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Posted: 06/10/2016 at 08:57

Thanks for all ur advice!! I will get another pot or 2 and give them a little more room!! they look like this at the moment tho. 


Posted: 05/10/2016 at 16:48


I was told that agapanthus likes being squashed as it makes them flower more prolifically. I was advised to put them in a large pot and squash them in and it will look amazing in summer!

I dnt have a gh!... I will get a fleece though.


Posted: 05/10/2016 at 13:05

Hi There,

I am thinking of getting some camassia bulbs to put in somewhere near the summer perennials.

Does each bulb only produce one spike and flower?.. Or does it produce a clump of flowers?.. Just thinking about overall impact when I'm planting them.

Thanks for your help!!


Posted: 05/10/2016 at 11:11

Another hijack!!..

I have my 5 mature agapanthus potted up in a big ceramic pot.. all squashed in. Will they be okay over winter or do i need to protect them from the frost or something?!!... 

I live in east london...

removing slate chips

Posted: 04/10/2016 at 15:22

I live in Leyton, east London!!..

PM me, as I used some ground workers for a bit of the work in my garden. They were 2 Albanian fellas who speak English and worked for £70 per day + fried chicken for lunch. 


Posted: 03/10/2016 at 20:41

I have a 5m long border, but can make it as deep as I want as I'll just cut away lawn.

I have lots of plants in there tho; 1 hydrangea, 1choyca, 3 stachys big ears,  and then I need to fit a few of the other plants in.... 

Oh dear!!

Ceanothus 'Puget Blue'

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 20:33

A meter across?? Do I put compost and sand and grit in??


Posted: 03/10/2016 at 17:09

Shall I stick the pieris next to the hydrangea that I have?.... They both like ericaceous soil...

removing slate chips

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 17:03

You need some laborers for a day and a 'builders' skip!.. 

If you have 40*20ft*2 inches deep then that's a 5yrd skip. You can prob get a 6yrd skip for £150 wait and load or a little more if you need it for the day as you have to pay for a permit from the council.

Do you have a driveway for a skip to go?

Do you know any laborers? 


Posted: 03/10/2016 at 16:20

Hi there, 

Does anyone else have weigela?.. Or think they're a bit boring?..

The wife bought 2 weigela, a viburnum and a japonica ralto after getting some help with impulse buying at the local garden center.

Piers japonica ralto, Viburnum tinus gwenllian, Weigela Florida & Weigela Pink Poppet. My garden is quite small and I either have a morning sun border, or afternoon sun border that I need to fill. 

Do you think I should put them all together?.. Gosh!! Lots of shrubs!!.... And I dnt know what to do with them>?!?!

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