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have bounced back though and I am on a mission to grow plants that snails wont eat,. Plants I have grown that haven't been eaten by them are euphorbia, fuscia's, lavender, roses, granny's bonnet, geraniums, jasmine, some grasses, azalias, heathers
that the variegated lavenders aren't too greatYes Brum, Fairygirl likes YOUR hostas but not my plants!!!!!I grow a variegated salvia....red flowers on green n white foliage. Eye catching but maybe too loud.....maybe a lady's plant cos it's always..."ooooooh" from
I discovered was course sandpaper cut into 2 inch strips and stick those around the walls of the bed. Hi slug battlersI have found that my most precious hostas, which I grow in pots, are protected by placing the pots on coppers coated feet. So far
cause an issue aswell. Any thoughts and ideas would be much appreciated. The space is around 1m by 1.5m Thanks Wrighty I'm new to gardening so there won't be anything too original here, but hellebores, hostas, ferns of varying colours. Aquilegias do well
to put up with lace Hostas but it's worth it Pellets are the only thing for me, and I grow loads of hostas (in pots) and dahlias. I also have a garden full of birds.
a very good and well-drained growing environment. They also raise plants up to eye level, and you don't need to bend down to cultivate the soil. The absence of sun is your main problem. You need to grow shade-loving plants. What about some hostas
Hi, what plants should I grow in a damp shaded area of my garden, I have a couple of hosta's which are doing great, but I'd like something for all year, it's awful looking in winter/spring at bareness, thanks Ferns. cotoneasters, some early bulbs
in the winter to stop the phormium's roots freezing.More container ideas for shade-loving plantsGrowing shade-tolerant begonia and plectranthus in a container.Brightening a shady corner with begonia and pelargonium.Growing shade-loving hostas and ferns.
miscanthus and imperata, several Japanese maples in large pots, a striking Hosta nigrescens, and a nicely clipped box ball, to name but a few. All have their place, growing and changing as the year progresses.Of course I have pots of flowers, too, but it
with seasonal fillers, a container can provide colour throughout the year.Containers also give you the opportunity to grow plants that wouldn't otherwise thrive in your garden. Those with chalky alkaline soils can grow acid-loving plants in ericaceous compost