aug 31, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gardeners World.... what's going on ??????
Replies: 24
Views: 1427

Re: Gardeners World.... what's going on ??????

I've just bought 70 gladioli bulbs so i found it interesting. You surprise me! Not you bag, or so I thought, lets see how they come up. I admit to buying Tree Lilies and some Black Lilies, but they are something my husband likes.. Crews hill sale bin next to the tills, 80 bulbs for a quid (10 were ...
by jezza
Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gardeners World.... what's going on ??????
Replies: 24
Views: 1427

Re: Gardeners World.... what's going on ??????

I've just bought 70 gladioli bulbs so i found it interesting.
by jezza
Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Yucca ID needed
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Re: Yucca ID needed

Ta muchly icon_thumleft

I couldn't get all the roots but got enough so i hope it'll be ok.
by jezza
Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Yucca ID needed
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Yucca ID needed

I was given this yucca this afternoon from a neighbour three doors down who's moving soon. It has a very strong blue colour to it. I was told it has been grown in a north facing position in full shade (under tree canopy) for the last 4 years unprotected. HPIM7857.JPG I had to dig it up and i got as ...
by jezza
Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:14 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Edging a curved lawn
Replies: 27
Views: 1243

Re: Edging a curved lawn

I have bricks, did this in a couple of hours, just dig out a trench so they are flush with the grass and bash them in place with a mallet, no mortar. been there 2 years now haven't had to reposition any of them, this pic was when they first went in 196393_331152423656765_1159582278_n.jpg Exactly th...
by jezza
Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Greenhouse argos
Replies: 6
Views: 1409

Re: Greenhouse argos

Had one two years ago, slightest hint of wind and it fell to bits.
by jezza
Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:42 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Edging a curved lawn
Replies: 27
Views: 1243

Re: Edgind a curved lawn

Bricks as edging but even then grass will grow over them so i use a strimmer with rotating head to trim the 'wispy bits'. Keeps a nice neat edge.
by jezza
Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Bamboo chop back
Replies: 15
Views: 1243

Re: Bamboo chop back

Get a sharp spade in there!
by jezza
Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Bamboo chop back
Replies: 15
Views: 1243

Re: Bamboo chop back

Bamboo transplants easily. I've known it to come back from a culm that only had two small roots coming off it whereas any other plant would die from lack of root :shock:
by jezza
Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:15 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Anyone else having a HUGE PROBLEM with caterpillars.
Replies: 25
Views: 1028

Re: Anyone else having a HUGE PROBLEM with caterpillars.

Not had any problems. Even the slugs and snails are virtually non existent. Had a lot of aphids in early summer otherwise i've been very lucky.
by jezza
Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Slow down on the feed.
Replies: 41
Views: 1846

Re: Slow down on the feed.

I don't fertilise anything except the nanas.
by jezza
Sun Aug 18, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Chammy in centre of Lawn**
Replies: 35
Views: 3435

Re: Chammy in centre of Lawn**

Red one is ensete maurelli which i don't have any more as it rotted and died this year. Green one is musa basjoo which i still have.
by jezza
Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The big dig out soon
Replies: 25
Views: 870

Re: The big dig out soon

Two basjoos to dig up, put a parasol over a cordyline and move potted stuff in the greenhouse or under the lean to. That's it and takes all of half an hour. That's not until the end of october/early november so until then i will stick the sprinkler on and sit back with a budweiser and big fat juicy ...