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Blueberry bush lost all its leaves

Posted: Today at 19:15

Have a feeling it's UNDER watering Steve.  

I will prune during winter......I tip shoots,remove  weak shoots and dead stuff.  Every winter I try to keep plants compact by spurring side branches.

Verdict....your new plants this year

Posted: Today at 19:13

Artjak and Ginglygangly, my buzz Ivory is in the ground. It's white ...the flowers more full than usual Davidii.  I posted a pic on camera corner recently ....one flower had couple of butterflies on it.

I think it needs to be in the  ground in good soil.

Re a question on cutting back Achilleas a while back, I cut mine back and fresh flowers are appearing 

Jacobs Ladder - what variety is this one and care advice

Posted: Today at 18:59

Not keen on straight polemoniums but  "Stairway to Heaven" is excellent.  Good moist soil I find

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: Today at 12:51

Picked up helenium can can today from clearance basement.   Couple of quid but it's looking good .  A few dead leaves made it,look worse,than it is so a further reducation was given.  Buds to,open too.  

White Garden

Posted: Today at 12:46

Canny Fairy 

I do just that too......not bothered about things flowering now so much as preparing new plants for next year.

Verdict....your new plants this year

Posted: Today at 12:43

KEF, I think it's short lived.  To keep it flowering and encourage its "perennialism" (?) Anchusa should be dead headed religiously.  A few years ago I did just that  and managed to keep it for 2 years or so.  Not sure I would dig it up now unless it's recently planted.  Anchusa can flower itself to death I think so as soon as flowers look as though they're fading nip them out.  

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: Today at 08:53

Good luck Punkdoc. ,hope all goes well for your mum....I guess it's bit  frightening for her 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: Today at 08:51

Hiya Woody. ,yes you are spot on.  

Cant grow  everything ....want more ...even more ......colour right now but conscious of the balance too with grasses and to maintain a good ratio.  However, another helenium,or two and couple of gaillardias can be incorporated.  

Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: Today at 08:24

Hey, where's sweet pea?   Oh,,there she is 

Verdict....your new plants this year

Posted: Today at 08:18

Anchusa is lovely KEF but I rarely manage to keep it for more than a year or two.

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Verdict....your new plants this year

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Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

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It's my birthday

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Roasting

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They're bossing it now........

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Love your garden

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grasses

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hardy geraniums pictures

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Is mahonia invasive?

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Blue foliage

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What's your acronym? A guessing game......

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Neatness.....a swear word in the garden?

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Dahliettes.....?

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Carpenteria californica shaping

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Rubbish mpc

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