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hollie hock

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To water, or not to water

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 20:03

 Hi Loz, I water from the bottom too, I see the compost change colour and then I sow on top of this and gently pat down the seeds so the water is absorbed in the top layer if that makes sense.

Where are you keeping the seed trays?

First new year resolution for 2014

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 19:32

Can't resist packets of seed, all the better when they are discounted at the end of the season. Also a sucker for the "sad" corner of places like B&Q etc, always have a look and see if any can be saved. LIke Muddy Paws says it would be rude not to

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 22:55

Bunny, how lovely

How long before I furtle in my seeds???

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 22:25

I'd give the sweetpeas a bit longer, I have found with sweetpeas if the conditions are right they will mostly germinate. Not grown the others This is my first year of growing veg.

Growing from seed is brilliant

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 22:08

Jess, music to my ears

Seed swap

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 21:30

You've got plenty to keep you going nut and a beautiful greenhouse to put your feet up

Seeds are packed and will be posted to you both tomorrow.

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 19:44

I'm still happy as today an aubreitta that I bought for 50p last year and nervously cut back hard last year,  is starting to flower and the plant is is 3 times as big.

I'm really looking forward to the weekend as I will be sowing some annuals and watching the late spring show come out.

Seed swap

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 22:16

That looks stunning nut

Jet Stream finally moving up

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 22:04

Groovy maps, think I'm in for some rain and some sun on the weekend. Great the garden needs a drink and some sun

What has happened???

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 21:08

I am all for that

Discussions started by hollie hock

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

Birds foot trefoil

In lawns? 
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Last Post: 22/05/2015 at 23:16

Bowles Mauve

Too early for propagation? 
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Last Post: 19/06/2015 at 23:31

Any one planted out their runners?

Plants getting big 
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Last Post: 10/05/2015 at 22:43

Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 19:52

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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Last Post: 17/08/2014 at 20:27


How long to leave bag over them? 
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Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:19

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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Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:22
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