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I HAD to move 3 peonies a few weeks ago to replace part of my fence. Since moving I have notice they are putting on new growth, will this be a problem next year? 2 of these had been in the same place for a few years and failed to flower this year - I think I stood on them when I was pulling down the fence that had blown
over, so I didn't think it would be a problem to remove the foliage as they would have finished flowering anyway. What should I do?



Nothing, just leave them alone, apart from watering if necessary, as they've just been moved.

4 Jul, 2011


Thanks bamboo...I have been watering them and I thought maybe this kick started the growth and that I shouldn't have been. I got a tiny little piece of tubor from a friend a couple of weeks ago and I stuck it in the ground as a tester to see if they would grow in another part of the garden. 3 weeks later leaves are around 8 inches high and 2 lovely buds....sorry to bore you just wanted too share :))))

Thanks again x

4 Jul, 2011


Not bored me at all - here I am stuck in with a broken toe, frankly, anything's better than doing the ironing... Lucky you, with flower buds - plants are opportunistic and will grab the chance to do their thing when they feel like it, lol!

6 Jul, 2011


How did you break your toe? Hope it was doing something really exciting :)

6 Jul, 2011


Oh, if only, but I'm afraid my days of swinging from chandeliers, jumping off wardrobes and using kitchen worktops for purposes other than what they're designed for are but a pleasant memory - I stubbed it on the metal strut of a bed in the caravan I was staying in last week - there was a power cut in the night and I couldn't see where I was going on my way back from the loo, having very poor night vision now I'm getting so ancient ... I shouldn't complain really, at least I can still remember, lol!

7 Jul, 2011


True bamboo!! Hope you get up and about soon :)

7 Jul, 2011

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