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My cuttings!

Posted: 02/11/2012 at 07:47

Looking good as always Pam. I've used perlite for cuttings this year too with great results.

raspberries and rhubarb

Posted: 02/11/2012 at 07:03

It's good you asked this question Sammy5. I have an allotment where I grow Autumn Bliss Raspberries and Rhubarb. Since I first planted them a few years ago they've shared a bed but this year the Raspberries cut out most of the light from the Rhubarb. I've been wondering when the best time to move it would be.

Also on the subject of Rhubarb. I've I'm sure I read that it's a good idea to dig up Rhubarb and let the frost get to the crown. Has anyone else read this and why would you do it?

Bone meal or Fish bone and blood??

Posted: 02/11/2012 at 07:00

I use chicken pellets and BFB. I did'nt realise Growmore was caustic Verdun.

Plants for scent.

Posted: 30/10/2012 at 13:36

Phlox have a lovely scent and are perennial. The white one gives the most scent in my garden. Also Brompton Stock, I grow these from seed and the scent is wonderful. Night Phlox are another one that have the most delicious scent in the evenings and are much tidier than night scented stock which I also grow. Hope this helps.

Where is Nigel?

Posted: 27/10/2012 at 08:57

I agree it was great to see Nigel again on last night's programme. He's such a beautiful dog.

Has anyone received their November 2012 issue yet?

Posted: 26/10/2012 at 12:26

I thought about them too.

Has anyone received their November 2012 issue yet?

Posted: 25/10/2012 at 08:07

Mine arrived yesterday as well. Not a lot in it this month.


Posted: 16/10/2012 at 17:02

Greenjude thanks for the tips. I have to say last years Wallflowers are looking great at the moment, so leafy and healthy. I'm so glad I did'nt chuck them all when they were finished.


Posted: 13/10/2012 at 07:10

I always grow plugs on for a bit before planting out but others might do something different. For me the plants I plant out need to be a decent size with a good root system otherwise they get swamped.


Posted: 13/10/2012 at 07:08

Good thread Lilylouise, I just planted out my Wallflower plugs that I'd grown on this week. I grew them last year from seed and they gave a wonderful display. Some of them have survived in the borders and one lot even now has buds but I'm thinking they won't come to much now it's gotten so cold.

Greenjude it's good to know they do well in pots because I've put some into pots this year as they'd get swamped in the parts of the border where I want them. I'm hoping I can set the pots into the borders or plant them out properly in springtime.


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