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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 22:41

Well it would have looked better if the people the other side of the hedge hadn't ripped out the ancient hawthorn and replaced it with conifer which is all brown on my side. Because its in shade all summer, I think that only Ivy will disguise it.

Where have the birds gone!!!

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 22:38

LOL.  Edd...

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 22:36

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 The Oak has been there a long time. The geraniums went in last Spring. The bulbs went in in September, the hellebores went in last week. The retaining wall still needs rebuilding since the previous owners Great Danes knocked it down.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 22:29

They usually stay around a week. They arrived yesterday.OH says they are having a five star honeymoon with a private pool before returning to the canal/river.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 22:24

todays visitors

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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 22:02

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 The new hellebore bed.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 21:54

Thats awful, Bill. Have you got any other backup heating?

Plant ID please

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 21:52

I photographed these yesterday

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Lychnis unflowered seedling

 

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Lychnis older flowered plant

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Stachys

 

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 Centaurea montana

 

Talkback: How to raise cut flowers from seed

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 20:44

You can make a seed bed in the ground and then transplant or thin, but this only really works for hardy annuals. Sowing in a tray in a propagator means that the seedlings are less likely to be eaten by slugs, scratched up by cats, pulled up by birds etc. Also half hardy or tender annuals need to have more heat to germinate and be protected from frost.

give and you will receive

Posted: 02/03/2014 at 19:02

we have a seed swap on the forum already

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black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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