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Cutting old hellebore leaves

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 23:16

Give it time Jo

 

Cutting old hellebore leaves

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 23:07

perhaps yours get better treatment Jo Mine are crispy round the edges/brown in places/horizontal, a sorry state. They go through the shredder well though

Cutting old hellebore leaves

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 22:58

The old leaves usually look naff by flowering time and the plant makes new leaves as flowering goes on. Before flowering is best, I was late.

I've tried cutting and not cutting and the former looks best.

Cutting old hellebore leaves

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 22:52

Hi Jo

Some people  cut the leaves off in autumn, others do it later. Around now works for me most years but this year they're a good 6-8 weeks in advance. It only needs doing once.

Cutting old hellebore leaves

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 22:26

I did wonder if removing the leaves will leave the flowers more available to the mutjac but last year they ate the flower buds before I cut the leaves.

 

Cutting old hellebore leaves

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 22:04

The old leaves aren't very pretty are they? I haven't experimented to see if mine grow better following a haircut. 

Hardy Geranium?

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 20:28

Er......um...

it's a geranium

no idea, is at as pale as it looks?

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 20:25

A good swapping season, roll on the next

Happy New Year.

 

Winter

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 17:33

We'll get what we get. Weather. Same as any other year

Cutting old hellebore leaves

Posted: 20/12/2015 at 17:31

Maybe I can, Verdun. If I mix the huge pile of shreddings with glue, roll it out, let it set, I could do some sculpting. If I had any skill in that area

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