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Hollyhock queeny

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 21:05

Well so far so good. Just hope it doesn't start to show up. I love full size ones but my garden is too small.

Hollyhock queeny

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 20:48

yes its still there the reason im growing another is all my lupins are sprouting bar one and im planning ahead incase its not going to come back to replace the lupin. I really liked the hollyhock last year. Definitely something I would recommend growing along with a variety of magic fountain delphinium I grew. Both flowed well first year in both my garden and the many I grew for my parents garden. Both hollyhock and delphinium are sprouting new shoots aswell so look to have survived.

Hollyhock queeny

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 20:37

yeah I know I was thinking of taking a chance. Ill have another look for my seeds and if I cant find them will take a chance.

Hollyhock queeny

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 19:40

Does hollyhock queeny come true from seed. its one of the dwarf types that only grows 60cm. I cant find my seeds off last year and the one I grew flowered brilliantly. I have just collected loads of seeds of this plant but am not sure if its a hybrid or will come true to seed.

Wind damage, greenhouse

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 18:42

My B&q plastic one lasted all of last year with no damage but this year it broke at the base and blew away. I have repaired it but given the wind speed and the fact one of my hanging baskets pulled the bracket out of the wall the wind was that strong I don't think its too bad. I did however loose all of my sweetpeas.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 16/02/2014 at 22:24

thanks definitely role on spring

 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 16/02/2014 at 22:10

Thanks well i'm from the northeast too and yes I realise they die down. I wanted something that would grow over the shed in summer but not seal the moisture in over winter and rot it or stop me painting it. That's brilliant ill order the seeds today. I was going to go for purple/ pink one or would you say whites definitely what to go for thanks for the reply

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 16/02/2014 at 21:22

I had a great display last year thanks to the advice from this forum and this year am growing even more for a bigger display. One thing I was going to ask is does anyone have any advice for growing perennial sweet pea I am wanting to create a hedge to screen off my shed. The questions were is it invasive, when do I sow and will it flower this year?

Have you sown any seeds yet this year?

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 21:22

Well i'm back to square one my mini greenhouse was blown in half and I lost 24 sweetpea plants. never mind ill sow some more.

Last Years Seeds

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 17:25

does nasturtium keep ive got some off last year?

Discussions started by cairnsie

Anyone grown Linaria maroccana (moroccan toadflax)

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Nasturtium leaves yellowing

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Rust on mallow

Best ways to control 
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Ladybird larva and bug houses.

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Last Post: 08/05/2014 at 18:25

Evergreen plant to use a privacy screening that are thin

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Last Post: 03/05/2014 at 21:09

Aphids particularly bad this year?

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Aphids particularly bad this year?

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Last Post: 29/04/2014 at 16:22

Dahlia and last frost dates

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Last Post: 21/04/2014 at 11:50

Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

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Last Post: 11/05/2014 at 15:10

Anyone side planted pansies in baskets

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Last Post: 01/04/2014 at 21:33

When to direct sow the following outside

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Last Post: 30/03/2014 at 20:07

Black eyed susan/Dahlia seedling?

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Last Post: 21/03/2014 at 23:17

nicotiana sowing

Does this plant self sow 
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Last Post: 09/03/2014 at 22:48

Phlox paniculata bare rooted

when and how to plant 
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Last Post: 05/05/2014 at 23:37

What would survive in my mini greenhouse at the moment

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