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How much to chop off?

Posted: 13/06/2017 at 19:48

I have a Geranium Pyrenaicum Isparta which has gone absolutely mad in its second year in my garden, with thousands of lavender coloured flowers. But it is now all but over.  Will it flower again this year if I cut it back right down to soil level, and does that include flower stalks and leaves?


Any advice?

Dianthus plants looking poorly

Posted: 07/04/2017 at 21:14

Thank you Fairygirl, that's exactly what I meant - I'll give them a trim tomorrow.  Thanks also to Philippa for the advice on cuttings.


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Dianthus plants looking poorly

Posted: 07/04/2017 at 18:10

I guess everyone is so busy gardening in this lovely weather that they haven't the time to check into the forum.  Well I can't say I blame them!  

Dianthus plants looking poorly

Posted: 05/04/2017 at 14:37

My Gran's Favourite dianthus plants, new last year, have lots of scruffy white leaves although there are plenty of new healthy looking shoots along the stems. What is to be done, apart from snipping off all the dead leaves?  Do they need feeding?

Is it too late to plant Anemone Blanda corms?

Posted: 29/12/2016 at 10:46

Fingers crossed Singing Gardener!  We'll have to compare notes in a few months time. I couldn't have planted mine yesterday or today as we are having heavy frosts at the moment.  So I guess you are further south than me.

Is it too late to plant Anemone Blanda corms?

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 11:45

Good advice.  Thanks Joyce!

Is it too late to plant Anemone Blanda corms?

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 11:16

By the way, I live in North Yorkshire  

Is it too late to plant Anemone Blanda corms?

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 11:09

In autumn 2015 I bought some anemone blanda corms but didn't get round to planting them.  I'd intended doing so this year but wasn't able to because of a leg injury.  if I plant them in early January are they still likely to flower in late spring? They've been sitting in the shed all this time.

Treatment for yellow and curling leaves

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 10:41

Yellowing leaves on roses and edges of leaves of Philadelphus curling backwards.  What do these plants need - either now, or in future?

August feed for climbing roses?

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 10:36

My climbing rose A Shropshire Lad has almost stopped flowering.  Should I feed it again now, and if so, what sort of feed?

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