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Can I cut back old fashioned pinks after flowering? Mrs Sinkins and another unnamed pink variety are sprawling everywhere. Just deadhead spent flowers Prue. I wouldn't cut back into the main growth just take the flower stalks away. If the clumps
I have a couple of very large Penstemons in my garden, which were lovely for a couple of years, but got too large so I cut them back. They are still growing well but I had virtually no flowers last summer. Was this because I cut them back
to harm the plant or will it resprout from the cut off point. My memory tells me they don't like being transplanted and dont take well to pruning. The flowers are red orange if that is of any help. You can prune broom straight after flowering, but only cut
Create your own 'cutting patch' with Sarah Raven's video guide. Learn how, by growing cut-and-come-again annuals and biennials in a separate bed, you can prevent your borders from looking bare. springMore advice on growing flowersGrowing lupins
Sarah Raven demonstrates how to plant up dahlia tubers in trays indoors, to ensure a greater number of cuttings in summer.springMore advice on growing dahliasLift and store dahliasGrowing dahlias from seedTie in dahliasTaking dahlia cuttings video
what are the flower spikes on heuchrea ? , do i need to leave them on, or cut them off leave them on....and enjoy the pretty little flowers Heucheras used to be grown for their flowers rather than their leaves as they are now. The deep geen one
don't use it. No, you shouldn't have cut the tops off, you should have left them and cut the flowers off to stop them flowering. The flies will now be getting into the bulbs and I don't think they'll be edible.
I've got little flowers shaped like tiny bulbs on the tips of my onions, do I cut them off? Yes-recent discussion- http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/problem-solving/red-onions---buds-forming/4116.html
Watch Sarah Raven as she plants lupins and shares her tips on soil acidity and drainage.More advice on growing flowersCreating a cutting patch video project.Planting out cerinthes.Caring for peonies.Growing dahlias from seed.
Watching a few weeks back Monty Donn mentioned about cutting back Buddelia and Cosmos to give more energy to plants so they would flower again and keep the bees happy. Then watching Carol from the same programme (sorry forgot her surname) she