Latest posts by elliedaisy

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Passion Flower

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 09:07

Thank you very much for all your advice.  Gosh I don't know whether to risk one now or not.  Is there an annual climber that doesn't get leggy at the bottom that might survive a barrel and a partly sunny spot?

Passion Flower

Posted: 21/04/2016 at 09:45

I'd love to grow a passion flower.  What conditions does it need and will it survive the winter in the north west.  I have a barrel in a spot which gets morning sun only.  Any advice will be welcomed.

Old Azaleas

Posted: 21/04/2016 at 09:42

Thank you so much. I will treat them very gently.

Old Azaleas

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 16:04

I have two old azaleas that were in our garden when we moved here 15 years ago.  They are breathtakingly beautiful but have become woody and have slightly fewer blooms each year.  I hesitate to mess with them because I love them so much.  One is a lovely fresh yellow and white and the other is a golden pink sunset colour.  Wow!  Please help if you can.

My healthy looking potentilla fruiticosa

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 17:20

I've been pruning each year to keep it small.  Gulp!  I'll leave it alone for a bit.  Thank you so much everybody.  I haven't figured out how to put photos on here yet.

My healthy looking potentilla fruiticosa

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 09:49

Had no replies yet, maybe that means its just in the wrong place.  Could I move it in September?  And, are the roots very deep?


My healthy looking potentilla fruiticosa

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 12:28

it stopped flowering three years ago.  Its only about nine years old and looks very healthy.  Its in a poorish, dry soil but I feed and water it in the summer from time to time.  Its the lovely tangerine one.  Can anyone advise please?

Piggy Back Plant - Tolmiea

Posted: 11/07/2013 at 09:48

You are very, very kind but I don't know how we'd make that work.  Thank you anyway.

Piggy Back Plant - Tolmiea

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 13:35

Oh, you're right, there were two different plants and I lost them both.  A lovely, stripey tiger begonia which does well indoors all year and in shade and gets tiny flowers on it sometimes.  I also had a piggy back plant which is fresh green and has minature leaves growing above the existing ones.  Its TWO plants I've lost as well as my mind.  The further I go towards 70 the dafter I get.  Any ideas please (about the plants I mean - not my head).

Piggy Back Plant - Tolmiea

Posted: 07/07/2013 at 17:47

I had a Tiger Begonia (Tolmiea) for years and gave away lots of cuttings.  I've now lost my original by leaving it out all winter.  I can't find one to buy anywhere.  Anyone know where I can get one please?

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Discussions started by elliedaisy

Passion Flower

Guidance please 
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Last Post: 22/04/2016 at 09:46

Old Azaleas

Pruning advice please (and any other suggestions) 
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Last Post: 21/04/2016 at 13:31

My healthy looking potentilla fruiticosa

looks fine except - 
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Piggy Back Plant - Tolmiea

Lovely stripey houseplant 
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Do you stake 
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July to first frost

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Carol Klein's tulips

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Which is the best? 
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Not bulbs at all!

drum stick primulas 
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Help - Wormery liquid fertiliser

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Felicia Amalloides

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Pieris forest flame

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