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Latest posts by Berghill

Alpine trough project

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 18:01

No, but you don't need it, that is an old recipe for hyper-tufa. Sieved peat would do, or even sieved  non-peat potting compost. Anything which is fibrous is what the mixture needs. And the sieving is only to make sure there are no lumps of material in it.

Dark Red Sedum

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 08:56

Looking at Xenox images the leaves maybe very red but the flowers are only dark pink rather than red.

If you want a ground hugging red Sedum, then Sedum spurium Voodoo is a really good one.

Breeze Block Planters

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 14:20

Only thing about painting them white is that it could end up looking like a grave/mausoleum type thing.

phlox paniculata

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 16:05

I have to say that I have never seen seeds on Phlox paniculata, in  any of our gardens in the last 45 years. Be interesting to see if they DO set seed. Obviously they must or there would be no new varieties, but possibly not in British conditions.

Please keep us informed of progress and germination rates.

sorry who is this?

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 11:02

Strange, there are two on my ignore llist, neither of which are the ones mentioned above and certainly never ignored anyone on here that I can remember.

What is this yellow flowering bush.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 20:06

It is a thug where suited. In the end I dug it out as it just went wild in the Prairie, killing everything else on its way to the end of the world.

phlox paniculata

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 12:56

Very unusual for Hayloft, their service is reckoned to be one of the best.

The Phlox I got were from an offer in Saga Magazine. They came as dried roots, but when soaked overnight and potted up, they grew away. For the price I paid I could not complain about what I got.

What is this yellow flowering bush.

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 12:53

Now I would say it was one of the Helianthus tribe, if it is 6 feet tall.

phlox paniculata

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 08:42

Keep your eyes open. last year Hayloft Plants did an offer of 10 different Phlox for a very reasonable price. They may well repeat it.

We have about 15 different ones, but they have been decimated by molluscs this year, to the extent that some of them have completely gone.

They are also martyrs to mildew in  dry soil or very dry weather.

Help needed please - is this a weed?

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 08:42

They will grow and flower anywhere. Lot of ours are thriving and flowering round the base of trees like that, in deep dark shade too. Leave them there and see what happens.

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