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a-question-about-lilac-trees

Posted: 26/08/2013 at 08:10

Hi David  Do you know the variety? Some forms sucker and others have a single trunk so it varies.

stream-design

Posted: 26/08/2013 at 08:08

What a beautiful place to live 

Do you want quite a natural look? If so I would go with things like Filipendula, Flag Irises, Willow...smaller varieties not the big tree and Cornus as already suggested. Treat yourself to a few of these too. Once you have them they self seed well.

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compost

Posted: 26/08/2013 at 07:50

I have this in the kitchen for scraps. 

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 Has a charcoal thingy in the lid so no nasty niffs 

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 26/08/2013 at 07:42

Morning all  Cloudy at the moment but think it will clear.

Wonderful day for me....paperwork, paperwork, paperwork. Oh joy 

Hope you all have a more interesting day than me!

seed share

Posted: 26/08/2013 at 07:37

All I have left are.....

addict wrote (see)

Dianthus amurensis 'siberian blues ' 

Hollyhocks I have no idea what colour!

digitalis camelot cream

Dracocephallum moldavicum

Angelica

Ipomoea grandpa ott and heavenly blue

Tropaeolum peregrinum

Pullsatilla red/blue mixed

perennial white poppy...sorry don't know name.

Sunflower red

Scots pine....someone gave me a free packet of seeds at a show

NGS seeds for free...basil, curly kale, plain leaf parsley, wild rocket

Old veg seeds 2011/12 sweetcorn Incredible, Courgette goldrush, Organic rocket

 

 

Rhubarb

Posted: 25/08/2013 at 22:00
Alan4711 wrote (see)

 there apparantly is a name for plants taht need cold spells it begins with D but i forgot what he said it was  So sorry and good luck

Alan4711

 

That'll be dormancy Alan 

plant-identification

Posted: 25/08/2013 at 21:53

The leaves can vary Rosebud especially if the plant is young but basically they are heart shaped, a vein runs through the middle and the leaves point down. Also the flowers always grow from the base of the leaf like that. Pretty sure it is one.

compost

Posted: 25/08/2013 at 21:45

Hi liseals. Best thing you can do for your garden 

Learn your greens and browns. Lots of info online about which is which. Basically green living, brown dead. Don't get too hung up on it but try and add more browns than greens. This will keep your heap sweet.

Don't add meat or carbs or cooked unless you want vermin

Get a cover of some sort to put over when heap full to speed up rotting.

Thats about it really  

plant-identification

Posted: 25/08/2013 at 21:36

 Sue I think you are right.  Hibiscus most definitely but which one I don't know. There are many variegated ones and most of them not hardy.

seed share

Posted: 25/08/2013 at 17:25

Cotty1000 never heard of mooncarrot so googled. I like it  don't have much left to offer in exchange now. My collection has been well and truly pillaged lol. Can I have some if send SAE pls?  

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