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Buddleja 'Buzz' revisited

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 14:49

Thanks Lancashire Lass

Interesting what you say about the cuttings, my white one, the cutting just rotted but the magenta ones shot up, I was very encouraged how they took.

Sadly the blue never made it to adulthood, the plug plant just gave up.

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 13:16

Just moved into a bungalow, it's OK, just one major flaw!

Cleaning plastic plant labels

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 13:03

Thanks Fleurisa and blairs (fit like! Aberdeen calling)

The pen came with the labels, I'll use it for something else and use a pencil

Ornamental Sage

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 12:44

Hi Dove, from your link mine looks like it could either, PS36 Stachys officinalis Betony or PS02 Salvia clevelandii Jim Sage, Cleveland Sage.

Its outside but undercover and so quite dry. I'll move into the greenhouse when I get home tonight and re-pot in the spring in gritty soil. I have a great sunny spot for it in the summer.

Cleaning plastic plant labels

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 12:32

OK, thanks. I'll go with weak bleach and fine wire wool.

Ornamental Sage

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 12:18

Hi All

I bought and ornamental sage from the 'DeathRow' shelf in the local GC for a £1. I have cut the dead flower stems off, re-potted in Multi-purpose compost.

My question is 'what happens next', it looks quite healthy at the bottom.

gardening jobs

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 12:13

Take photos of your own garden and plants. Show them at your interview.

Cleaning plastic plant labels

Posted: 27/11/2013 at 12:10

Hi All

Quick question, can I clean plastic plant labels that have been written on with a permanent marker, with nail polish remover?

Buddleja 'Buzz' revisited

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 20:36

OK thanks guys,

Buddleja 'Buzz' revisited

Posted: 26/11/2013 at 19:47

As already mentioned in a recent post, I bought three buddleja 'buzz' plug plants last spring. The grew like bamboo and flowered. I successfully took cuttings and they are about 8in high, giving me the 'V' sign. I fear they are going to grow 'leggy' too.

How do I get them nice and bushy like the one on page 120 in Decembers GW mag?

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