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oriental lily

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 07:00

The new shoots made by the little bulbets will take a few years to form into big enough bulbs to produce flowers. I've done this over the years and eventually get flowers. I agree with Bob, it's best to pot them on and don't forget to feed them. Good luck.

Growing kale as cut and come again leaves

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 07:55

I grew Kale a few years ago at the allotment. I grew them quite close together and cut the young tasty leaves for eating, they were great. I'd say go for it.

Dahlias in the veg plot

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 07:54

Nope I've not heard of any but someone else may know more. The only thing I can think of would be the likes of beetroot or lettuce etc.... the Dahlia would shade them out perhaps.

Cuttings

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 07:51

I rooted loads of Fuschia last year just into mp compost with no rooting powder. Pinch out the growing tips. I took mine either july or august. good luck

Propagating Nepeta....

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 07:50

I've taken a few cuttings in the usual way, cutting below a leaf joint and removing the bottom leaves and growing tip. I've got them in water on the kitchen windowledge this past week or so and so far they're still alive. No sign of roots yet but it's early days.

What to plant under Acer

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 09:34

Under and around my Acer I have little Viola, they grow really well and compliment the colour of the leaves.

do you do a "Chelsea chop ? if so what plants !

Posted: 24/05/2013 at 09:32

I normally do the Sedum and the White Phlox but this year the Sedum is still very small although I will do the Phlox, maybe next week or so.

Where do you grow your Allium's?

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 20:41

are  you thinking Nectaroscordium Nutcutlet?

Where have all the hostas gone?

Posted: 18/04/2013 at 18:02

I saw tiny shoots of mine peeking through in their pots this past week.

Under trampoline plants?

Posted: 17/04/2013 at 12:59

Well done Franco that's a right good idea.

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