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Pruning & aphids

Saturday, 28 Jan 12 Cloudy -1°C / 30°F

- I pruned the lavender, clematis and fountain grass (picture 1 shows grass before I cut it)

- The monarda (picture 2) has almost no leaves, but a lot of aphids. In winter !

- columbine has survived the winter (picture 3)


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Balcony garden

Day 1795

Columbine (dwarf)


Breaking Dormancy

Several leaves.

Day 200

Monarda 'Pink Lace'

Monarda didyma

Under Attack

Aphids!!! in winter :-(

Day 200

Monarda 'Pink Lace'

Monarda didyma

Breaking Dormancy
Day 470

Fountain Grass 'Hameln'

Pennisetum alopecuroides


Photo shows the grass BEFORE I cut it off about 5 cm above the soil

Day 2129

Clematis 'The President'



I cut off all the brown leaves. I autumn, I already cut the stems to around 50 cm length.

Day 200

Lavender 'Hidcote Blue'

Lavandula angustifolia

Day 309

Redcurrant (2 cuttings)

Ribes rubrum



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