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Posted: 30/10/2013 at 20:18


Does anyone know how to plant a rhizome for an anemone honorine jobert?

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 19:59

I understand that nut.  Can't mark every bulb can we?  However, I do put in little sticks to mark new bulb plantIngs 


Posted: 30/10/2013 at 19:57

Hopefully Bob, her broomstick is still bent and she will go the wrong way 

Does anyone know how to plant a rhizome for an anemone honorine jobert?

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 19:31

Hiya nut.  I expect they will be fine.  I just found I had more reliable growth from pots. Leave well alone now I think but mark where they are

Does anyone know how to plant a rhizome for an anemone honorine jobert?

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 19:22

Get them in pots ASAP ..  Water well.  Agree "nobble" bits on top.  Not too large a pot either.  Just enough to hold the root.

These days I don't grow jap anemones but used to sell lots of them.  At this time of year they will settle in well. They can take a while to flower but,paradoxically can also flower in their first summer.  They can be temperamental as Blue Rose has already said.  


Posted: 30/10/2013 at 19:08

Oh eck!  

Camera Corner

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 19:07

Hi.  Brum, is that St Mawes ferry?  

Serious! Really

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 19:05

Lily, wouldn't it be lovely for you all if I could post my singing ?  In the car, in the shower and when I am water's edge when the sea is out that's when I think I'm a good singer 

Came out from wizard of Oz panto once and sang at the top of my voice "we've been to see the wizard of oz" to that song. (The multi storey carpark's acoustics reverberated everywhere). Suddenly realised I had a huge appreciative audience... But the children thought it was so funny cos I have a loud unmusical voice.  Hey, it was Christmas 


Posted: 30/10/2013 at 18:49

Hello forkers

Damp..wet here.  Not cold.  Just not too nice 

James....keep clueless gardener.  Its a a distinctive handle but doesn't mean anything really. Slug pellets are pretty useless in this rain.  I don't worry too much at this time of year about slugs.  

Chuffed today.....returned a printer and got Argos to price match for a new one.  They don't do price match but I guess I presented a good case for them to do that.  And got a £10 voucher too, plus £30 discount  plus a reduced extended warranty charge. Because I got the price reduced it fell into a cheaper price group. (manager could not understand that at first).  Extended warranty on expensive printer is always worth it I find.  So, £50 back all told.     Haggling always pays 

Halloween Fairy?  Annual meeting?.........oops!  Done it again.sorreeeeee


What to do...

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 16:27

If we knew the plant varieties we could suggest whether to divide or not and pot up.  In any case, this time of the year and into next  few weeks I divide many herbaceous perennials to plant out in spring.  Some large big cannas,big grasses etc........I simply dig up and use a bin liner with mpc.  Just wrap around the rootball and tie top.  Works well and large plants are then available to plant out later

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