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stock can i propagate ?

Posted: 04/04/2015 at 11:21

I have a beautiful stock called pillow talk the scent is amazing

it's just forming flower heads at the moment last spring it was full of flowers and had a second flush a little later.

does anyone know how i can propagate it as it has become bare at the bottom

Design ideas for a very small garden

Posted: 04/04/2015 at 11:17

Hi Lois, i find Pinterest very helpful, if you type in small garden ideas it will bring up lots of great pics. I agree with Patsy to try and encourage wildlife as children love to watch birds, butterflies and creepy crawlies. also pinterest have good ideas for fairy gardens for children.

3 yrs of Gardeners World recordings

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 17:36

I think it's a great idea LeadFarmer, the friday night programme is so short.

How many people garden in the UK  and we get one half hour programme a week. I also loved the Geoff hamilton programmes, Its realy the gardening i'm interested in,but we all have our favorite presenters.

 

Got some new Pots today guess how much?

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 17:27

You make them sound like a bargain so i guess £ 20  and i do love cake 

 

Providing water for bees and insects

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 17:23

Hi love to help bees i grow lots of bee friendly flowers. Had odd bees already in the garden recently.

I have a plant saucer with just one stone in but i will now add more pebbles

How often should i change the water ?

 

Butterfly Release

Posted: 21/03/2015 at 17:05

that's amazing how lucky you are to have them spend the winter in your house !

i had a ladybird the other day when i was spring cleaning and giving my windows a good clean, think it came out of the window vent.

potato problem

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 20:15

Thanks for the advice i will do that tomorrow.

potato problem

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 18:10

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/54104.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 I have a mole in my allotment and his favorite place to make all his tunnels is my potato bed ! 

I am not sure if this has caused blight or if my potatoes have gone like this because the roots are damaged.

Should i take all the foilage off and burn it ?

night scented stocks

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 08:40

Ah yes i think i perhaps got mine from Sarah Raven also

i would recomend staking them as they tend to flop over.

night scented stocks

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 08:24

I have a wonderfull stock named pillow talk it's white and has the most amazind scent

it's not a night scented one but the scent stays day and night. I have had many people comment on how lovely it is.

I think i grew it from seed last year and it flowered this spring, i deadheaded after flowering and it has just flowered again.

I need to propagate this plant not sure if i should keep some seeds or try cuttings any advice please ?

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