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What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 23:46

Yes ive collected some seed already, I'll let these ones go to seed too so I have a good stock, the germination rate was pretty decent though.

Dahlia - still flowering

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 23:44

As above, leave it grow as long as possible, this will make the tubers fatter and help it stand a better chance of surviving if you do decide to lift and store it.

Make sure to leave an inch of stem when you cut them down as this is where next seasons growth will appear from.

Pansy problem

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 15:09

I would say Caterpillars too probably, Slugs would eat the leaves too

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 15:06

clematis General Sikorski

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61939.jpg?width=264&height=350&mode=max

 Chocolate Cosmos

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 Blueberry Leaves turn a wonderful colour this time of year

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 Dahlia Pooh

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61942.jpg?width=264&height=350&mode=max

 Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff and Twyning's After Eight

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61943.jpg?width=264&height=350&mode=max

 Giant Chrysanthemum Ball I managed to overwinter from last year

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/61944.jpg?width=264&height=350&mode=max

 Zinnia Marylandica 'Starlight Rose' The seeds for this plant were expensive but well worth every penny, Been performing like this since Early June

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Talkback: Feeding garden birds

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 19:12

Its good for the survival of Sycamore/Ash trees I guess that nothing eats the seeds

Geraniums

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 19:08

Dig it up Steve, last Winter was exceptionally mild, I doubt we will get a repeat of that.

Cut it back hard and pot up in fresh compost, keep somewhere frost free over winter, no heat needed.

Geraniums

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 18:27

Cut all my Pelargoniums back today, same as Verdun

Barely a leaf to be seen, I can vouch that they do respond well to this with a bit of TLC

Clematis & Jasmine

Posted: 09/10/2014 at 21:16

Bad time of year to do it I'm afraid.

I dont know if Jasmine would respond to a harsh cut back.

Clematis I would cut back in Early Spring. April ish

Spring bulbs growing now

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 13:00

Snowdrops are extremely hardy, Dont worry about them, just make sure they arent kept too warm.

Orchid problems

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:58

Any chance of a Photo? This would really help identify the problem

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