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Latest posts by punkdoc

Moving roses

Posted: 18/02/2015 at 13:52

Yes, I would do exactly same as B-L.

Polish Spirit pruning

Posted: 18/02/2015 at 13:50

Now is the perfect time.


Posted: 17/02/2015 at 22:14

Seeds are fine, but you do not get the huge variety available as tubers. Also they don't come true from seed.


Posted: 17/02/2015 at 17:18

Fritillary, that was how my greenhouse looked after the Boxing day snow storm. I managed to cobble it back together, using rigid plastic sheets from B@Q.

Still trying to work out the feasibility of getting a new one. I am lucky I have plenty of space, but it is all on a slope, so will need a lot of work to dig out the base. I don't think I am up to doing it, and I can't find anyone else to do it.

Moving Clematis

Posted: 17/02/2015 at 14:18

Group 2 or 3 Clematis I would move now, Group 1, I would move after flowering, but would probably be ok to do now as well.


Posted: 17/02/2015 at 13:30

 sunshine on the stream

 In the garden today





Posted: 17/02/2015 at 12:12

Brrrrrr. it is cold out there, just in to de frost, and change my gloves.

Why can't I finish what I start/ The plan was to cut back and weed one bed, but after a few minutes I moved on somewhere else, etc etc. The end result being, that nothing looks any better than before I started.


Posted: 17/02/2015 at 09:58

Sunny and very cold here, but I am going out to continue tidying up the borders, ready for Spring.

May also plant some box, that I grew from cuttings. I call them my Box balls, but really they are Box blobs.

I have Snowdrops, Aconites and the first Crocuses flowering.

Sorry to hear about all the poorly pets.

Stacey, enjoy your well deserved holiday.


Posted: 17/02/2015 at 09:52

You could start the tubers off , somewhere warm, and then when they have shoots 2-3 inches long, use those as your cuttings.

You can also divide the tubers, but you need to be able to see the "eyes", so that each division has growing points.

Personally I think it is too early to be doing anything with them. I start mine in a cold greenhouse in April.


Posted: 13/02/2015 at 09:41

No KEF, I was playing at being a southerner in those days. Was a medical student in Southampton. Now there are some stories from there I could tell, but most of them would disgust some of you, and make you never trust doctors again. 

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