Verdun


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Miscanthus losing clumps?

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 18:13

"Stems the width of pencils". Sounds like the old stalks on gigantea.  Thst's exactly what they look like right now 

Jurassic plants

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 18:10

.....aha!  and with the last word 

Jurassic plants

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:58

Fairy.......we have similar tastes 

Unhealthy looking Picea Pungens Blue Diamond

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:57

Somapop, nothing to lose by trying it in a pot of ericaceous.  It may recover during the spring.  I would also spray with sequestered iron.  If it recovers then you can consider planting it out but test new site first.

ah Dsve!  Great minds 

How best to add nutrients to the allotment

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:53

Bet you're popular Chris 

Miscanthus losing clumps?

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:52

I wonder if that is stipa gigantea jekyl.  It has been very wet and stipa will hate that.  

Miscanthus will cope pretty well with moisture...some varieties demand it.....and they are very tough so I don't think your grass is miscanthus. 

(I place a sheet of glass over my gigantea over winter that works well)

Personal Profiles.

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:46

Pansy . Wot you mean first expert?  

I give utmost respect but even in the bible it says man is superior .   

 

 

 

 

Oooooooer . I'll get my coat 

Lack of sunshine

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:41

Well, my solar lights...reflecting amount of sunshine...have been very bright just lately.

hmmm!  Maybe not tonight though 

Jurassic plants

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 17:38

Yep, phormiums...lots of dfferent varieties now...team well with cannas.  Astelias too

Planting Bulbs late (End of February)

Posted: 01/03/2016 at 15:17

Tom, check out lilium Regale. pllanted now and you will have tall, white wonderfully scented flowers in early June. the foliage is bright green and very attractive too from   early May 

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