Latest posts by Verdun

Best Salvias to grow?

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 20:57

That's another plus deadheading on Embers and the like. Don't "impoverish" them......good soil produces better plants. 

What is an all year round garden?

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 20:16

From a cutting Raisingirl....the most satisfying way 

Not going to plan

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 18:47

Will be worth it though chinquest 

What is an all year round garden?

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 17:38

Ha ha. Called a lot of things Newb.  

What is an all year round garden?

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 17:07

Coronilla Citrina Newb??   Flowers in winter.  If you can give it a warm spot and good drainage it will light up your winter garden 

Not going to plan

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 16:40

Dogwoods should really bein the ground chinquest.  They enjoy some moisture and pots are likely to be too dry

so that fence area?  Is that where the concrete is and the bricks?  Can you get someone in to clear that area, dig out the concrete because you have a splendid planting area there for climbers, shrubs and perennials? 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 15:35

A sad poem today Frank....  no matter, still raised a smile 

hey!  Sunny here.  Lovely.  warm.

Tee hee hee....mischievous or wot? 

Best Salvias to grow?

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 15:30

Yes I think that's true Bright Star.

salvias have smells, toxins that I think deter pests and diseases. 

I have many salvias here and never known any pest on them.  I have white, yellow, pink, red, blue, purple and more colours on low perennials to 10' statuesque Uliginosas.  Huge variety of salvias 

Hot Lips

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 15:06

You will get very different views on this jennifer 

down here, yes I would prune them.

however, it is late in the year so I suggest you remove the top most flowers to tidy the shrubs a little but leave any pruning umtil spring.  Then you can prune as hard as you like.

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