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Container plant with year around interest

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 15:07

hi Kai 


Possibly  an Acer although it is deciduous and require an acid soul wel. grow out approx that wide and that height .The  only draw back is that they are slow growers but will give you great colour in summer and late autumn

Can anyone tell me if this a plant please

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 01:24

Or pissibly not, according to others

Can anyone tell me if this a plant please

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 01:22

Hi Nikki


Definately a euphorbia. Just be very careful if you prune it as a white sap that can be s skin iritant,msonwerar gloves

What is this plant please??

Posted: 03/06/2015 at 17:32

Definately scabiosa from the flower. Love full sun and normal soil 

Butterflys love them 

Whats the best climber for FULL SHADE?

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 22:39
Wisteria will take some shade also honeysuckles

The problem with acers

Posted: 20/05/2015 at 21:21
Hi BumbleBe

Acers normally require part shade and an acid soil. They will even survive in dense shade and seem to thrive better in them aspects
I would repot in ericaceous compost and place in part shade and see if that promotes growth
They are also very slow growers

Tomato feed

Posted: 20/05/2015 at 00:30
Hi Sarah and welcome to this site

I use tomato feed to boost the flowering on my agapanthus in my boarders and also on my clematis prior to flowering. I ask this question because do any of you do the same and what are the results you acheive

There's orangey........

Posted: 20/05/2015 at 00:20
Hi Verdun

Crocosmia Emily Mckensie is a subtle orange to yellow flower and some astatic Lily's I have are a orange flower
I love this colour in my garden because you state it combines and contrasts with darker coloured follige of shrubs and any purple or blue flowered plants

Non green fingered newbie

Posted: 05/05/2015 at 19:34

Hi Wayne

Welcone to the site and the wonderful world of gardening. Looking at your  photos you will possibly have a lot of work to do but that depends on what you want in establishing a gsrden 

It has great potential to be a lovely garden from the photos and som of the trees will give you some mature height..I would possibly get some ideas from garden designers and landscapers ad their ideas can be invaluable in the first instance 

Good luck  with the project and if possible photo this site with the finished garden when that happens 

Moving a Camellia plant

Posted: 01/05/2015 at 00:07

Could I move a camellia shrub after it flowers ie May 

i'm asking this because I need to move one that has nearly finished flowering but obviously most garden info. states  its best in the winter months

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