James Young's Garden Blog - 19/06/2012 - UPDATE!!

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Yorkshire Kris
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Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Sun May 06, 2012 7:58 pm

icon_salut Absolute bargain palm and british grown! Did you get some roots on it and a nice rootball?


I know how heavy those beggers are so well done! icon_salut

cordyman

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by cordyman » Sun May 06, 2012 8:07 pm

looooooooooovely! that palm gives instant tropical feel!

are you going to be making more borders as and when you run out of space in the Trachycarpus plot?

Jamesyoung

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by Jamesyoung » Sun May 06, 2012 8:07 pm

yeah got a pretty good rootball and most of the roots coming off the rootball. Got rid of most of the soil though as thats what make the root ball heavy. Was hard work but well worth the effort! :DD

cordyman

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by cordyman » Sun May 06, 2012 8:08 pm

Jamesyoung wrote:yeah got a pretty good rootball and most of the roots coming off the rootball. Got rid of most of the soil though as thats what make the root ball heavy. Was hard work but well worth the effort! :DD
might be worth getting some palmbooster off Nigel too. I got some for my recent transplant, and have been feeding every 2 weeks. at 2ml a dose, and 500ml bottle, it goes a long way to forming good roots.

Jamesyoung

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by Jamesyoung » Sun May 06, 2012 8:10 pm

Cordyman - I can see myself filling that area up very quickly when i get the patio area decked i want palms along the front of the decking so yes :D

Jamesyoung

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by Jamesyoung » Sun May 06, 2012 8:11 pm

Cordyman- palm booster sounds a good idea! where and who can I get it from? I dont know Nigel


lee1125

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by lee1125 » Sun May 06, 2012 8:32 pm

£70, Great bargain icon_moneyeyes

Garden is coming along too, well done :) Bet it wont be long though till some of that turf starts coming up for new plants lol

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Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by Tom2006 » Sun May 06, 2012 9:20 pm

That is a QUALITY palm!!!!! icon_salut icon_salut icon_salut ...and the garden looks very good indeed!
Most wanted list - Any Young Trachycarpus and/or fern.

Trudytropics

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by Trudytropics » Sun May 06, 2012 11:40 pm

Fantastic tree, very nice find icon_thumleft , turf looking good also, lots of room now for loads of other bargains

GoggleboxUK

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by GoggleboxUK » Mon May 07, 2012 12:29 am

Great Trachycarpus, looks superb in that spot.

Now all you have to do is make the rest of the garden live up to that standard, I look forward to seeing the next update.

;)

Simba

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by Simba » Mon May 07, 2012 12:40 am

Excellent Trachycarpus - what a great start you've had.... icon_thumleft

Deedee

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by Deedee » Mon May 07, 2012 11:04 am

WOW what a difference, no wonder your made up :) Gorgeous Trachycarpus, it makes your garden imo :mrgreen: and what a bargain. You have some great mates there, a pint or 3 is on the cards i think. Im looking forward to seeing more pics of what plants you are going to put in the border, a massive well done from me icon_thumleft

Jamesyoung

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by Jamesyoung » Mon May 07, 2012 3:05 pm

Thanks for all of the replys ill keep posting updates as the garden progress'

Deedee - you hit the nail on the head about the beers :D

daftbanana

Re: My Garden - 06/05/2012 - BIG UPDATE!!

Post by daftbanana » Mon May 07, 2012 6:08 pm

Looking great! are you planning to plant out your other potted Trachycarpus's? they will do well and be better protected in the ground. I lost a potted Trachycarpus in 'THAT WINTER' but three I have planted out came through unscathed.

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