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Blooms in November

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 18:31

Salino I think Christopher Lloyd would have approved of the new varieties of agastache.  Some are very showy.  He liked value plants too so varieties like sangria, summer sky, tangerine dreams, raspberry summer would have given that . They flower for ages too, impose themselves...esp the taller ones......and evoke comment.  Plus....yes, another feature.....their varied foliage scent including liquorice and citrus.   Oh! and they attract bees and butterflies. Bet  I've tempted a few of you now 

Advice on Perennials

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 18:03

Mark, winter or summer flowering heathers?

winter flowering types will be trimmed here in April or May.  Sumner flowering varieties in late summer Mark.

Blooms in November

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 12:14

Plenty in flower still but no roses.  Out of flower they are ugly things.  They attract disease and pest.  Plus Cornwall, near the coast, is not ideal for roses.  I'm in good company in disliking roses....the great Christopher Lloyd did too 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 12:10

Sunny pleasant morning.....except for a brief sharp shower.  Still sunny and dry.

pruned back hypericum hidcote, physocarpus diablo, and dahlias and deciding if another helenium will look better there than currently growing.  

remind me please

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 12:02

Experiment and try things out Shirley.  Perennials are easily moved....even in summer with a little care......and divided.  If it's not "right" next season try elsewhere.  That's the fun of gardening.

Not gardening but a computer question

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 08:31

See that whizz kid in the paper today?  Not yet 6 but designing his own computers (Windows. based, of course ) and just passed Microsoft exam.  Handy to have him live locally....he could repair my computer for a bag of sweets 

Not gardening but a computer question

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 00:06

Hello Katie and welcome

Anemone Wild Swan

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 22:01

Chicky, your plants were grown in the healthy environment of Cornwall.  

So fed up with all this rain!!!!

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 20:21

Hee hee hee .......raining here now tho!  

Anemone Wild Swan

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 20:17

Sorry to hear that Jimmy.  Did you buy plugs or full size plants?  what is soil like?  What position?  

For me wild swan is lovely and been brilliant all summer 

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Meany or being careful !

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