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Talkback: Eight plants to grow with cosmos

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 21:34

No Bill. 

Resow 

white cosmos looks good with cotinus royal purple, persicaria red dragon and red cannas for me.  With grasses like deschampsia, elymus magellanicus and pennisetums too.

 

Charlie Dimmock

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 19:24

Only the Olympic 100 metres champion Philippa....and english.  Think Hosta envied something different though 

Teasing roots

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:50

Pippa was excellent....think she was part of Geoff Hamilton's GW or maybe AT.  A real pest and disease expert.     

Grasses in a border

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:47

Just research grasses you are unsure about Katfish.  some are rampant runners and best avoided.  

Beechgrove Garden.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:44

Ditto John.  A really enjoyable prog 

HAVE COMPOST SUPPLIERS UPPED THEIR GAME THIS YEAR.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:43

I potted tomato plants earlier in the week....look absolutely fine.  Potted some yesterday and they are fine.  Potted 3 today and will check tomorrow.  

I have used a lot of wyevale compost these past few weeks and everything looks good and healthy.

LYN, is it fresh compost?  

However, this is what this thread is all about, viz., if composts are better or not this year 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:38

Can you grow that number Hosta?  Wot a sight that would be 

if I had real space I would plant a load of stuff en masse....heleniums, grasses, yes hostas too. 

Charlie Dimmock

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:36

Everyone...everyone...makes comments about everyone.  

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:30

Not sure I would compost glossy paper Philippa 

 

Pink acer

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:13

Bodix, 

do you know the variety? If its 15' tall the soil is suitable. I also don't think it is a nutrient problem. does it look healthy as a pale green tree?

However, I have a feeling its doing exactly what it should do. Pink being the colour in bud..?

oh! Welcome Bodix 

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