Latest posts by Lyn

Bark chips

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:38
Ok, see what you mean, did you want it for a mulch, I would prefer the one on the left, but not so decorative I suppose.


Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:37
I had a very leggy one a few years back, my mum wouldn't let dad touch it for fear of ruining it!
I have gradually over three years pruned it so not too much in one go, maybe I could have, I didn't want to risk it on pain of death!
It's gorgeous this year, round, neat and covered in buds.
Do you re pot every year, if so put it in ericaceous compost, check for vine weevil, the following year you can just scrape of the top two inches and top it up. Before flowering you can give a fed of azalea,/ Camelia liquid feed.

Cornflower plants

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:32
Me too Emma, get lots of late frosts here.

can i plant thisin my garden?

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:31
When they sell those hydrangeas they are brought on quickly in a hot house, I don't think it advisable to put it straight out.

Bark chips

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:29
I suppose it depends on what they have available to chip up during the year.


Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:27
Do you mean you want to grow them only in the bark chips?
That won't work , they need to be buried in the soil about six inches deep for garden daffs,
They certainly won't grow in two to four inches of bark. As well as not growing, they'll just fall over, they must be anchored in the soil.

can i plant thisin my garden?

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:24
Don't throw it away, it'll be fine, I would pot it into a bigger pot, keep it out on the patio when you're sure the frosts have finished, keep it in a very sheltered place or a cold greenhouse for next winter then next Spring you can put it in the garden.
They don't like drying out, so keep it damp.

Cornflower plants

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:22
Emma, if they are about 30cm tall you could chop them down by half. Keep the lid open all day, just close down at night, I think they have forecast a cold weekend coming up!

Thought for Lyn

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:19
I just wanted to say a big, big thank you for all the kinds thoughts and to everyone that sent cards and emails.
All very much appreciated and you really are a lovely bunch of people. Thank you x

wholesale plants

Posted: 20/04/2016 at 14:17
How many do you call lots, ?

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