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I don’t blame the men doing the job, who were perfectly charming - especially when I asked if I could have some white daisies. Although delighted to have rescued a few clumps for my garden, this does seem a terrible waste. Mrs Patsy Davies, Lee-on-the-Solent, Hants Just keep smiling! Wide awake daff WE spent the whole of last weekend clearing an area of wasteland next to our house that was full of brambles and nettles and depressing to look out on. ). The images that kept springing to my mind and kept me going though were those of the smiling faces of the AG experts, who always look as if they’re enjoying whatever project they’re tackling.
An award- winning variety that emerges lime green and matures to golden yellow. 2m) The unusual azure-blue globes make a handsome addition to the middle or back of borders, and are loved by nectar searching insects. 50 Hemerocallis ‘Stella de Oro’ Creamy, lemon-yellow large blooms on this taller variety creates eye-catching mounds of thick, fresh, strapshaped leaves from which strong ﬂowering stems emerge. 50 Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Silvery Blue’ Ideal for adding colour later in the season, mauve-blue panicles contrast magniﬁcently with the silver shimmering aromatic foliage below.
Plants can become sickly, and in severe conditions, fail to flower and eventually die. You should prune all the shoots down to 3ft (1m), as soon as possible after any flowers have gone over. Then apply a fertiliser suitable for ericaceous plants, and A mulch the area with leaf mould or acidbased compost. If you decide to plant a new camellia in the same spot or nearby, plant between early-spring and late-summer in reasonably well-drained soil which is lime-free. Camellias prefer light-shade or a sheltered position with a south–westerly to north aspect.
Amateur Gardening [UK] (14 May 2016)