Lyn


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Sorry looking plant - ID & pruning?

Posted: 22/04/2017 at 19:00

I think it's a Gaura, they should be cut back after flowering, so I wonder if it's cut right back now, you would lose the flowers for this year. Maybe tidy it up and prune it in the Autumn after flowering.

Laurel Hedging Issues

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 23:35

thats brilliant, they look better already, they will soon grow, keep well watered in this dry spell, keep us updated please. 

pet companions

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 12:23

Only just Joyce, he weighed in at 8.6kg. Much to fat for a cat! 

Last edited: 21 April 2017 12:24:14

Laurel Hedging Issues

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 12:22

Please do keep us up to date with their progress, I'm sure they'll pick up. You'll be pruning them back before you know it.😀

Plant Supports

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 12:21

Other ends of the country Tom, worth asking though, thank you. Some at 3mts would be good, especially for hollyhocks and helenium.

pet companions

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 12:17

I have this fat chap, Thomas, he's on diet and he's lost half kg, so far, vet is very pleased with him.


WW for cats! 


trailing begonias

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 12:14

The little plugs take a while to get going, we have had some cold nights, I think they will be fine but keep them in the shade, too tender for direct sun just yet.

Gardenville TV

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 12:12

Never heard of it but have now, its good, I will watch them later when I have a bit more time, thank you for sharing that.

Laurel Hedging Issues

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 11:08

Just another thought, when you planted these, were they bare roots or in some kind of net bags, or were they in pots, I assume as you had them done professionally they were planted correctly. 

Laurel Hedging Issues

Posted: 21/04/2017 at 11:00

 That's the best way just above a bud, and no, afraid the dead leaves will never come right, as they drop of you can clear them away and hopefully new ones will grow.  Give them plenty of water.  


Don't put any sort of feed on them just yet,  they will try to make top growth at the expense of the roots, let them build a good root system, then you can feed if you want to, but I think you will find they'll be just fine as they are, I've never fed mine. 

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