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Latest posts by Jess is in the Garden

Cyclamen Coum

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 13:14

Cyclamen coum in the green are sold by Crocus bad by Long Acre Plants (who sell great plants for shade). I got my hederifoliums from Long A in the green, back in September and coum normally around now-ish. I found growing good plants directly from corns, very tricky with most corms giving up the ghost. Much easier with cyclamen of any variety in the green. Good luck! 

Hellebores

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 20:36

Have you had good experiences with them rich? Must admit that with finances being a big tight, the 20% GW offer is very appealing.....but I do see nut's point that specialist nurseries are great. they are so expensive though! 

Hellebores

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 20:33

I'm not sure Daryl, but I just emailed them that very question. I'd rather buy a bigger plant, I think, but know it'll flower in January 2015, as my gardens small and it would be nice to have some colour soon. Which ones did you order! The plug deals seem very reasonable. 

Hellebores

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 20:19

Thanks everyone, great to know. I suppose plug plants won't flower this year then, so I need to get 2L pots if I want flowers in January? 

Hellebores

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 18:51

Thank you nut, and bunty too - will have a look at all of those.

Hellebores

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 18:44

Perfect nut, thank you. Have you used them? do they do mail order I wonder....thanks again.

Hellebores

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 18:03

Have had a bad experience with Crocus (even though they have an amazing selection admittedly). Is there a good supplier who send out plants in great condition please?

Many thanks.

Warning - Roundup Gel

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 21:34

Oh god, that was a very lucky escape. How awful for you! I hope your cat is ok now. These poisons are so dangerous....

Clematis Alba Luxurians

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 21:31

Many thanks berg hill - I suppose doing it in November would be ok if I'm in London and the winter is mild. Then again, if it's a harsh one, the new shoots, as you saI'd, may be damaged by hard frosts. I think I may tidy mine up a bit now, as it got huge this year and is looking very scruffy....then prune it hard back as usual in Feb. thanks again, good to brainstorm on here 

Clematis Alba Luxurians

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 19:59

 So far I only have your wise words to go by

Discussions started by Jess is in the Garden

Lobelia/Pratia pedunculata or Blue Star Creeper

Where can I buy it? 
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Last Post: 29/01/2015 at 10:02

Golfinches have landed!

Best seed for them? 
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Last Post: 08/02/2015 at 19:34

Dreaded thrips

How can I get the better of them this year?! 
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Last Post: 28/01/2015 at 19:32

Clematis Cirrhosa

does it flower in its first year? 
Replies: 7    Views: 300
Last Post: 08/01/2015 at 12:35

Sternbergia Autumn. daffodils

Still no flowers... 
Replies: 6    Views: 444
Last Post: 27/01/2015 at 16:23

Planting up my grandmother's abandoned grave

Any ideas? 
Replies: 31    Views: 1468
Last Post: 18/10/2014 at 19:48

Hellebores

Best online retailer? 
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Last Post: 27/01/2015 at 13:12

Clematis Alba Luxurians

Why do I have to prune it mid. February? 
Replies: 6    Views: 354
Last Post: 01/10/2014 at 21:31

Nematodes for thrips

Too late to apply in a sheltered London garden? 
Replies: 3    Views: 311
Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:49

Gardenia to be moved

From outdoors to indoors 
Replies: 15    Views: 650
Last Post: 31/01/2015 at 11:08

Thalictrum needs a boost

Will it re flower if I deadhead or more? 
Replies: 9    Views: 419
Last Post: 17/07/2014 at 21:08

Erodium Bishops Form

Has never re-flowered :-( 
Replies: 17    Views: 496
Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 22:43

Plant. ID please!

2 foot tall evergreen shrub rescued 
Replies: 13    Views: 488
Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 22:07

Rose Mme A. De Carriere constantly pest ridden

Why?? 
Replies: 4    Views: 429
Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 12:25

Garden design courses

The best of the crop. 
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Last Post: 12/06/2014 at 06:47
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