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Latest posts by hollie hock

Greenhouse

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 20:15

I see quite a few on freecycle and local ads that buyer/collector have to  disassemble

sweet pea framework

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 20:10

Think you can use anything as long as the tendrils have something to cling to as the plant grows, sunshine allowing, it will cling on to itself. I've used hazel branches tied together as a wigwam, wire, trellis and other plants

Hosta's

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 19:36

Not ever grown hostas or ever been a fan of them before but picked up a clump locally off freecycle a few weeks back, one bit has gone into a pot and the other into the ground. The one in the pot is sprouting, I think the lady said that they were varigated leaves and had purple flowers. i'm looking forward to seeing what they look like when they flower

Seed swap

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:56

Hiya  Lyn, I'm not done yet either, although I haven't swopped any for a while. I'm also waiting for the weather to warm up to sow some more. I'll probably be having stuff on the go all year and I'm sure I'll have some left over and be on the look out for more

I can't even grow from seed!!!!!!!

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:47

good news,growing from seed is great

Help

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:45

Hi Spewy, really like the layout. Good advice given about waiting to see what you've got before uprooting everything. I inherited many plants when I first moved here, over time some I've kept and planted around and some have gone

a Fix for the small font in the post editor using stylish

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:23

Thanks blackest, I can now see what i'm typing

Talkback: Growing Verbena bonariensis from seed

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:12

well done gina, I've trying these for the first time this year as well. So far nothing might give up on this batch soon and try again.

I can't even grow from seed!!!!!!!

Posted: 21/03/2013 at 22:12

Don't give up Bagz. if it were me, I wouldn't use cling film maybe use a propagator that gives a firm base to put the tray in and has a plastic hood. Wilkos do a good set for about £3.

I now always water from the base but only enough till I see the soil getting damp.  Little seeds don't need a lot of water, they don't have big root systems so it's easy for them to get wet and sodden and damp off.

Problems

Posted: 21/03/2013 at 21:07

Thanks, I thought it was due to a bit of reshuffle of pcs earlier today. Glad it's not a problem at my end. The font is tiny

Discussions started by hollie hock

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: 25/08/2015 at 15:35

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

Cuttings

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

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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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 22:04

Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
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Last Post: 07/02/2014 at 20:09
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