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  1. David Parker

    Very wet soil

    Many thanks mgmine i have tested the soil and it came in at 5.0 to 6.0 which I believe is ok for the Holly bush
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    Dying Conifer ?

    Hi roadrunner the site was built in the mid 1960s so quite a number of years . I think it's normal for conifers to look like that
  3. David Parker

    Very wet soil

    I think I have been over watering my shrubs in photo and the ground as become waterloged plus there is no sub soil at the base only a base of shale , I have removed a holly bush that dropped all its leaves and turned yellow which I have repotted in a pot . Will the soil get back to normal if I...
  4. David Parker

    Dying Conifer ?

    Hello everyone please can you help with my dying conifer caused by maybe a lack of soil in the boarder and short of water . The park home I live on as a base of shale as it used to be a collieriey ( pit ) and not a great depth of soil , but I have 5 more conifers in the same area and they are...
  5. David Parker

    Sick holy bush

    Thanks tree guy , good information I'll see if I can get Miracid in UK or similar, cheers .
  6. David Parker

    Sick holy bush

    I think this is 3rd year sorry but don't know the pH thanks for your reply.
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    Sick holy bush

    Hi everyone my healthy holy as just taken a turn for the worst, it's not happend befor 2weeks ago I gave it and all my flowers its first feed as allways with liquid miracle grow . Should I start earlier with feed or am I giving to much water or to little , look forward to your replys many thanks .
  8. David Parker

    Perris

    Cheers Daren it's been there about 9 months I'll take your advice and move it
  9. David Parker

    Perris

    Hello everyone , please can you help with my sick Perris photos attached . The plant is about 2years old and up to 2weeks ago was fine with loads of flowers but as started to loose all of its leaves . I've fed it twice with miracle grow just wondering if it's to wet or maybe the laylandy that...
  10. David Parker

    Best weed killer

    Thanks for your replys
  11. David Parker

    Best weed killer

    Hi everybody , the last 2years I had a gardening firm feeding and treating broad leave weeds but the weeds kept coming . I am now going to try my self can you please recommend the best weed killer and how often should I apply , many thanks . U K .
  12. David Parker

    Hebe

    Very much appreciated , will try my best to look after it
  13. David Parker

    Hebe

    Hi Silentrunning , what you describe is what it did look like , will the plant recover . Many thanks
  14. David Parker

    Hebe

    Thanks for your reply Becky , I've put organic compost like you suggest and hoping it will now romp on . Cheers Dave
  15. David Parker

    Hebe

    Hi everyone , could I please have some help on a Hebe Albicans that I have just bought from a garden centre . The owner said it has been in the pot for a year and needs to be in the ground where I am going to plant it . Some of the leaves are yellow , can you advice on the best food to add when...
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