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Too early to plant and divide?

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Chathamhouserules Thu 18-Apr-19 09:22:01

Novice gardener here. Thanks for any advice. Is it too early to plant perennials like campanula and divide other plants, possibly pestemons but not really sure what they are! I'm a bit worried about frost.

bilbodog Thu 18-Apr-19 10:49:07

Good time to lift and divide perennials but still too early to out out annuals - wait until june for those, unless we start an early heatwave!

Chathamhouserules Thu 18-Apr-19 12:03:15

Thank you. That is very helpful.

Mitzimaybe Thu 18-Apr-19 12:37:16

The main problem right now, at least in my part of the country, is the lack of rain. We haven't had any of significance for ages and the ground is quite dry. So after planting and dividing you will need to water regularly until the plants are established.

Chathamhouserules Thu 18-Apr-19 16:28:05

Same here - no rain. So will water. This is where I fail normally. Thank you.

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