Question and time codes are below.
Where applicable plant names are listed.
Q1 – Whether to put crocks in pots or not? Do they help or hinder?
(1 minute 56 seconds)
Q2 – Are there plants the panellists feel should be grown more widely?
(4 minutes 6 seconds)
Bob – Dictamnus (fraxinella)
Anne – Sanguisorba
Q3 – I have a Philadelphus shrub which is 20 years old, flowering at the bottom but with sticks coming up without flowers – how do I prune this?
(6 minutes 39 seconds)
Q4 – I have an unheated greenhouse and would like to create a space for orchids to re-flower, how can I do this?
(9 minutes 23 seconds)
Feature (13 minutes 48 seconds)
Q5 – For how long should we feed and water bulbs – particularly lilies in pots – and should we use a high potash feed?
(22 minutes 40 seconds)
Q6 – For the last 6 weeks, my Salvias – particularly Amistad and Impatiens Tinctoria – have been affected by bugs eating small holes on the leaves. Is it flee beetle, and if so, when does this happen, and how do I stop it?
(25 minutes 22 seconds)
Q7 – Can the panel suggest an evergreen shrub, with year-round interest, with roughly 1.5-2m (5-6.5ft) height and spread?
(28 minutes 30 seconds)
Bob – Poncirus trifoliata
Pippa – Sarcococca (Winter box)
Q8 – I have 6ft (1.8m) wide sunny bed, and a huge fennel which has fallen over. What can I plant in its place that will make a statement but not fall over?
(37 minutes 32 seconds)
Anne – Globe artichoke
Pippa – Red skin pepper or chilli peppers