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hollie hock

Latest posts by hollie hock

to pinch out or not

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 11:07

I've learnt from trial and error really. Plants that I pinch out are wallflowers, sweet williams, snapdragons. If I'm not sure and I have a got a few on the go. I pinch out some and leave the others, and then see what happens. If I can see that the plant is happy with that, I then do the rest

Clematis cuttisngs

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:58

I had some success with my clemantis montana. Did take the cuttings last year when the plant was growing strongly.

Got new growth now after the winter


Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:53

Followed your advice Bunny, worked a treat fingers crossed got 3 new purple ones all for free. Might not have to ever grow them from seed again

One I had almost forgotten about, thought it had died has just started to pop through. Think it was a white one. Will now have to move the little one to make space for it

Need help with different types of plants

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:42

I have a similar bed that I've been trying to plant up. Apart from Spring bulbs, I have found that my Lupins do ok as well as Aqueligias. Had some success with the perennial geraniums. Still looking for suitable plants that will flower in the Summer though as the bed can look a little bare at that time of year

What Is Going On With Site??

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:35

I have missed my latest post function, be good when it's back up and running. I've had some good advice and IDs of plants which I've gone and forgotten


Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:27

I had sciatica once, very painful indeed. Hope it eases off

Beechgrove Garden Goes National.

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:22

Missed it the first time round will look out for it on Sunday morning. Normally watch it on Iplayer so will be good to see it on the TV

Cut back kniphofia foliage?

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:03

I would cut off the brown dead/dying leaves.

GW and iplayer

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 21:12

Thanks for the link, missed one episode and  want to watch tonights again at some point.

Bee spotting

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:59

Seen a few pollinators out, they must be warming up

Discussions started by hollie hock

Jacobs Ladder

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

Brown hairy caterpillar 
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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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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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Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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