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Polluted ground

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 16:23

I'd wait til the drainage problem is sorted before you do anything. 

Don't forget that the contents of septic tanks and all other waste was dug into the soil in times gone by. It's good for the plants. It's only a bit of sh.....

Miniature ivy?

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 13:00

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/rhsplantfinder/

plantfinder might help as you have a name

Enter Hedera 'Itsy Bitsy' into the box and see who comes up

Talkback: Old lady moths

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 12:57

They don't usually survive the winter but this winter has been very mild. Perhaps we won't need to wait for the summer visitors

Replanting aquilegias

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 09:31

Are you sure the plantlets aren't seedlings Bizzie? Aquilegia is a prolific self seeder

Best buy books!

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 09:27

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Shrubs-garden-plant-Roger-Phillips/dp/0330302582

There's a whole range of books by these 2, perennials, annuals, bulbs etc. Good illustrations and where they come from which gives a good indication of what they need.

Also Christopher Lloyd, earlier books rather than later, very informative and a good read.

and Bamboogie's RHS book

 

Another 'what's this?' thread...

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 08:39

Maybe it was an off-set or a seedling and the parents died. I prefer  hyacinths when they get to this size, they suit my garden better than those lumpy ones

New hedge advice?

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 08:34

I think havadayoff's advice would be right for a conifer hedge but not for hawthorn/blackthorn

The usual native hedging advice is to reduce by a third or a half on planting and cut hard the following autumn.

Another 'what's this?' thread...

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 22:41

I reckon it's a hyacinth

Another 'what's this?' thread...

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 21:41

Which leaves belong to it?

The ones with the pale line down the middle or the broader one behind the lower flower?

What plants do you use to ensure clematis roots are in the shade?

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 20:48

I don't think it matters if clematis roots get the low winter sun. You'd need to think about colours and flowering time and similar moisture needs. 

May well be true about honeysuckle. they grow in hedges and  trees naturally so their feet will often be in the shade

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Seed and plant swap 2015

For the exchange of this and that between forum members 
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