something is feasting on my plants leaves---any ideas please
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I've just cut all the leaves from all 3 of my helibores (one is a Christmas Rose). There will be very few new leaves grow over the winter and when the flowers come in spring they stand proud above whatever new leaves there are, then the leaves grow over the summer. Hope I do the right thing with them but it seems to work ok for me. Mags
Does anyone else cut the leaves of the hellebores, mine are quite black, and would like to cut them off?
I usually cut the leaves off mine when the ground has frozen. It's easier to walk on then.
My Christmas Rose has an abundance of flowers ready to open, many already showing quite a lot of white petals. It just might be in flower over Christmas this year.
About cutting the leaves off, I heard that they should be binned and not composted because of any disease.
I have to wait a bit longer than that Verdun.I have done some, when the ground was dry, a few weeks ago.
Thanks everyone, i will cut them off now, some have been out in flower for a month, the double ones.