London (change)
Today 13°C / 7°C
Tomorrow 11°C / 5°C

Annie Schofield

Latest posts by Annie Schofield

1 to 10 of 24

Storing Garlic

Posted: 13/09/2014 at 09:59

Thanks to a friends (bad) advice I left my garlic in the ground too long and although I have a good harvest, they have all shed their protective papery covering.  How will this effect storing them please?  Also, some are sprouting, can I plant these out for next year?

Dead Heading Agapanthus

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 10:38

Thank you for the advice. I was given to understand that it's quite difficult to grow your own from seed?

Dead Heading Agapanthus

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 09:47

After a stunning display this summer the flower heads have finished.  Should I remove them, and do I need to keep feeding the plants to ensure a good show next year?

When do I divide Agapanthus

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 18:29

Thank you so much for all your help, I think this site is absolutely brilliant for relatively inexperienced gardeners such as myself. 

When do I divide Agapanthus

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 17:27

Been in the same pots for 4/5 years, and feel they're now being strangled as the roots go round and round, and out the bottom.  Having said that, the display has been phenomenal this year, so how do you make the decision?

When do I divide Agapanthus

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 11:01

I have two fantastic pots of Agapanthus, but they have been in the same pots for about 4 years now, and really look as if they are trying to escape through the bottom.  Is it time to divide them, and, if so, when do I do it?

Collecting seed from Cerinthe

Posted: 29/08/2014 at 09:41

I have grown Cerinthe from seed this year, but as there weren't many seeds in the packet I wondered if it would be worthwhile trying to collect them from my plants for next year?

Blueberry Tree

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 10:37

Yes, Daintiness, we have the right soil, and I have all the shrubs you mention growing in abundance.  Lynn, thank you for the tip on pollination - I'm sure the children could afford 2!  How close would they need to be to each other though?

Blueberry Tree

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 09:58

I thought I might ask my children to buy me a blueberry tree for my upcoming birthday - but where to plant?  is it best in the garden (south west facing), or on the deck in a nice big pot?  And, are they difficult to cultivate?

Potting up Agapanthus

Posted: 18/04/2014 at 10:26

I know that Agapanthus should be kept tight, but at which point should I take them to the next size pot?  I have two large pots, about 4/5 plants in each, now not only are the roots twisted round and round, they are trying to escape out the bottom!

1 to 10 of 24

Discussions started by Annie Schofield

Storing Garlic

Replies: 2    Views: 206
Last Post: 13/09/2014 at 11:36

Dead Heading Agapanthus

Replies: 7    Views: 803
Last Post: 06/09/2014 at 21:49

When do I divide Agapanthus

Replies: 6    Views: 396
Last Post: 30/08/2014 at 21:15

Collecting seed from Cerinthe

Replies: 3    Views: 261
Last Post: 29/08/2014 at 15:41

Blueberry Tree

Where to Plant 
Replies: 6    Views: 376
Last Post: 14/08/2014 at 07:13

Potting up Agapanthus

Replies: 2    Views: 321
Last Post: 18/04/2014 at 12:58

Planting out Garlic

Replies: 3    Views: 348
Last Post: 10/03/2014 at 15:06


Uncover or keep covered? 
Replies: 11    Views: 478
Last Post: 07/03/2014 at 11:07

Mottling on Japanese Azalea leaves

Replies: 4    Views: 439
Last Post: 01/11/2013 at 00:02

Cuttings compost

Replies: 5    Views: 551
Last Post: 30/10/2013 at 22:48

Laurel hedge

When to plant 
Replies: 5    Views: 1538
Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 21:07


Should I lift or empty? 
Replies: 1    Views: 527
Last Post: 23/08/2013 at 10:42

No flowers on my potatoes?

Replies: 1    Views: 489
Last Post: 25/07/2013 at 11:46

Is it a day Lily?

Replies: 2    Views: 375
Last Post: 23/06/2013 at 16:22

Planting out Salvias

Replies: 5    Views: 484
Last Post: 05/06/2013 at 20:54
1 to 15 of 17 threads