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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Wintering Agapanthus

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 11:34

Sounds as if it is unlikely to be fully hardy. If in a pot put it under cover somewhere, leaves will die back, don't water but keep just a little moist and then bring it back outside in the Spring when it shows signs of growth, always being ready to whip it back under cover if late frosts threaten.


Posted: 29/10/2013 at 11:31

I have A in v. large pots which I cover with a bin liner when they die down. They always survive. The less hardy ones ( usually have wider fleshier leaves) in smaller pots I give a bit more protection to, in a cold frame or unheated GH.


Posted: 29/10/2013 at 11:28

Grass cutting today, the weather's perfick for it, and the drying wind has helped apres the deluge!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 11:25

Off to cut grass , hopefully for the last time now that the drying wind has arrived.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 10:23

Verd. We are all relying on you giving us the up to the moment, running commentary on today's weather , all through the night too......

Serious! Really

Posted: 27/10/2013 at 10:19

GillyL , Emergency Ward 10 was a British prog. Richard Chamberlain was in an American medical prog. at around the same time, the name of which is eluding me for the moment? Was it called "Doctor *********" " or somesuch?



Posted: 27/10/2013 at 10:15

Good Morning everyone... nice day here, so far. Have watched the "Saints" steamroller Fulham twice on the highlights. Good way to use up the extra hour in bed. Off to Village shop soon to tie down anything that moves. I am hoping the Met office is erring on the side of caution, but it is still going to be a difficult time for all. If you have to go out tomorrow , please take care.


Posted: 26/10/2013 at 10:12

Don't forget to batten down whatever hatches you may have in your garden. I shall be moving whatever I can into the garage, laying things down, shutting up the GH. Raining at present but will be out there soon.


Posted: 26/10/2013 at 10:08

Hi KEF, thanks for your pics. of my 2 favourite trees. I have smaller versions each side of a wide grass path  and I can now see what a good idea that will turn out to be one day.

I agree they are both specimens and should be given a special place if you can, to appreciate them to the full. If you have loads of space a group would look even nicer. Roy Lancaster planted a group of AGs at Hillier Gardens in Hampshire... very fine.


Posted: 25/10/2013 at 22:50

Goodnight forkers....."Bring up the Bodies " calls.... great read.....

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