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Another foxglove question and a rose cutting question

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 17:04

Thanks for your replies, and yes it is a perenial foxglove called camelot cream.  I'm not sure whether to cut back now, or wait til spring???

Another foxglove question and a rose cutting question

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 14:56

I bought a lovely foxglove this year and it's obviously dying back now (it's in a terracotta pot).  Question is - should I just leave it alone with all the dead heads on, or do I cut it back now?  Also what about frost protection, will they be ok?

I've also taken some cuttings of my favourite roses in the garden, I've dipped them in rooting powder, potted them and put them in the greenhouse.  Do I just leave them alone now until next spring, just watering occasionally? 

You can see i'm new to all this!!

Many Thanks

which compost???

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 19:34

Thanks for the advice, I'll wait til spring now!!!! 

By the way, as I've got your attention, I've just bought one of those huge bulbs Allium globemaster (I think that's what it's called), I've been told they need alot of drainage so I've mixed in gravel with my John Innes compost and planted it in deep within a pot, then watered it in.  Do you have any other tips as I'd hate for it to die on me?  For example do I keep watering it, or do I just leave it now within it's pot and just hope for the best? Also are they frost proof?

which compost???

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 19:04

I have completely run out of indoor plant compost and wanted to repot my money plant (not sure what the technical name for it is!!?) anyway it's a succulent.  The only stuff I have left is outdoor tub and basket compost.  Is it really important to use indoor compost or can I get away with it - if it's half filled with indoor compost??

Many thanks, Judy

 

Cleome's how to look after them in winter?

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 20:24

Thank you for your replies, i guess it's goodbye to my cleome then, what a shame - but will definitely get one again next year!!

Cleome's how to look after them in winter?

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 19:38

Hi, I'm fairly new to all this but just wanted to know how to keep Cleome plants from dying over winter? I think Cleome's are half hardy annuals, so does that mean they won't tolerate frosts over winter so shld be kept inside? Will they def come back next year if kept away from extreme cold?

Also, is this the same for fuscia's?

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Another foxglove question and a rose cutting question

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which compost???

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Cleome's how to look after them in winter?

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