Hello fellow gardeners, hope your summer has been as enjoyable to behold as mine. 

However i have a question which may take sometime to answer. 

I have a raised bed approx 2ft by 20ft planted with a wide variety of plants from Fatsia Japonica, Rosemary, Bergenia,Cotinus Coggygria, Hellebores and Perennial sun loving flowers. Would it be best to move now if i wish to change the aspects, or wait till spring next year. Baring in mind i wish to move sun tolerant ferns into this space too?


  • waterbuttswaterbutts Posts: 1,221

    Hello ogster

    I'd say neither now nor in the spring. I'd say move them when they are as dormant as possible. Maybe a nice mild spell in November.

  • ogsterogster Posts: 85

    The two ferns in question are already in the garden but in the opposite border facing facing east, but i want to give them more room to expand, (sorry if i cant remember there specific genre Verdun), as for the cotinus i was thinking of putting it back in a big pot?

  • waterbuttswaterbutts Posts: 1,221

    You do know how big they grow, don't you? image

  • ogsterogster Posts: 85

    Yes i do know how big they grow Verdun lol. I feel the fatsia's are the main focal points however who said you only need one focal point image

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