Dovefromabove


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Jeruselum artichoke-can it grow in a pot?

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 08:38

Just a thought, globe artichoke flowers are much loved by bees and I think they're more attractive than the unrelated Jerusalem artichokes and are more suitable for growing in containers, albeit still very large ones as they grow into magnificent plants. I would use a very gritty compost, loam based, to ensure good drainage. Put them in a sunny spot and feed every couple of weeks in the growing season - they're hungry plants. 


Hope that helps. 

Jeruselum artichoke-can it grow in a pot?

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 08:28

If it's happy it grows as tall as most sunflowers and multiplies quickly via its tubers into a large clump. I think it would need a substantial tub and a method of staking to prevent it being blown over. 


I would use a loam based compost with added grit and organic matter. 

Plum tree pruning

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 06:55

I prune plums in late May/early June for the reasons given by Pansy above. 

Last edited: 19 February 2017 06:56:41

ivy leaf geranium

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 06:49

They're usually available in nurseries and garden centres during the summer from May onwards. 

Best cli

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 06:43

Clg Graham Thomas is a fantastic yellow rose with a beautiful fragrance. It has been voted the nations favourite rose. 

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 22:17

sweet dreams all 

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 18:08

Gorgeous Pitterpatter 

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 17:30

When I was a child there was a big pond across ghe farmyard. I could hear the frogs croaking when I was in bed in the evenings. 

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 17:12

Wow they look happy and healthy Hosta. No sign of any here yet 

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 15:24

Absolutely Liri 

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