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Posted: 23/01/2015 at 19:35

You enjoy your cooker BL


Think I'm going to snooze

Fox Glove

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 17:26

The slugs don't seem to bother them here ... but it might be a case of famous last words

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 17:25

Matty ((hugs)) that is such fantastic news!!!  I am so happy for you!!!   Glasses will be raised to you here this evening

Verdun - well done - really well done



Posted: 23/01/2015 at 16:03

That looks great BL - loadsa space

Fox Glove

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 16:00

Every year some pop up in my veg patch - I just transplant them into the Shady Bank

Welcome to the potting shed

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 15:37

I've just gone into my Profile settings - it took some time for the Browse button to appear. Does yours appear eventually?

Geranium rozanne

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 13:00

Not to worry - there's loads of plants that do that.  They tend to be the ones we call herbaceous perennials - a bit of information here .

I tend to leave the dead stems etc on the plant over winter and cut them back in late winter/early spring as I believe it helps to protect the crown of the plant and also provides cover for wildlife. 

Hope that helps

Fox Glove

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 12:52

All you need to do for English native foxgloves is scatter the seed where you want the plants to grow, and stand well back. 

Thin the seedlings out as they grow, transplanting those you gently ease out of the soil. 

There's no need for heat or even the protection of a cold greenhouse - they're tough as old boots and will grow happily in a suitable place.


Posted: 23/01/2015 at 12:48

Mulching over frozen ground keeps the cold in the soil.  I wouldn't mulch  at this time of year.  Either mulch in the autumn or the spring

Geranium rozanne

Posted: 23/01/2015 at 12:46

Perfectly normal - it'll reappear in the spring


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