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hollie hock


Latest posts by hollie hock

aldi easter monday.

Posted: 01/04/2013 at 16:57

I know what you mean, they will plant them out and then buy some more when they are killed by frosts.That way the major outlets can sell some more. 

I remember the spring was warm and then it started raining

aldi easter monday.

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 19:54

I've bought the discounted  bedding plants from Aldi, at first the price was 10 plants/tray for £1.29 on friday, got 2 trays then (lobelias & violas) and yesterday 79p for a tray, picked up a couple of trays of lobelias.

Tucked up in my coldframes, will be there for a while yet before they even get potted on.

Stupid no............cynical, yes, but at 8p a plant worth a go

Crocus mowing

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 19:22

I would leave them be for a while, as from what i've learnt the foilage feeds the bulbs for next year, same as daffs etc.

no history at all now

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 19:13

I know what you mean Alan, I don't do the email notification thing (tho that's not working either). There is a way of searching on google as well as on here, but can't remember exactly how do it as I can't find the thread/post that told me how to do it.

Hardening off flower seedlings in plastic greenhouse

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 13:07

Think you doing the right thing re hardening them off slowly. I have seen quite a few seedlings outside in my cold frames, but they are in a very sheltered spot and have been outside before this very cold weather.

good effect of a wet summer

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 12:59

looks like that a nice plant, is a woodland one?

Talkback: Monty Don returns to Gardeners' World

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 23:01

I agree. 

Golfwhisky, if it offends you that much then just don't watch it

Viola - Plant or Not to Plant?

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 22:56

They will be fine outside, like Dove, mine have been out all winter and still flowering, would have more if I remembered to keep deadheading.

Good idea to harden them off first for a couple of days

Aldi garden stuff

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 22:48

Aldis today were selling off their bedding plants, needless to say I have now bought more lobelia. 79p for a tray of 10 plants

Too cold to relocate perennials?

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 22:40

The little Lupins and Aquilegia look none the worse despite the snow and hard frosts. The crocus are still trying, if the sun shone for a day I might get to see them open

Discussions started by hollie hock

What are these?

Self sown flowers 
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Birds foot trefoil

In lawns? 
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Bowles Mauve

Too early for propagation? 
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Any one planted out their runners?

Plants getting big 
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Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
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Last Post: 19/04/2015 at 10:49

Pickled Eggs

Advice needed 
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Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:26

Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
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Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
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Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 09:58

Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
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Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 22:34

New garden

Some pictures 
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Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
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Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
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Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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