Latest posts by punkdoc

The difference

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 08:41

I like S. Lilac Squirrel, but have found it spreads a bit too much.

Plant ID

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 22:53

The thistle is a Cardoom - Cyanara cardunculus.

Plant ID

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 17:50

2nd. photo does look like an Echium of some description.

rose in containers: mulch with JI-3 or bark chips

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 14:28

I still feel that if you cover a few inches of the stems, you will risk them rotting. If you are careful to add more compost to the pot, whilst keeping it clear of the stems, that would be ok.

Not sure I would want to be adding extra Nitrogen at this time of year.

How do you know so much?

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 10:43

Read as widely as possible.

Ask questions on here.

Trial and error, accepting that you will make mistakes, we all have.

rose in containers: mulch with JI-3 or bark chips

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 10:28

I agree.

Make sure that when you replant the graft union is below the soil.

what qualities do you need to be a good gardener

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 10:25

Wonder, imagination, and an acceptance that plants die. This however, is an opportunity, not a disaster.

Propagation Geum and Hardy Geraniums

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 10:22

Agree with Verdun, except at I tend to plant the divisions straight into the border, unless they are very small.

Sweet Rocket

Posted: 09/08/2016 at 17:07

They can be biennial, or short lived perennials.

Lavender ID

Posted: 09/08/2016 at 10:15

I don't it is Lavender, but Perovskia, part of the Sage family.

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