green fingerd will

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Posted: 17/02/2012 at 12:40

just purchased 10 young perennial plants got them in the ground with a nice rich mulch with other cottage plants was just wondering will i get a good display with flowers etc in the summer? also will they all be there next year as ive purchased perennial foxgloves before and they've vanished

carnation cuttings

Posted: 17/02/2012 at 11:47

hey thanks for that il try both techniques i suppose its only trial and error


Posted: 17/02/2012 at 01:20

really wanting the instant dynamic phwoar that alliums give in borders but in two minds off which to get do i get seeds and grow them or nip to the garden centre? if i grow them will i get a plant for this summer? and are they hard to grow from seed?

carnation cuttings

Posted: 17/02/2012 at 00:13

have a nice classic carnation in the garden grown from see four years ago but i heard its wise to get cuttings from established plants as they over flower and ultimetly kill themselves any ideas how i do this?

Sweet peas

Posted: 15/02/2012 at 18:57
Thanks for the advice Emma il get them out perhaps a window sill will do the job

Sweet peas

Posted: 15/02/2012 at 15:35
Just sowed my first sweet peas the giant variety I've coverd them in club film and placed them at the back off a wardrobe in the dark hopefully il get some shoots within the next week or two. Any ideas if they'll flower this year?

Peony problems

Posted: 11/02/2012 at 18:30
I wrote a blog on my peonys not flowering ones established over 10 years never failed to delight then last year one flower that wasn't up to much and dead buds the weather was fine I've give them a good mulch with fish bone and peat I'm going to give them a liquid feed soon too they've got new shoots hopefully il get some results this year any ideas for last minute tips to get guaranteed flowers?

ornamental grasses

Posted: 10/02/2012 at 21:57

i have an orriental patch at the back off my garden with two ponda one raised one sunk with a patio in between and a raised decking at the back on one side ive built it up with rocks and planted a new zeland flax in the corner and a cordiline with a ground cover geranium creeping over the rocks the other side i have my peonys and some monbretia the other side off the pond i have some grass not sure what it was my aunt gave me a root cutting and its taken off its very distinctive in the winter month then i have a lilly off the valley then a reed type off grass with miniture ornamental grasses in between im wanting more impact the grass gives off different colours but im wanting bold oriental looking flowers and perhaps slate around the plants to lift it sugestions?

alpine mayhem

Posted: 10/02/2012 at 21:51

just re vamped my rock/alpine garden and im up for sugestions on plants so far ive got cowslips, ornamental primroses decrotive moss cabbages etc and i keep looking at it thinking somethings missing when i made it i mixed some lime in the ground and lots off gravel then membrane on top put the plants in added the rocks and put the gravel on top im hopping the plants will be fine and just spread on top etc. like i said somethings missing any suggestions?

instant garden

Posted: 10/02/2012 at 15:55

i recently moved house well bought my own left home and the garden well what garden! its on a slope the front is huge but on a 80 degree angle with no privacy the back is all concrete with the exception off a small patch in the middle which Ive planted perennials and some annuals its pretty but not challenging enough i own another garden and Ive mentioned it before so I'm running two but spend most off my free time there. I'm wanting ideas how to get more space or do something bold and daring that would give this new dull garden something to talk about on the street  any suggestions folks?

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