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Perennials planting time

Posted: 23/09/2013 at 00:05

No to echinacea....leave till spring.

Those shrubs,,if in 1 litre size or larger, will be fine plus the iris, crocosmia, etc

Can I  recommend a variety of abelia called Confettii?  It is a beauty.  Lovely greyish white foliage, small leaves, white flowers and a nice compact shape and size.  


Posted: 22/09/2013 at 20:30

Get well soon woody

redesigning my tiny bland front garden

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 20:29

Nut, do you doubt my integrity?    Got  lemons too.  Bit  sharp 


Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 20:23

MrsGarden, great isn't it when you have a fresh piece of plantIng space?  What's going In there?  

redesigning my tiny bland front garden

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 19:50

Picked bananas today nut.  Agree, sarcoccoca is quietly attractive.  Yes start tidying up those hellebores.


Posted: 22/09/2013 at 19:19

Hello Mavis,  yes I do pinch out my wallflowers.  Experimented once to see if it improved perfochance.  Stockier,bushier more,floriferous plants when pinched.  Do,it now.

very new to gardening

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 19:16

Welcome miss kitty kat....

Well winter pansies and cyclamen still need attention.  Not as much water now.  I would add food sticks though.    They will keep going on amd off during warm spells in winter n spring.  I would restock next spring for fresh summer display

Lawn Grubs

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 19:09

Hmmmmmmm.  Don't tell Staceyitnt it's anything other than 3' lomg with sharp teeth.


redesigning my tiny bland front garden

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 19:07

Jesse, sweet box, sarcoccoca looks very much like a privet so not a looker. There are couple of slightly different varieties.  Just one is enough for the scent.  Wouldn't buy plugs of it a decent size plant.  They aren't expensive and you will have the scent next year.  

It has been a roasting day here. ,dazzling sunshine and still bright 


Posted: 22/09/2013 at 19:01

That sure looks good.....good enough to eat

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