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Miscanthus Ferner Osten

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 08:06

Yes Berkely .....double the value 

dicentra silly mistake

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 08:04

Dicentra in the border if you can the catsmother. Be careful with those long brittle roots 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 07:53

Morning folks 

Sunny and bright .....some showers apparently possible 

That's odd.  Thought someone had posted a picture of my hedge for a mo. 

It's been a good,summer for long flowerimg I think.  Salvias and heleniums have enjoyed it

Off to help in a friend's garden this morn. (she is such a lazeeeeee so amd so though meaning a lot of maintenance catch up 

Deepest red astrantia

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 21:00

I would wait for a few weeks.   Do it in late September richondac.  

Miscanthus Ferner Osten

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 14:27

Hello berkely 

I would  divide it next spring.  All miscanthus get large quickly amd therefore more difficult to split.

Divide Imto 2 ....spade down centre.....and you,will have 2 grassss of that size by next summer 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 09:13

Meant to,comment on BoB's  clematis.....delightful shade of blue.   Also his remark  that  perennials get bigger and better every year so giving extra value as years go by  Its exactly how I feel and say to people.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 09:06

Hello forkers

Weather has  a cooler feel to it so far although pleasant still.  Cloudy possibly rain  about  

Hmmmm!  Local bishop appealing for more money from his parishioners ....Making £8 50 per week from each member.  always considered the church of England  to be rich.?

Got the subtle pale blue and white flowers of salvia uliginosa swaying ....seemingly.....with those of stipa gigantea which is pleasing 

Hope everyone is well or recovering 

Deepest red astrantia

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 00:08

A local nursery had one tucked away......star of fire.....so got it.  I will ensure it gets as perfect a spot as possible.  Think it will go well next to anemone wild swan 

Yes easy to divide but make sure clumps are of good size.

grasses

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 23:56

Hiya  Canfrandmafixit 

YES .....hordeum jubatum amd have grown others from seed .  Trouble is a lot of seed sown, annual grasses seed a lot.  Too much sometimes.    Stipa Tennuissima produces its own seedlings as do carex budhannii,,Bowles golden grass etc.

Glad you appreciate grasses though. 

Anenome wild swan - beware a tricky customer!

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 13:46

Did you buy good size garden plamts dockyrph?    So many bought tiny little specimens that are reluctant to do anything.

Good soil, some dappled shade or sun if soil is reasonably moist and some goodness inmthe hole.  No, dont overwater.  I have 3 plants ....all growing really well and been flowerimg since May.  DDelightful plants but thought is needed Imto their final positions.

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