If you are a successful gardener you’ve undoubtedly had the issue of plants that have grown to large for a space. They either need to go entirely or the size needs to be reduced. The best way to curtail their size is by dividing plants, but that’s not always possible. So what then? Of course there’s always composting plants you have no use for, but have you ever heard of “passalong plants?” Read on to learn what to do with overgrown or unwanted plants. How to Keep Plants from Growing too Big Most gardeners actually want their plants to grow big, but there is too much of a good thing on occasion. This is where dividing plants comes into play. Many perennials can be easily divided in the very early winter just after the ground thaws enough to work in, but before the plant is leafing out. Once you have […]
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