"There's no problem at all with her wanting a pittosporum to remind her of her home, they are versatile and useful shrubs with lots of nice varieties.... But they are not suitable for long term clipping, topiary wise, in comparison to others which…"
"Crews Hill is an interesting place.
Look it up, it's a road with about 15 nurseries / garden centres on it. There's also a pub.
Ive had big plants from Paramount before, and all were top quality.
Looking at their site though, can't quite believe how…"
"I'm buying it for him... and planting it - he doesnt want people he doesnt know in his property... if we have to hire plant or similar so be it - there are 3 of us, so I think we will be OK.... it will be on the edge of the drive so easy to access."
"I'm reasonably relaxed ... I've been looking after the garden for the past 3 years (last year during COVID he upped our hours "to cover for clients that had cancelled", he's a good bloke, with more money in his bank account than proably all of us…"
"Having recently left working at a large private estate and planting many very large and mature trees, along with all the other advice I would also add coir mulch mats. They are great for keeping the weeds away but also retianing moisture in the…"
"I wouldn't recommemd them as a replacement for stihl , I have stihl also but good for a low priced domestic cordless , The mower is light as a feather ideal for going up steps or over walls to cut a little lawn but also good on bigger lawns ,
"Not seen any box blight here but west Yorkshire is a bit to close for comfort.
I have seen Volutella blight due to another gardener pruning in the rain , it does look similar but not as serious as box blight. "
"Not seen them tbh but bought a mower ,blower and hedgetrimmer and they are brilliant . Two years old and never missed a beat , the mower has really done alot of work .so cheap too .
You have to be realistic with such purchases and allocate them…"