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Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by wiseowl, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. wiseowl

    wiseowl Friendly Owl Admin Staff Member

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    Good morning could do with some suggestions of what I could plant up in these please,they are in the shade most of the day,thank you:smile:
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      A few possibles:- :)
      Double impatiens
      Heucheras
      Heathers
      Hostas
      Fuchsias
       
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        Bless you :heehee:

        Wild strawberries
        Ferns :)
         
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          Also sunpatiens......superb more vigorous and disease free varieties of impatiens. Magenta is ultra vigorous and one will fill a 40 45 cm container. A nice white too...always great in shade.
          Get a perennial grass in there too like Hackonechloa and/or an evergreen sedge like Testacea
          Brunneras and geraniums like Phaem varieties too:)
           
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            Good afternoon @shiney @Zigs and @Verdun many thanks ,and very much appreciated I shall try them all:smile:
             
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              Tiarella
              The more well behaved Japanese anemones ;)
              + all the other suggestions above from our honourable friends
               
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                I need a bit of advice on two of my shrubs that are looking brown after the harsh winter. A common myrtle and a corollina. Both are large shrubs that have been in the ground for a few years. I don't know whether to dig them up now or to wait a while to see if any green appears and if so how long do I give them? Any suggestions????
                 
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                  Thank you @Mark56 for your help,very much appreciated my friend:smile:
                   
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                    @alana you could try just scraping a bit of the bark to see whether it's alive. :blue thumb:
                     
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                      Haucheras, ferns as there are some very colourful ones and grasses would be my first thoughts Woo.. :scratch:
                       
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