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Advice for my rose Falsataff please...

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 08:12

Those upright stems need to be pulled down BEFORE they harden.  I agree with Obelixx ....to do this a but at a time.

however, it is getting a little late...wood will be hardening now...so a start should be made asap

Watsonia

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 08:05

Oky doky. Supernoodle 

Agastache Black Adder

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 08:04

You must have been beeside yourself Nadia! 

Watsonia

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 07:37

Ha ha Tetley.    

Agastache Black Adder

Posted: 02/09/2015 at 07:35

Morning Nadia

derbyshire limestone sounds ideal for black adder.  

Agastaches do not move well...you are likely to lose it if you do.   Not too late to take cuttings now...those near the base are best.  Half perlite, half mpc, soak cuttings in water for half an hour then dip ends into hormone rooting powder.  Important to knock off excess.  Water compost before inserting cuttings.  Polythene bag in the warm....inside now.  

Watsonia

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 21:00

I guess nobody has experience of these then ! 

Agastache Black Adder

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 20:59

Pete.....yes, poor soil and prolonged flowering go hand in hand for agastaches

cuttings taken in mid summer have already formed plants that will flower next year

Watsonia

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 20:52

I do, I do,I do......

Watsonia

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 20:07

Anyone growing Watsonias?

my local nursery has a couple of stunners and I am soooooooo tempted. glorious peachy orange and sumptuous white.  

can provide the hot poor conditions in summer and the mild winters but yet to see them growing anywhere. 

Opinions would be appreciated

Island beds - are they a bit twee or retro?

Posted: 01/09/2015 at 20:00

Its ok if you're " retro" Fairy.......retro or not you are a pretty good gardener me thinks........can you lend me a fiver now! 

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