Latest posts by discodave

Flower free camelia

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 13:05

Its not a plant that needs yearly pruning, only when its reachd your desired height or spread.


Small garden, where to start?

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 12:42

You could have some bamboo in a pot, does quite well, nice and tall and sways nicely in a breeze. I would also think about some clematis or honeysuckle on the back wall and maybe some sweetpeas or climbing petunia on the fence. Lavander is great in pots as well as azaleas, If it were mine I would also consider a connifer in a pot aswell . Instant garden




Some pics of my before and after garden

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 11:18

Wow Lavender Lady your garden looks great, and a huge transformation. You should be very proud.. 

Flower free camelia

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 11:13

I was told that the buds that flower this year were formed towards the end of last year. How big is it?

Small garden, where to start?

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 11:11

You could also think about adding some tall plants to add height rather than width, this will keep your garden looking slightly larger than filling it with low spreading plants

Seeds are up

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 08:59

I potted on the Lupins that I planted last year, hoping they will shoot up now and gove me some good plants this year. My Hostas didnt really amount to anything last year, just 2-3 tiny plants then the leaves died off, but left them and they all have very good roots so hoping that I will get something from them this year. I recently planted up some Rose Campion, Dahlia & Sweet Peas, they are all doing very well. Will plant another batch in a month aswell to see the difference. 

Seed swap

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 07:16

Sure Sam, Happy to send out once I actually get one and it seeds..  I did find it at thompson & morgan but I'm know my mum has some growing, she dislikes it. 


February in Your Garden

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 07:12
Bev Pounsett-Krynauw wrote (see)

Discodave- have a very happy birthday. Great selection on Hellebore, how can you not fall in love?

Thanks Bev Pounsett-Krynauw 

Seed swap

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 10:59

Yeah, my Mum has some in her garden, I am hoping to get a cutting next time I go up there. But will miss this year if I cant get one before..


February in Your Garden

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 09:14

Thanks for the flower Bev, I will accept it as my birthday bouquet. 

I mean, yes, they are structurally lovely. I think its the muted colours that I find lacking.


 Maybe I should try growing some and see if I fall in love with them.

Discussions started by discodave

advice on taking Geranium cuttings

Not done it since a lad 
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Last Post: 30/03/2013 at 19:21

vitex agnus castus latifolia

Has anyone grown one of these? 
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Last Post: 04/03/2013 at 08:26

Birds nesting

Several birds making nests 
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Last Post: 07/03/2013 at 18:23

Valentines Day

Happy Valentines day 
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seed or plants 
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Last Post: 28/03/2013 at 09:42

Standard Rose

Anyone grown these.? 
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Last Post: 04/04/2013 at 18:25

Seed swap

I was sent this link 
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Last Post: 09/01/2013 at 21:38

Taking Laurel Cuttings

Any advice? 
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shredded pansies

leave look eaten 
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Last Post: 30/11/2012 at 12:18

Please can you identify

Blue Portuguese flower 
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Last Post: 08/01/2013 at 13:31

Basil leaf damage

brown spots 
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