Gunnera Manicata, Valerian, Arabica and Sedums at Bealtaine Permaculture Cottage.

29 May


Rain has helped the Gunnera on the north bank really grow tall this year. The weather is usually quite dry around this growing time and this particular Gunnera Manicata tends to remain quite small in comparison to the mother plant near the lower pond.

These Sedums were planted into this old fountain last year and have spread to fill out the space. Sedums are ideal for planting into living or green roofs.

Valerian and Arabica are beginning to make a splash of colour by the veranda. The Roses just keep on giving…growing in 2 tyres, no less! I feed them with a chicken manure tea every week.

Valerian and Arabica make a good contrast when grown together and as they are perennials, are well able to take care of themselves!

Valerian growing along the west gable wall of the cottage today.

2 Responses to “Gunnera Manicata, Valerian, Arabica and Sedums at Bealtaine Permaculture Cottage.”

  1. MothersHeart August 30, 2011 at 1:46 pm #

    NOW I’m following you also on Twitter!

  2. MothersHeart August 30, 2011 at 1:39 pm #

    Always interesting looking into and at your garden of things!

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