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Plant ID please

Posted: 13/01/2014 at 09:42

It's not a marginal plant, just a damp lover. 

Though I have to admit I'm not totally convinced that it is purple loosestrife. 

Where are my snowdrops?

Posted: 13/01/2014 at 09:11

Thanks Berghill.  It was quite dry here til very late in the year. Much reduced growth of fungi as well. No ink caps at all or those mauve/blue ones

How to get berries

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 22:56

Don't forget to sex yours when it flowers. 

What's your day been like?

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 22:28

If I was growing delicate plants in a heated greenhouse I expect I'd might adopt an aseptic approach No expert. But I grow hardy plants and that have a tough life ahead of them. If they can't take it they may as well die young

Where are my snowdrops?

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 21:00

I don't know what triggers the growth of snowdrops. They're no further forward in all the warmth of this year than they were in the cold of the last 2.

Where are my snowdrops?

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 20:52

I'll keep my fingers crossed for them. They don't like being dried out to sell in bags in autumn.

If they don't make it buy some in February, leaves still on. google 'snowdrops in the green'

If any make it, even if they don't flower, they'll soon clump up

Plant ID please

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 20:46

It makes a nice show in my garden

How to get berries

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 20:45

Viburnum tinus peaks around now but does what it likes when it likes. There are both on mine.

You didn't mentioned skimmia, I think some of those are male or female but I can't grow those in my very alkaline garden so haven't  investigated.

Hollies don't need to be that close, within an insect's flying distance. One in the neighbour's garden will do.

Bilberries

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 20:39

I'm sure you could grow it in a tub.

If you've got acid soil there'll be rhodos and azelias growing around there somewhere.

Growing grass and shrubs in the shade

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 20:37

Some grasses will grow but not the sort you cut and walk on. Millium effusum 'Aureum', Mr Bowles' golden grass, looks great in shade, shines out.

Stipa arundinacea, pheasant grass, now called something else but I haven't updated my mental file. That's good anywhere and does well in shade. 

Oryzopsis miliacea, looks good in shade, I'm sure it shouldn't thrive there but it seems to.

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