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Advice on moving and cuttings on my Spirea

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 11:04

I have a very nice Spirea in my front garden, It has already given one flowering this year and looks like starting another...not sure if tha is normal...I've cut off the old flower heads so hopefully it'll produce another good bloom.

 I want to do 2 things with it this autumn/winter I want to move it, only a matter of a couple of feet. What is the best way of doing that?

The second thing is some of my friends have asked for cuttings. What is the best way of doing that?

Please bear in mind I'm a gardening keep it simple and in steps. LOL

How do you separate these Daisies

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 16:33

I'm not sure what Daisies they are as they were there when I moved in, looking through photos I presumed they were Oxeye. As you can see they are quite tall, nearly 6ft.

They give a burst of colour during the summer but I want to add more and different colours around the garden as most of the flowers are white in colour.

You'll have to explain late Chelsea chop...I'm afraid I'm a bit of a gardening ignoramous...I presume it's to do with the Chelsea Flower show

How do you separate these Daisies

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 12:25

Many thanks for that...I'll give it a go once they've finished...I'll have to be careful as somewhere amongst that large clump is a Peony as well as some Crocosmia, which I don't want to transfer. so some will go into the back garden and some will go into a corner between me and my neighbour

How do you separate these Daisies

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 10:22

 I have these 2 clumps of Daisies, Oxeye I think, in my front garden. As you can see they are getting a bit tall and the clumps a bit large and I want to reduce the size of each clump and also transfer some of them to other parts of the garden to introduce some cover and height.

What is the best time and way of separating clumps of these for replanting elsewhere?



Posted: 18/08/2013 at 09:43

My Hibiscus is now in full flow, which is a change for the past couple of years. A friend of my father's has asked for some cuttings. I presume that it is best to take cuttings after it has flowered but apart from that I don't kow much else. Can anyone adise which is the best way to take cuttings?



Posted: 13/08/2013 at 08:38

I certainly would rotivate as that will more than likely spread all the stuff you don't want further round the garden. I'd go with the old carpet, cut out the light which will make most things die off and then you can dig up anything leftover. Look round all the local skips where building work is going on and you can often pick up old carpet for free.

I appreciate you want the whole job done quickly but you might find it better to do a part of the garden, get that sorted and just keep knocking back the rest of the jungle until you can get that done


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 19:21

That's it!!!

Many thanks one and all. I'm trying to make a list of what I have in the garden and where so I can decide what goes and what stays


Posted: 09/08/2013 at 18:52

I have been told what this plant is but for the life of me can't remember what it's name know us men, not much room in the head for remembering things!!!


Help in spreading my Iris

Posted: 06/08/2013 at 15:35

Many thanks for all the info...I did find that How To project after making the posting...i don't know why that didn't show up when I did a search on the forum!!! I did see the Gardeners world programme for the Iris's and while it did teach me a lot I still wasn;t clear on the dividing as I'm a complete novice...sadly I'm of the youngish generation and need pictures and words.

Alas I haven't a clue which variety as they were there when I moved in I will have to get some pictures next year and see if anyone can identify. I love the flowers too...put on a good show after the miserable weather last year and the bee's went bonkers over them

Ideas for planting in a lump of tree

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 09:23

Many thanks for the fern ideas, I think I will go that way to add variety to the ferns already planted in the position I will be putting the stump

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