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Andrew . Perkins replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Another shrub looking unhealthy
"It is a Rhodi showing signs of Chlorosis ( iron deficency ) its yellowing between the veins of the leaf . Apply a ericeaous feed and a mulch of ericeacous compost and ideally water with rain water . 
You don't need to trim rhodi but if needs must…"
4 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Kieron Glover's discussion Swapping van for a pickup ??
"What are the advantages of the pickup?  I would always be concerned about where it was parked for things being stolen.  Can't you just get a smaller van with a decent passenger seat for the missus? "
6 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Another shrub looking unhealthy
"I think it's a Rhoder mate, I probably did hit that with a. Hedge trimmer :( "
6 hours ago
Vic 575 and Kieron Glover are now friends
6 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Kieron Glover's discussion Swapping van for a pickup ??
"Of course
PM sent."
6 hours ago
Kieron Glover replied to Kieron Glover's discussion Swapping van for a pickup ??
"Hi Vic
Am I able to contact you for a chat sometime ?
many thanks .
kieron"
6 hours ago
Kieron Glover replied to Kieron Glover's discussion Swapping van for a pickup ??
"Hi all many thanks for your feed back. Unfortunately the one was after is now sold. So I'll be placing a order for a new one "
6 hours ago
Billybop replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Another shrub looking unhealthy
"doesn't look too bad to me... can't tell what it is... bay tree? eleagnus? rhododendron? been pruned a while ago,with a hedge trimmer?"
6 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Any ideas why this is looking sad??
"Thankyou I'll pass that on "
7 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Kieron Glover's discussion Swapping van for a pickup ??
"Security is not a problem –

 Someone once tried to break into the canopy on the previous Hilux. They applied so much force that they snapped the handle off. They did not get in though. It remained locked."
7 hours ago
Billybop replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Any ideas why this is looking sad??
"plant species of foreign origin struggling with our climate, leaf miners + nutrient deficiencies ?"
7 hours ago
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7 hours ago
Tony @SM replied to Peter sellers's discussion Box alternatives
"Personally, I always recommend Yew. Virtually indestructable and it makes a wonderfully tight hedge that is easy to shape and can be cut virtually all the way down should that ever be necessary. I understand your point about cost but have always…"
9 hours ago
Tony @SM replied to Kieron Glover's discussion Swapping van for a pickup ??
"We are all different but, other than the advantages of being able to use it as a car, I could not see myself working out of one. I occasionally work with another self employed guy that drives a pick up and he loves it but will readily admit, they…"
9 hours ago
Billybop replied to Kieron Glover's discussion Swapping van for a pickup ??
"Single cab toyota hilux pickup for me, it has a towbar but i have never needed a trailer (if I had ride on lawnmower jobs like Vic I would, obviously) Largest stihl battery pruner fits horizontally in the bed with just the end peeping out from the…"
10 hours ago
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Box alternatives

Following on from my thread on Box blight,  looking at alternative replacement where we've removed . Dismissed Yew due to cost and growth rate, similarly Ilex Crenata , thoughtabout  Lonicera Nitida Green variety not Baggesons Gold etc which need…

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