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hollie hock

Latest posts by hollie hock

Wild flower patch or weeds

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 09:27

I'm not sure primrosec. Any wild flowers I grow I tend to do in seed trays and pots. Maybe thin out the weeds to give them the best chance?

ID plants please

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 09:25

I don't like the Spainish ones either aym, I would dig them up and chuck them. On the whole I plant for wildlife. I don't think this variety brings in anything useful for the garden

Making the gardening magazine

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 08:56

Very pretty colours, not seen one before. Bet they do a good job of munching the plants though

ID plants please

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 08:50

That does look like yarrow. I grew some pastel shades of these last year. I really like these plants, should have plenty of flowers this year. The small clumps that I planted last year have really bulked up so I think they spread a lot. Hope the insects find them

My seedlings and cuttings

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 08:41

 All ok at this end. I love potting sheds caroline. your seedlings are looking good.

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 08:36

I gave watching the news many years ago Tetley, I just found it too depressing and sad. I found that the things that were being aired were really beyond my control. I think my life is better off with out it I listen to the radio a bit so pick up bits from there. Although Radio 4 still has too much news for me.

Tetley says

"I am interested in opinions from others (even if I disagree with them), and also think that it is a good thing to be able to discuss these really very important matters with other reasonable adults.  It is not always good to just agree with opinions for the sake of "peace and quiet" because that is futile and - yes, sticking one`s head in a dark place!

If there are posts on the forum that hold no interest for me, I do not join in - it is not compulsory."

Sorry can't do the quotes thing, but yes good reasonable healthy, respectful  debate is a good thing. I suspect that that things on this thread took a turn towards the vitriolic and alarmist nature which won't add anything to the debate apart from get peoples back ups. Shame really but that's just people though, some just can't help themselves.

Still no leaflets but it will be compost for all of them

Watching seedlings grow 2016

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 21:58

I'm growing similiar things, all very exciting

Watching seedlings grow 2016

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 21:37

Looking good Jacqueline, I grow for them too. What are they?

Some pics of a bee chilling on a twig :)

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 21:12

Great pictures Hefty, I love insects

No Gardeners World and

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 20:57

Ha ha that's what I thought too KT, can't bear the male version either! I'd forgotten Monty said it was off tonight and was all settled down ready for it. Disappointed

Discussions started by hollie hock

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?

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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


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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: 16/03/2016 at 19:02

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


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

Sowing perennial plants

Which ones can I do now? 
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Last Post: 12/07/2015 at 19:28

What are these?

Self sown flowers 
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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 21:48
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