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Help for beginner

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:47

In practical terms?  no difference.

Perennial means they live for years, herbaceous means they aren't woody and die back each year

Renovate or remove privet hedge?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 08:12

Hostafan, If either of us died from privet cutting it would be down to the arrangement of scaffold tower on trailer behind car, with OH cutting and me driving. 

Forum trip to Kathy Brown's garden near Bedford

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 08:06

Yes, of course, I have a non-forum friend coming as well (I hope)

Underplanting evergreen shrubs

Posted: 19/09/2015 at 23:22

A lot of early flowering bulbs do their growing while the leaves are off deciduous trees. They die back as the leaves arrive. It may be too dark and dry under evergreens. Try it, you can always move them if they don't make a good show.

Most of my evergreen shrubs reach down to the ground so I haven't tried.

Renovate or remove privet hedge?

Posted: 19/09/2015 at 23:03

I think mine might be 60 years old. It has trunks at the base and has been cut back to about 5ft from getting tangled in the phone wires. 


Renovate or remove privet hedge?

Posted: 19/09/2015 at 21:32

It would take more than loppers to deal with ours

Quick Id

Posted: 19/09/2015 at 20:37

It doesn't look like a flaming anything

Forum trip to Kathy Brown's garden near Bedford

Posted: 19/09/2015 at 18:28

sorry Jo

Japanese anemone - insect hosts

Posted: 19/09/2015 at 11:48

Just had a wander round to find all the insects are on the plants in the sunny sheltered places, ignoring any in shade or breeze

Dividing Geranium Phaeum Now?

Posted: 19/09/2015 at 11:28

I'd start a new thread bruce, put hydrangea in the thread title and hydrangea growers will help.

That's not me

Discussions started by nutcutlet

a couple of IDs please

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Molly the Witch in trouble

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wot daff

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move a rose

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Which violet?

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Lots of legs, no ID

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Comfrey, who knows one from t'other

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holly choice

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unknown plant from a mixed packet

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I just had to share this

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What do I do now

kiss of death to houseplants 
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A new bloom from the NYD flower count

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Cutting old hellebore leaves

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aaron gardens

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coppicing the hazels

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