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Japanese anemones


After reading the question posed by Cazoo I went out and dug my JA out. I hadn’t realised what thick, deep roots they had and couldn’t get them all out as they had gone under the fence. Perhaps if they regrow they’ll come up the other side of the fence where there’s a huge (about 7ft tall) bushy Cotoneaster. If they do reappear I shall be out there with the weed killer!

While I was in the mood I also dug out and re-sited my Yarrow which wasn’t getting enough sun and also the Thalictrums for the same reason. Despite the heavy, damp soil and the drizzle it was a good afternoon’s work. Now the clouds are heavy with real rain and I feel very virtuous and pleased with myself.

Thank you for the advice you all gave to Cazoo. It’s helped me as well.

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I have some of these too. So far I am able to control them but have to watch and pull any I do not want. They do spread rather aggressively. I actually like them. Few are still dangling in the autumn air.

30 Oct, 2020


Mine are stuffed in a corner where it doesn't matter for now anyway!)
Re the thalictrum, I thought they like shade? I've had a couple of different ones in part shade they do OK.

30 Oct, 2020


It’s a great felling to sit down at the end of the day having worked in the poring rain with a mug of tea, I too have been lifting Anenomies, these I will Put on my allotment, they do like to spread , so you may get them coming up again.

30 Oct, 2020


I have one tiny one, which for the past 2 years has flower! I recall it’s the dwarf one. But flower! Haven’t bothered moving it.

1 Nov, 2020

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