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Gunnera

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 20:11

Gunnera

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 19:13

Thank you one and all for your input.  I will look up the plant suggestions mentioned above and yes I would love to find a smaller variety that I might have a chance at coddling.  That picture supplied of that massive plant would look smashing in my front garden - it might even cause some traffic accidents!  I have purchased a large lot that I am rebuilding. I have removed many trees that were dying due to the canopy that was trimmed to extreme so the back yard could support these giants too.  I am very envious of the climate in Britain but will have to suffice with Monty and dog to get me through to the ground thaw...

Gardeners World TV Program

Posted: 20/03/2014 at 23:25

Living in Canada I get GW in dribs and drabs.  It has gotten me through this harsh winter.  I know what you say about Monty, I could listen to his voice all day long, something soothing about it.  And Nigel I understand he has his own facebook page!  What a dog!  Every garden should have one!  Bring on more advice for us that are lost in the dark...

Gunnera

Posted: 20/03/2014 at 23:20

I know I know I live in Canada, am still suffering through a -30C winter but have gotten through with gardeners world, it's kept me sane.  Plan to make a big push in my garden this year and would like to try Gunnera.  Want one of these in the front garden.  Any remarks about starting and feeding through out the growing year?  Can they be grown in a pot and brought inside after the leaves die back and stored in a cool dark place?  The root bulb looks like it can get about two feet across in a mature specimen, quite large.  I also understand to not touch the seeds with bare hands.  Anything else that will impair germination?  I look forward to this challenge and would appreciate your input.  Cheers and am praying for sun!

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help with growing these giants 
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