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ADVICE ON PLANTING PLEASE

Posted: 06/03/2014 at 12:01

Bought some 6 inch plastic pots for the agapanthus and will use Levingtons Multi Purpose Compost, will this be OK?  I also have some horticultural grit that I can add - your help once more, please.

 

Thank you.

 

ADVICE ON PLANTING PLEASE

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 11:11

Thank you all so much - I shall pot them up and then wait till later in the year to plant out, though it seems they prefer being grown in pots....    I really don't have any more space for pots  but do need to fill the borders, the spot I have in mind already has blue/purple hardy geraniums and purple lupins and so I thought the agapanthus would make a suitable companion, but perhaps sinking the pots into the ground as suggested by Dovefromabove is the solution.

Thanks once again, as always your advice is much appreciated.

 

 

ADVICE ON PLANTING PLEASE

Posted: 01/03/2014 at 12:40

A delivery mix up this week has resulted in me receiving 6 Agapanthus roots (size 1-2 eyes);  the packaging tells me to plant August onwards;  I'd like them in a sunny border and wonder if they will 'keep' in the pack until the recommended planting time or if  I can plant out sooner. 

Your advice, please.

Many thanks.

 

ROUND UP GEL

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 10:50

Many thanks for your replies - I've wound the bindweed around a cane and applied  the spray; here's hoping!

Fox poo

Posted: 18/09/2013 at 11:38

In such huge quantities???  If it is hedgehogs then I guess damage will be limited?  -  I wouldn't want to cause any harm by spraying the lawn with any kind of deterrent.

Fox poo

Posted: 18/09/2013 at 11:21

I have what I thought was fox droppings on my lawn each morning  for the past few days - 3 or 4 areas but don't detect an odour; what  could it be?   If Jeyes Fluid is a problem what else can i use on the lawn?

ROUND UP GEL

Posted: 18/09/2013 at 10:35

Wow, Paula H, Verdun and Fleurisa - thank you for all the information.  I have decided to 'train' the bindweed (there's plenty of it) and then blitz with gel/spray.  My guess is that this will become a new hobby as I have discoverered more bindweed growing through other shrubs all in the same well established and fairly crowded area of the garden.  Only a couple of weeks 'off' and bindweed rules - will it ever go away??

Fleurisa, thanks too  for the  RHS link - I am a relatively new gardener so help and advice from this forum is always welcome.

Thanks again.

ROUND UP GEL

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 16:55
Posted this in the wrong spot i.e. Talkback; so here it is again!

Bindweed from a neighbouring garden has wrapped itself around my pampas grass - I've tried pulling the weed out but its difficult and very unkind to hands and takes forever; my vocabulary has however benefitted from the exercise.   Is Round up gel a good option?   I've not used Round up in any form and would appreciate your advice.

Many thanks,

ROUND UP GEL

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 16:49

Bindweed from a neighbouring garden has wrapped itself around my pampas grass - I've tried pulling the weed out but its difficult and very unkind to hands and takes forever; my vocabulary has however benefitted from the exercise.   Is Round up gel a good option?   I've not used Round up in any form and would appreciate your advice.

Many thanks,

LADY EMMA HAMILTON STANDARD ROSE

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 09:59

Thank you both for your replies - I feel better now!  The rose was chosen for its colour and fragrance both of which have lived up to expectations.  I shall continue with plenty of TLC and hope for improvement.  Thanks again.

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