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Pheasant Berry - propagation

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 13:40

and it seeds itself very nicely. I'd do some cuttings and grab a few berries and throw them on the garden as soon as they're ripe. Or you could start them in pots, sow when ripe and leave outside.

Anyone able to ID this plant for me, please.

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 08:46

That's nice, I love those blue flowers. Must get some more.

Mildew

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 08:44

I look the other way usually Fairy

One or two plants I've stopped growing because of the mildew problem, eg the blue polemoniums.

 

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 08:41

All crossed Fairy

Some in there are fairly easy but some I've failed with before; the variegated Rhamnus which I've tried at all times of year and never succeeded with and Bupleurum fruticosum that used to seed about but now I want to start another one I don't get seedlings. 

Mildew

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 08:00

I would cut them back rather than spray.

Sprays may or may not affect the mildew but once discoloured the plants stay discoloured.

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 22:40

They don't want to get too hot do they. If summer comes back and the temperature gets too high in there I'll move the whole assembly to a shady place outside

Cherry Laurel hedging

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 22:07

There you go Rhod, that's what alcohol does for you. I had a wine-free night

Cherry Laurel hedging

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 21:55

PS. But if they did, the ones with berries would be the females

Cherry Laurel hedging

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 21:54

Laurels have both male and female parts in the flowers as far as I know.

They don't come in male and female like hollies do.

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 21:21

Cuttings, they have lids on the propagators but no heat, and some shade (a sheet) to stop them getting fried. 

Is there anything else I need to do?

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57133.jpg?width=273&height=350&mode=max

 

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