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ivy

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 19:28

landgirl I've PMd you and not sure if notifications are working

I wouldn't put ivy up a wall again. If it dies, or you change your mind, the scars are there for years if not forever

Pond improvements

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 18:35

If it's been exposed all that time look carefully to see if it's degraded. Getting that covered with turf, paving, stones, pebbles or a mixture is a priority. Don't rely on pond plants doing that

What does a pond need for a good ecosystem

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 16:46

Pumps aren't for wildlife ponds.

Oxygenating plants are what you need. Keep the leaves out in autumn. Ponds are only smelly when you stir them up

Lavender

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 16:42

Dividing depends on having more than one stem coming out of the ground. If there's only one you can't. If there's more than one it's worth a try. The down side would be some rather odd shaped bushes

I sawed a weigla in half a couple of years ago. Bought one with 2 distinctly separate stems, pruning saw down the middle. 2 plants. 

 

Favourite gardens to visit?

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 14:52

I like plants and growing things. I like  gardens with  interesting collections of unusual plants.  Beth Chatto's for one.

and smaller ones as well.

This Sunday, 21 Chapel Street Hacconby, near Bourne

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Replanting aquilegias

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 14:42

Take off any large leaves Swedboy, if they're wilting they won't survive and it's more work for the roots to do.

Foxglove cuttings - anyone tried it?

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 14:40

 easier from seed for me, useless at cuttings.

but do the experiment and let us know

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 27/03/2014 at 08:13

artjak, I've PMd you

Moving peony

Posted: 26/03/2014 at 19:11

I'd be happy to move them as long as the shoots were still small. Once there are stems long enough to flop I wouldn't

Who's poo? (Hedgehog?)

Posted: 26/03/2014 at 14:00

Hedgehog for me too.

 

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