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Pruning buddlia

Posted: 03/03/2017 at 09:51

Oooh, I used to have horses ... what sort do you have?  My last was a ride and drive Exmoor  but I think my favourite ride was a friend's Haflinger mare - she was an absolute sweetie with such a comfortable canter.

Compost will be good, but in the flowering season give it a dose of Tomato feed once every couple of weeks - it'll just give it a nudge to make flowers rather than concentrate too much growth. 

Last edited: 03 March 2017 09:51:28

Trailing plants for wall mounted planter

Posted: 03/03/2017 at 09:46

Have a look here

It's a thread full of the names of plant suppliers members of this board have found to be reliable and provide good plants and customer service.

Hope that helps.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 03/03/2017 at 09:23

The world is full of idiots Hosta

Raining here too 

I shall head up to the farm shop for weekend food, then spend some time in the studio

Last edited: 03 March 2017 09:24:49

Mini pvc greenhouse

Posted: 03/03/2017 at 07:23

I would start your sweet peas again and keep them ona bright windowsill to germinate. As soon as they have their first true leaves harden them off and let them grow on outside. They need more light than they can get in a plastic greenhouse indoors. 

I would remove the plastic cover from the greenhouse and simply use the shelves placed up close to the window to start off your seedlings. 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 03/03/2017 at 07:00

Good morning all 

Chicky It's so good when the days begin to lengthen - I used to hate the time of year when I only saw the garden in the daylight at weekends.

There's just a touch of frost on the garage roofs this morning. 

Dead lawn

Posted: 02/03/2017 at 22:56

That looks really lush Fairy 

Sunflower Seedlings

Posted: 02/03/2017 at 22:50

Sadly I have to agree with Ladybird. I would scrap those and start again in April. Two seeds per pot and when they germinate remove the weakest one.

They need a bright place to live like a sunny windowsill, and as soon as possible put them outside in a sunny sheltered spot during the day and bring them indoors at night until thelast frosts are over then you can plant them outside.

Give them a strong cane each and try to protect them from slugs and snails.

Last edited: 02 March 2017 22:53:44

Pruning buddlia

Posted: 02/03/2017 at 22:35

And don't forget to feed it - you can't expect it to flower all summer and autumn without being fed. 

What tree/plant are these seeds from and how do I grow them?

Posted: 02/03/2017 at 18:49

Not mountain ash seeds. Mountain ash have red or orange berry-like fruits with a seed inside. 

What tree/plant are these seeds from and how do I grow them?

Posted: 02/03/2017 at 18:47

They look like ash tree seeds to me.  i would expect a high proportion of them to germinate and you will have eight saplings with the potential to grow into large forest trees. 

Id rather leave them be and have a look on our seed swap thread for something you can sow and grow to its full potential 

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