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Cosmos. Fallen for a double cranberries but .......

Posted: 08/02/2015 at 18:36
Sold I'm going to buy some, thanks all

Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 08/02/2015 at 17:57
One is called star of India and the label pictures show you to put the pot level about an inch below the soil which I did. The other Is a red but I can't find the label!

Cosmos. Fallen for a double cranberries but .......

Posted: 08/02/2015 at 17:54
I think I should have done that with my zinnia last year because I got a tall plant with only a few flowers! I'm never sure which bit to pinch and when, when there is a bud on or just new heart shoot?!

Cosmos. Fallen for a double cranberries but .......

Posted: 08/02/2015 at 08:19
Is there a way of stunting the heights at all without affecting the plants health??

Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 21:43
Oh you are making me want to lift them. I put them in in june and September! I researched the prune code I needed so my small garden didn't look messy but nievely just followed the growers instructions for planting!

Cosmos. Fallen for a double cranberries but .......

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 19:43
Hi all I have seen cosmos cranberries but it's expensive seed. But it looks lovely! Anyone got any hints on other double cosmos that isn't too tall. Or a source to buy cosmos cranberries from. I am after something to do in between my perennials to give that billowy cottage look. I was hoping for 2 ish feet. My cosmos purity got to 4 ft last yr and suffered with the wind!

Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 19:23
I will look up the names when I brave the cold in a bit. I can see buds on them but I think that they are about a foot up!

Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 15:19
I just followed the label instructions but there is a definite lot of twiggy at the base. Any other way of making them shoot up more at the base? Will mulch for sure

Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 14:19
And if I didnt?? Would you lift and plant deeper?? Bugger!!!!

Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 23:43
I have 2 which have been set last summer. They are the prune code that you are meant to cut right back. But when do I do this and how far back??

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