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Posted: 25/03/2013 at 11:15
I wouldn't think so, mine still look pretty viable, I just try and keep them in a dark cool area (which is under a table in my conservatory) to prolong their life...As long as their not going really squishy or mouldy, then they should be fine


Posted: 25/03/2013 at 11:02
I think so, I'm doing the same as you, but itching to plant them...Please WARM UP!


Posted: 25/03/2013 at 11:01
I wouldn't plant them out just yet, if you have a conservatory or greenhouse then put them in their, as annual and biennial herbs usually need warmer weather

Need Bees This Year!

Posted: 25/03/2013 at 01:21
Sorry was meant to say lyn, stupid autocorrect!

Need Bees This Year!

Posted: 25/03/2013 at 01:20
Thankyou Lyon, do you know of any clump forming perennials off hand too? Thanks

Need Bees This Year!

Posted: 25/03/2013 at 00:32

I've failed to attract bees to my garden for as long as I can remember, but this year I haven't given myself a budget, so am looking for any perennials that attract wildlife, preferably clump forming or ones that seed themself, so I'm able to make even more for free in the long run (like Monty does)...

Anyone got any suggestions?

Center Piece Front Garden

Posted: 24/03/2013 at 19:17

Just a few suggestions...

You could always try something like a box, which can be easily topiaried into practically any shape. There's also Camelia's, Corydylines (put on anexcellent display) and ten you could always buy a obelisk and grow a climber.


Posted: 24/03/2013 at 19:13

Thanks for that Although, my Verbena dont have any sowing instructions (spose thats what you get when you buy them cheap) and all the websites state different things. Some say its tricky to grow, others say its easy?

weedy neglected patch of a town garden

Posted: 24/03/2013 at 19:10

Hi Marie, firstly, it depends whether you want to grow, fruit, veg, herbs, flowers or shrubs?

One cornus or three?

Posted: 24/03/2013 at 19:00

I agree with Mummy Muddy Paws, plant all three, because they'll look beautiful when everything else has died back in Autumn and Winter. However, in my dads garden, they got too overgrown (due to him not taking much care) and then they got this white fungus, which I later found out was due to lack of air circulation, so make sure they're not touching eachother and keep them pruned  

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