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Moving things round


By waddy


Hi everyone, I hope this quick blog finds you all in the rudest of health.
I’ve been making the most of the recent good weather by tidying up the garden generally and moving some of the pots around as one lot has finished flowering at its best, but others are at their prime.
I’ve noted that some things have perhaps not been in their best positions and could do with moving later in the year.
One of the things which could do with a move is a couple of Buddlias. They’ve grown far bigger than I had expected. However, they’ve also gt a couple of Clematis growing next to them, so moving is going to be a problem, if I’m not to disturb the roots too much.
Can anyone tell me if I should cut back the buddlia before I move them, or leave that until next spring?

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I cut my buddleia back in Spring but it may be that you could do it after flowering if you live further south.

12 Aug, 2012


....Just depends how big they are ,to be able to move them,Waddy !..The flowers on mine are going over I would trim them back, least it would make them easier to move without all that foliage..They seem to be pretty hardy things,so yes,I would risk moving them...and then cut them back properly in Spring..but that's just me..I have to do things anyway! Lol...Mine is from a cutting I took,a few years ago now,so they are quite easy to root..maybe,you could do that,as insurance?
good luck..:o)

13 Aug, 2012

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