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Latest posts by cairnsie

My seedlings

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 20:13

Yeah I have one of those mini greenhouse and I am onto my second this year. I weighted the base down with old tiles and thought that will never move. It didn't it just tore in half at the base and still blew away.

new garden centre

Posted: 22/03/2014 at 23:07

I live in Sunderland is that Thompson road in southwick ill have a pop down

Black eyed susan/Dahlia seedling?

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 22:48

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Black eyed susan/Dahlia seedling?

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 22:46

I thought I had sown black eyed susan pricked one out and potted on however it looks suspiciously like a dahlia which I sowed in the same propagator. Any help would be appreciated.

found some begonia tubers..

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 22:50

They not frost hardy so would imagine that would have killed them. Supose you could still try and plant them its worth a try.

The best multi purpose compost this year

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 22:49

I bought the 120 litre verve b&q compost this year and it was good stuff night and day better than last years compost.

What plants do you use to ensure clematis roots are in the shade?

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 22:40

The thing with clematis is you don't want to plant something that's going to compete too much with the clematis roots. So don't plant anything too close or deep rooted . Even though roses go lovely with clematis its important to have a reasonable planting distance. I have mini hebes infront of some of mine and that seems to work well. I also use annuals such as snap dragon or bedding dahlia, carnations but again keep them a reasonable planting distance in front.

Campanula Isophylla

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 19:08

Aure I seen this in morrisons at on point last year very cheaply. They not there at the moment as I was looking for some campanula but worth keeping in mind,

nicotiana sowing

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 19:05

Thanks everyone I was looking at n.affinis as its a tad shorter and flowers sooner ill have ago and see how they turn out.

nicotiana sowing

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 17:33

Thanks nutcutlet I have a mini greenhouse or cold frame outside if I sow in pots in this will that be fine?

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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Evergreen plant to use a privacy screening that are thin

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Aphids particularly bad this year?

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Aphids particularly bad this year?

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Dahlia and last frost dates

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Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

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Anyone side planted pansies in baskets

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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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Phlox paniculata bare rooted

when and how to plant 
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What would survive in my mini greenhouse at the moment

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