Last May, I published a post with the same title focused on whether or not I should remove a particular plant in my back garden. This post features a host of plants that I'm looking at with a side-eye. I have issues with plants in virtually every area of my garden. I'll start with the back garden.
|This dwarf Jacaranda 'Bonsai Blue' was the subject of my May 2022 post. It's still here, partly because I never found anything to replace it and partly because I've a long-standing affection for Jacaranda trees. At this time of year, the leaves turn a sickly yellow-green before they're replaced by new foliage.. Still lacking a replacement to fill this spot, my interim plan is to cut the tallest stem to improve the tree's proportions.
There's only one plant that's currently bothering me enough in my south side garden that I'm considering its removal.
I've substantially more concerns with the front garden.
|This Grevillea 'Ned Kelly', one of 2 in my garden, isn't happy in this relatively shady area and I don't think the occasional flower it produces is worth leaving it in place
The cutting garden has one possible candidate for eviction.
The final three candidates are found on the north side of the house.
If you have views on any of these, please share them. I can't possibly remove them all of them at once so whatever comes of my evaluation will be approached in stages over the course of the year.
What about you? Do you have any plants begging to be booted out?
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