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dianthus

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 20:08

If carnations they are unlikely to flower again.  However, I would treat them as though they are the perpetual flowering pinks....nothing to lose.  If they are "pinks." they will reflower soon.  

Poorly conifers

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 20:06

Sorry Gillian, they have had it. ,probably dried out but could be a disease or even a pest.  

What if you rant about your neighbour and

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:19

Ha ha grateful Deadhead .......I guess it's not your real name.  Your kids would hate you giving them that burden 

Dont know how many members there are here..someone will know.

do I cut back hellebores, if so when?

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:14

If it still has some flowers remove those.  Cut off any diseased leaves right to the ground.  Mulch if you can.  However, too early to remove healthy leaves......an autumn  job

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 19:08

Tell me about it Clari

Trying to handle my mother....home from hospital.  92 and horrendously forgetful and confused. 100% attention required.  Difficult 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 18:01

Nice David .  Like the way those colours blend 

Achillea

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 15:02

Fluffy Cloud

Walther Funcke, nice coppery orange.  I cut it back in early June and it makes height of about 2' 6"".   Moonshine too is about the same after the same treatment.  Secret is to grow in poorish,,dryish soil I think.  Terracotta is also nice, for an achillea, at about 3'.  All compact when compared with Cloth of Gold.  

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 14:50

That's excellent Artjak 

Crocosmia Lucifer deadheading

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 14:48

Get as big a clump as possible.  Either put in large pot or two or plant in ground.  You could dig it up and put in bin liner with damp soil around if.  Tie it around the rootball and leave in the shade 

cancer has meant I can't manage my garden

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 07:49

Morning Trudi.

Some nice comments there.  Just want to add my support..... Cancer and its treatment is a roller coaster ride, isnt it?  Hopefully, it will all go well with ??ou.

I,wouldn't worry too much about your garden...do what you can and enjoy what looks like a lovely garden. Theres no need to rush into anything drastic, is there ?  

Your garden ...as it is....looks a relaxing place to be in so it will probably feature strongly in your recovery. 

Good luck.  Clearly you have support here too

 

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