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hollie hock


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what are you propagating?

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 10:41

Sown a few seeds snapdragons poppies and some veg. I did try some autumn sowings of some annuals and they are still alive.

Took some Bowles Mauve cuttings late last Summer I think. Dipped some in hormone rooting powder and some without and just left them. Most of them took, think the ones with rooting powder are probably better plants, but the ones without are doing ok as well. I have been potting them on and they seem to be growing really fast There were some on sale in a garden centre for £8 each! I've still got my original two, not looking their best now, but waiting for my little ones to grow so I can replace them.

I also had a go at taking cutting from some sweet rockets last year. I was replanting the original plant and reducing it's  height and on one of the stems there were loads of offshoots so I cut them off and stuck them in some soil. I think they have taken as there as new green leaves, not roots at the bottom though

 

 

 

gardeners world

Posted: 23/03/2014 at 22:01

I really enjoyed the episode of GW, very pleasant enjoyable half hour of tv watching spent I like Monty and his presenting style and do wish it was on for longer. Will enjoy watching it throughout the season as well as Beechgrove. I'm not 27

Pallets

Posted: 21/03/2014 at 22:14

We picked up some free pallets the other day, currently being worked into a chicken coup

Butterfly sightings 2014

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:40

Over the last couple of days I've seen some tortoiseshells, peacocks and a comma, so lovely to see. Winter has gone, I love Spring time

Pallets

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:32

Great pictures no expert, I like the bench a lot. Pallets are great!

Favourite vegetable to grow?

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:29

Only started growing a little veg last year, my favourite at the moment would be courgettes and sugar snap peas

casualties of the battlefield

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:27

Brilliant, looks like your winning the war

Followed threads

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:21

I don't think ever really used the followed threads options. If I want to find something I have a look at my posts and then click the link from there

first seeds sown ...

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:12

Looking really good djjj. I wouldn't worry too much about the temperature at the moment. I do the same as chicky. I always think that the condensation is a good thing when you want things to germinate as it's getting warm and moist there. It's when they are up that you have to think a lot more about ventilation.

Best of luck with your first sowings, I only started a couple of years ago and it never ceases to amaze me how many plants you can get from sowing seeds

Oh eck

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 00:31

I think I'm one of the great unwashed

Discussions started by hollie hock

Honeysuckle

What type, must have scent? 
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Sedum help please

Which spot is best? 
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New shoots

Worth keeping? 
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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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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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Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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Jacobs Ladder

Do they die back? 
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What is this going to be?

Brown hairy caterpillar 
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Vetch

Any one grown it? 
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So pleased

Hedgehog in garden :) 
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