Chrissy the gardener

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Easy to propogate Coleus

Posted: Yesterday at 09:32

Yes really easy to propogate I think the challenge comes with trying to over winter them, I grow them as annuals so buy plants in the spring and root cuttings for more for free for the summer display.

Large tree

Posted: Yesterday at 08:01

It sounds like it is a Rhus Typhina, commonly known as the stags horn tree. Without a picture to see I can only go on how you describe it.

If it is this tree they are prone to sending out suckers, this can be managed by digging or pulling thease suckers out when they are small.

Ive looked on google and if you put in Rhus Typhina pruning there is a section on this.

I have one of thease trees and I agree with you they are quite beautiful.

Please could anybody tell me what this plant is?

Posted: 13/08/2017 at 18:20

It's a double hollyhock

Which type of robinia is this?

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 11:08

Wow what a beautiful specimen , never seen one this tall before and yes I agree with hostafans ID

Replies not working

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 08:47

Sorry my fault I've sorted it, it must be my age

Have a laugh ---- I pressed the space in settings ro ignore myself !!!

think I will go back to bed and stay there until tomorrow. 

Replies not working

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 08:33

is anyone else having problems replying to the threads, twice I've tried replying to a certain thread and when posted it doesn't come on the screen.

It must be the weekend gremlins 😬

A new way of taking cuttings

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 08:29

I'm sure this method would work but I thought Gardeners where being discouraged from using this moss because it was destroying the enviroment so I for one will not be trying this.

A new way of taking cuttings

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 08:25

It might be a good way for growing but I'm not convinced we should be going down this route, I thought Gardeners where being discouraged from using the moss because it was bad for the environment.

I for one will not be trying it simply because of this fact.

Chris on Beechgrove

Posted: 07/08/2017 at 08:11

I like CB but I must say I didn't agree with his way of planting irises, Monty also showed us how to split and plant irises and it made a lot more sense. I've always understood that you trim the leaves when dividing and replanting NOT put a silly stick in has CB did.


Variety identification

Posted: 05/08/2017 at 08:12

Eating apples you can cook with anyway you just won't need to use as much sugar , so surely a good thing.

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