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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

Problems

Posted: 21/03/2013 at 20:50

My posts isn't working, even to the last 100, just get the tomato page and I am also stuck with this tiny writing

 

Mmm when I post my message it isn't tiny

Last Year 2012

Posted: 20/03/2013 at 22:27

It was definatley a lot warmer last Winter and Spring than this year. I'm an optimist too, I'm hoping the late start to warmer weather means we will get a good Summer. No logic to that but here's hoping. Dont' know MMP, once we get over this cold weather I would be tempted to sow some hardy annuals

What Type of Garden is Yours.

Posted: 20/03/2013 at 22:18

Mines a flower garden, trying to develop a county garden, have a very tiny veg plot too

good deal on cold frame???

Posted: 20/03/2013 at 22:10

Hi David, I'm a cold frame fan. Have you thought about making your own? I now have several made out off palletts, off cuts, metal frames from skips, plastic sheeting etc.

You could probably build one for much cheaper, bigger and much sturdier than the one you are thinking off.

This Forum

Posted: 20/03/2013 at 21:51

I have to say that I have found that some members want to control and moderate this forum themselves when it isn't theirs to do so. I think that the internet forums are really a reflection of true life, be it down the pub, in the office, or in the home. As people we are not going to get on all the time. As long as we all abide by the rules of the forum, we are free to post and say what we want we want.

I think the equilibrium should be shifted/challenged  from time to time, the status quo sometimes can do more harm than good.

 

 

Discussions started by hollie hock

Vetch

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 
Replies: 7    Views: 354
Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 21:48

Birds foot trefoil

In lawns? 
Replies: 4    Views: 280
Last Post: 22/05/2015 at 23:16

Bowles Mauve

Too early for propagation? 
Replies: 9    Views: 336
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? 
Replies: 24    Views: 644
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 
Replies: 8    Views: 353
Last Post: 17/08/2014 at 20:27

Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
Replies: 8    Views: 484
Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:19

Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
Replies: 32    Views: 1188
Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 09:58

Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
Replies: 8    Views: 488
Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:22

Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
Replies: 18    Views: 1657
Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 22:34

New garden

Some pictures 
Replies: 55    Views: 2135
Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 22:04
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