Dave Morgan

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Beheaded Tulips

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 20:37


New garden - plant ID

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 20:31

Going right back to 12 it's one of the hardy osteospermums, daisy like flowers in summer. 15 is skimmia japonica. 19 is spirea probably gold flame 21 is elder. Can't remember 19 but it's a pain in my garden a weed in my book seeds readily usually found in damp watery conditions like ponds, lakes.  22 I think is a campanula. 3 could be one of the eryngiums.

Terracotta pot heating

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 20:15

It does work Jason. Very effective and relatively cheap considering the other options.

too late to get eremurus flowers?

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 16:17

They won't flower this year. It takes a year to establish at least and that's if conditions are perfect.

Green Alkanet

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 16:13

Peanuts alkanet is growing quickly right now there's no need to wait if you leave it a few weeks it will be setting seed and letting them go. I started on alkanet about a month ago it's already blooming in the lanes around me and some of the gardens I work in. 

Shallow rooted Climber

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 12:26

Why not try annual climbers.

Gardening novis

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 10:45

Squwelchy, most veg are easy to grow, start off with what you like to eat, salad type veg are very easy, the cabbage family germinate readily as do some root veg. Best thing you can do to help yourself is get a simple book the Expert series by D.G Hessayon are a good start. Simple and explained well.

Tennesee Coneflower

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 10:38

Tartan I've never sown these particular seeds but have sown echninacea on several occasions. I've never stratified them, however all I do if some seeds need it is pop them in the bottom of the fridge for a week or so. 


Posted: 01/04/2016 at 21:18

Well nut they're easy peasy to propagate so why not.


Posted: 01/04/2016 at 21:10

I've reduced them to 6 inches in the past and they come back. I've seen others take them even lower and they don't seem to mind. If they like their conditions they thrive on a bit of butchery.

Discussions started by Dave Morgan

Fatsia japonica damage who's the culprit?

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Last Post: 30/12/2016 at 13:57

Best plant bible

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Last Post: 26/11/2016 at 20:02

HELP Non flowering Hydrangea

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Last Post: 04/01/2017 at 10:26

Grass ID. I hate them personally.

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Last Post: 17/09/2016 at 12:29

ID's please

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Last Post: 14/09/2016 at 10:19

Font changed?

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Last Post: 10/08/2016 at 22:04

Apple rust

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Last Post: 21/07/2016 at 22:08

Where are the videos on propagating

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Last Post: 21/07/2016 at 17:40

Small tree ID

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Last Post: 14/06/2016 at 17:51

Small tree ID

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Last Post: 14/06/2016 at 16:36

Small tree ID please

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Last Post: 16/05/2016 at 19:26

I won't be using the forum for a while

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Last Post: 10/05/2016 at 11:33

Awful new format for forum

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Last Post: 10/05/2016 at 11:37

A way to attract slugs

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Best potting mix for Crinum

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