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Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 13:03

Uncovered some of my tender losses and all looking good.  Some cooler days ahead but they will be fine now . The improvised polytunnel now dismantled 

I said I would give some plants for local hospice fund raising event in mid spring so it looks like they will have a lot more than I thought 

What to feed cuttings and seedlings?

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 12:42

gets expensive doesnt it Craigh.....this gardening lark? 

What to feed cuttings and seedlings?

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 09:49

The shorter delphiniums Craigh....Clivedon Beauty.  Mid height, about 4 to 5'.  Lovely colour and almost non stop flowering last year here 

Pruning Tip bearing (and Partial...) trees in the same way as spur bearing

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 08:31

Pruning most anything is a matter of logic......decide how plants fruit and flower, when etc and whether you can prune hard or not.  Redwing is is not really confusing 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 08:26

Pretty warm but overcast.  Not much sun over west cornwall today I think.  

Cornwall is ablaze with colour....who needs the sun?     Me 

Resurrected Eight

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 08:23

Peeping in again......morning ladies 

Our Gardening Diaries (Incorporating My Flowers ..)

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 08:19

Ha ha......

Box pruning

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 08:19

Not at all B3

I shape lots of evergreen shrubs here 

Our Gardening Diaries (Incorporating My Flowers ..)

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 08:16

Morning aym 

pot on rudbeckias now into 1 litre pots.  when that pot is full you can plant out in the garden 

Wild Swan?  How big is it?  Again it needs to fill a 1 or 2 litre pot before planting out.   good soil ...enriched with dried dappled shade.  However, mine are also in sun and do very well.  So its getting soil right.  Fish blood and bone helps

Festuca Blue

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 07:09

No, best to avoid over feeding it.....grow it hard in a sunny dryish soil in pot or garden Meomye 

divide it if it looks is good.....but a picture would be good.  Dividing is simple.....pull apart gently to get all the roots and top growth, trim back the top growth and pot up again.  dont overpot, i.e. Dont put small plants in large pots.  They will struggle to grow.  

in a month or so, 6 weeks, you can plant your divided festucas together to make a group.  I like to use john innes and perlite or grit mix 

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