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Acid soil

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 20:16

Hope your family member is ok Kitty 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 20:15

Yep!  After today the nights are longer than the days 


Posted: 22/09/2016 at 20:13

Bee friendly?  Butterfly friendly?  Slug unfriendly?  Go for agastaches GD.  The humming bird plant so called for a very good reason.  My agastaches have bees swarming all over them 

both rigida and homestead purple will grow well in pots....Rigida needing more moisture 


Posted: 22/09/2016 at 20:11

Bee friendly?  Butterfly friendly?  Slug unfriendly?  Go for agastaches GD.  The humming bird plant so called for a very good reason.  My agastaches have bees swarming all over them 

Evergreen 4 in 1

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 20:08

Agree with Dove.   I would not use anything at all now.  Let the winter do what it does and apply 4 in 1 In spring.  

You could improve the appearance of the lawn temporarily but winter takes its toll on grass so save yourself time and money and wait for a few months when treatment will be effective all spring and summer 

Plant suggestions please!

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 19:49

Miss Kay, 

check out the winter heathers.   Evergreen, colourful foliage and winter flowers.  


Posted: 22/09/2016 at 17:44

Smaller could be Rigida or Homestead Purple.  The latter is lower and spreading.  Rigida is quite invasive.  There is also a dwarf version of bonariensis called lollipop 


Posted: 22/09/2016 at 17:34

Is it currently in the ground B3?

anyway, you can chop it in half or quarters and do it now.  Use a sharp serrated knife or saw.  Plant out, clay is fine 

Crocosmia Lucifer

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 17:30

GD, the best way is to get someone to give you a piece of theirs.  i divide after flowering and they flower again following summer without hiccup 

any friends locally growing them? 

My flowers ... (2)

Posted: 22/09/2016 at 17:27

Bit tender joyce 

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