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Talkback: Trees for small gardens revisited

Posted: 18/11/2014 at 09:42

I love my Cornus kousa when it flowers,  the strawberry like  fruits disappoint me as they are few and far between but it is just colouring up beautifully for autumn.

camelia

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 16:35

Some camellias flower at this time of year. November through to spring is flowering time dependent on the variety.

Plants for lightweight arch

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 21:53

I have my golden hop on a light weight arch, cut it to the ground every spring and have never had any problem. Mine must be a weakling from your descriptions! I'm really surprised.

Plants for lightweight arch

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 18:46

Something that will die down each autumn/winter and then regrow in spring - that way it doesn't get too big and thick. A golden hop or a clematis which you cut back each spring.

Degree Research

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 23:15

Done.

 

Constructive criticism from the teacher in me which I hope you don't mind me making -Two spelling mistakes which you should correct before submission Question 6 - sheers should read shears. Question 10 the spelling of 'existing' is incorrect and I also think you should rework the final phrase in the question.

Good luck with your project.

new job

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 23:06

O Danny boy, the plants, the plants are calling........good luck in your new job and I hope (if the powers that be allow) that you may post some of your displays for us to see. 

Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 07:36

Ferns do not produce pollen and the geraniums have short flowering period - therefroe produce pollen for a short time with more interest through their foliage.

Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 23:02

I'd plant lots of tete a tete narcissi and some low growing tulips like - Little red riding hood now to give a lovely show from Feb/March. An evergreen geranium - Geranium macrorrhizum would offer you low maintenance ground cover with interest throughout the year not leaving any place for cats' calling cards! A few sedums (in sun) dotted through would add height, texture and flowers at a different time of year or as suggested above some ferns(shade).

https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/93462/Geranium-macrorrhizum-Bevan-s-Variety/Details

 

Callicarpa

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 14:53

'Ping' for Niblets

Shrub ID please

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 14:53

There was a thread called 'Callicarpa' where this plant was discussed not very long

ago. I'll 'ping' it to the top of the pile as several people including my self grow this

shrub and you may find your questions already answered on the thread or get  better

answers to your questions from people who grow the shrub on it. Hope this helps  

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