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Bamboo in trough

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 18:39

Shoots pruned to  6 ft will not regrow or branch as you have taken out the growing tip.

Native Hedge

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 18:12

If it is now bushy, I would let it grow to the height you require. It may take a few years to flower. If the shoots are now spindly, I would cut back by half.

Do it soon, as the birds will be looking for nesting sites soon.

Bamboo in trough

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 17:50

You can cut it all to the ground and it will regrow new shoots.


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 17:44

Don't worry  Tracey, I'm pretty thick skinned.


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 16:44

Advertising for a book.


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 16:07

replied to pm


Posted: 24/02/2014 at 14:46

Dog thread has disappeared. What was I supposed to have said? Sorry, too busy stuffing my face to see what was going on.

Vegetable Seeds

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 14:38

Garden centre, online from seed companies,supermarket.

Mondays pop quiz!

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 12:50

Cant tell very well from the photos, but the first shrubby things look like end of life lavender. The seed head looks like a mullein. it will probably have spread seeds all over the garden anyway.

Evergreen Grass With Purple Flowers In Summer

Posted: 24/02/2014 at 11:56

It sounds like thrift as fleurisa says. not a grass.

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