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When to re-pot Dicentra (bleeding heart)

Posted: 09/05/2012 at 12:37

Do it once it's finished flowering. I'm not sure that it's as fussy about root disturbance as they say - I once chopped mine up by accident, and it still cane back!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 09/05/2012 at 11:43

Sunny this morning, but predicted to rain heavily later.

The grass is so high, I'm thinking of bringing in the big game hunters soon....

But the good news is that my clematis sieboldi is alive and well after giving me a fright by not showing last month

Clematis Montana Peveril

Posted: 09/05/2012 at 09:54

Peveril isn't pruned normally - they are big plants, that's their nature (5-7m). If you have to prune to control their size do it after flowering.

wrinkly rose leaves??

Posted: 09/05/2012 at 09:49

No, that causes complete collapse. It's more likely to be uneven watering if they're in pots.

Weed suppressing membrane.

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 22:06

Well, part of the argument is that seeds only have a finite life, so if you suppress them long enough they'll be dead before they can get the chance to germinate.

Waterlogged border

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 21:45

If any hole that you dig fills with water it suggests that your garden is very low. If that is the case then you can't really condition the soil to help matters, but need to raise it.

Decorative Bay trees with brown leaves

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 21:17

There could be all sorts of reasons. A few brown leaves are quite normal at this time of year, but a large amount is not. Did it dry out early in the year? Is it in a small pot that was caught by a hard frost?

Camellia with leaves turning brown

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 21:14

Camellias need an acid soil - do you know if your soil is acid?

olive tree

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 21:02

JI should have been fine. I would leave it where it is and make sure that it doesn't get too wet again. Hopefully, it will put out fresh shoots in time.

Laurel

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 18:05

Simply pull or dig them up.

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