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Honeysuckle - Grow It Thick And Bushy on Wires Only??

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 22:12

Thick long branches won't work as cuttings. You need small thin pieces of new growth with a growing tip on them, cut just below a leaf node. Don't feed until after they have taken. It may work just by putting the shoots in a glass of water. Then pot into compost when roots appear.

Bit fed up but always a silver lining......

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 09:22

Bother, I'll miss it again. Going to son's to help with moving house.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 09:04

Morning all. Hope your head is OK, KEF and I hope punkdoc's back improves.

Going to son's today, Granny duties (1yr & 3yr adorable girls) while son and DIL move house. Went last week while they moved out of old house, hitch with notaire going on hols, now they are moving into new house. 5 hour drive away. Back Friday.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 22:56

Fantastic photo RB.

sunflowers

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 22:14

I have a large garden in France and grow lots of roses and flowers and vegetables. There are lots of fields round here full of sunflowers which are so pretty when they are out, their yellow heads follow the sun, but they don't last very long.

Dumfries House East Ayrshire

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 12:12

In the house I grew up in the grapevines were planted in the cold frames outside, the trunk passed through into the greenhouse (it was actually a conservatory) so that the grapes were in the warmth to ripen.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 12:05

DIL says it's tomorrow evening for Granny duties. Removal men arrive to deliver early Wed morning.

I hope your head isn't burning too much, Runnybeak - that's what I rmember about shingles, the awful burning.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 10:56

Lesley Garret has a lovely voice and she's slim and pretty too. Julie Walters is a really well known actress in England.

Have just had a heavy shower. Waiting for son to ring to say whether he wants me today or tomorrow for the next stage of housemoving, granny duties.

Honeysuckle - Grow It Thick And Bushy on Wires Only??

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 10:28

Why don't you buy a secondhand book, or a cheap one from Amazon, about gardening? Then you will be fore-armed with knowledge for next year.

The reason ivy pops up in my garden where I don't want it is because I live in a woodland clearing and ivy grows in the woods. The birds eat the berries and drop the seeds in my garden.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 19:32

Not eating much this evening. The family were here for lunch, had BBQ pork in honey marinade, various salads, chips, then bread and cheese (French have cheese before pud) then lemon meringue pie that I made and chocolate mousse that daughter made.

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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