hollie hock


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Seed Sowing Time Yet?

Posted: 16/02/2015 at 10:42

I'm holding off this year, in the past I've done loads by now. Can't be too much longer, maybe March 1st?

Lupins

Posted: 16/02/2015 at 10:39

The bigger the plant when they go out the more chance they will have at surviving the slugs. When they get to a good size, it doesn't really matter if the bottom leaves get chomped

seeds or seedlings

Posted: 16/02/2015 at 10:36

I've never had much luck at direct sowing, they just get eaten. So I pot all of mine on until they are big enough to stand a chance

ground cover help / suggestions

Posted: 16/02/2015 at 10:32

I like Bugle and the Geraniums, seem to do well in all sorts of places. I had some lovely pulmonaria as well

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 16/02/2015 at 10:29

No not yet, but thinking about it. Need to get some coldframes built, so I can do some seed sowing

Using plastic non heated propagators for flower seeds

Posted: 16/02/2015 at 10:27

I tend to leave mine in the propagator til they get their true leaves and start to develop some roots, then I think about potting them on. I keep an eye on them, you can always take the lid off

Great Way of Making Some Money Out of this Hobby?

Posted: 16/02/2015 at 10:23

I've sold surplus plants that I've grown from seed in a local market. Didn't make a lot but enough that would cover some Dahlia tubers

Should I plant conifers now (Mid Jan) or wait for it to warm up

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 12:42

I think newly planted roots will have a problem growing and developing in cold frosty soil. I would wait a bit til the ground warms up

Seed Swap/Give Away

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 12:33

Thanks Lyn, looking forward to a new gardening year, roll on Spring time

Presenter

Posted: 19/01/2015 at 12:06

I know, there's  no sense to it

Discussions started by hollie hock

Honeysuckle

What type, must have scent? 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 14:02

Sedum help please

Which spot is best? 
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Last Post: 23/05/2016 at 18:01

New shoots

Worth keeping? 
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Last Post: 18/04/2016 at 20:59

Natural predators

Ladybirds, lacewings 
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Last Post: 15/04/2016 at 09:25

Sweet Rocket

Not convinced this is a purple one? 
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Last Post: 11/04/2016 at 20:59

Move it now?

Aquilegia 
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Last Post: 10/04/2016 at 18:12

Blood Fish and Bone

How much is enough? 
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Last Post: 27/03/2016 at 18:44

Seeds are up!

Always exciting 
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Last Post: 28/03/2016 at 15:01

Honeysuckle

Propagation 
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Last Post: 25/03/2016 at 20:30

Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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Last Post: 08/06/2016 at 08:29

1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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Last Post: 11/03/2016 at 23:19

Jacobs Ladder

Do they die back? 
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Last Post: 26/09/2015 at 11:45

What is this going to be?

Brown hairy caterpillar 
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Last Post: 06/09/2015 at 22:28

Vetch

Any one grown it? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 23:44

So pleased

Hedgehog in garden :) 
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Last Post: 03/08/2015 at 20:06
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