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When do I cut back Michaelmas Daisy

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 19:22

They are tough as old boots, I would cut them back now if they look tatty

plant ID please

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 20:09

Haha I grow cineraria to compliment my Cyclamens. A lovely combination.

plant ID please

Posted: 12/11/2014 at 20:01

Cineraria

Usually grown as an Annual in the UK.

It can be overwintered in frost free conditions I believe.

Salix Flamingo

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 23:35

My Salix Flamingo still looks as good as it did during the Summer! I'm guessing the leaves will drop like flies in the next few weeks though.

I guess it helps that there hasnt been any frost here

What's left for us to grow?

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 22:08

I should be dead with all those listed there

Top jobs for the weekend

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 19:27

Work today but the weather was awful anyway. Should be decent enough for me to plant out some of the bulbs that have already rooted in some plastic pots in the greenhouse tomorrow.

Dahlia's

Posted: 06/11/2014 at 23:08

Have to agree with Bill, as long as the tubers are big enough and dried out properly they will be fine.

Beautiful colours there too, I might have to venture away from the single-flowered types somewhat next year.

Dahlia's

Posted: 05/11/2014 at 17:22

Dug  a few up today and some of the tubers are HUGE, all were grown from seed this year, they truly are amazing plants.

Dahlia's

Posted: 05/11/2014 at 10:12

Dahlias are originally from Mexico, higher regions I think.

I have no intention of waiting for frost, I think November is a reasonable time of year to lift them, I will be doing a few today that look tatty and have finished flowering.

Longest lived plant

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 21:12

well the original plant certainly does count, for an herbaceous plant to live over 100 years is epic!

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Tree Lily Bulbs

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Longest lived plant

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Autumn Colour

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Dividing Lupins

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Penstemon Cuttings

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Sweet Peppers

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Garden Idiot

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Greenhouse at night

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Standard Geraniums

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Strange Bird Behaviour

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My Poor Bleeding Heart

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