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B3B3 Posts: 21,464
Can I Chelsea chop it?
I leave it for the bees and butterflies but it gets awful messy.
In London. Keen but lazy.

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  • FireFire LondonPosts: 13,984
    I just have today.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,464
    Have you done it before?
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • FireFire LondonPosts: 13,984
    edited May 2018
    I did it last year and it made the plants shrubbier. They were planted in soil that was too rich, so they get too leggy.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,464
    Did you still get plenty of flowers?
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • FireFire LondonPosts: 13,984
    edited May 2018
    yes, probably more as there is less foliage.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,464
    Great. Thanks,Fire.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • tessagardenbarmytessagardenbarmy York,North YorkshirePosts: 346
    Chop half leave half 
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,464
    Thanks tessa
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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