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Hardy Fushias

Posted: 09/12/2012 at 16:32

I have a lovely hardy fushia which has been doing very well. Last year we cut it back at some point, but can't remember when.

It's now stopped flowering and the berry things have gone, Is now the right time to cut it back to the ground?

Thanks

result

Posted: 09/12/2012 at 16:27

I'm in my first year of collecting seeds, nothing better than sowing them to get more plants

Good tip re the mushroom bags,I've been using the brown prepaid envelopes that come with utility bills

Seed swap

Posted: 09/12/2012 at 16:24

Hi Gardengirl, dug the ragged robin seeds out. I bought the original plant from a market and took the seed pods off once they were dry. I have already sowed some of this seeds this year and have had good results from them.

This my first year of collecting/storing seeds so the seeds I have are in a brown envelope, with dried pods and all. The seeds themselves are tiny  a lot like poppies.

Are you ok to have them like this?

Hi Lyn, thanks for your kind offer. That would be great as I'm developing a woodland part of the garden which I think they would do well in. Are you thinking about any seeds for next year? If your happy to send them I will PM you my address and am happy to pay for the postage

Fork Handles

Posted: 09/12/2012 at 12:31

 Turkey? as in turn key

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/12/2012 at 22:41

Goodnight to all

Seed swap

Posted: 08/12/2012 at 22:35

I would be interested in a seed swop, I have enough seeds to fill a couple of polytunnels

I have Poppy seeds,Aquilegia, some white Ragged Robin, white Sweet Rocket and Wall flowers. These have been collected from plants that I have grown from seed.

I also have a large collection of various annuals/perennial seeds,

I'm interested in lungwort, honesty and verberna bonariesnis seeds

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/12/2012 at 22:08

On the subject of sprouts, I always thought that I hated them. This stems from my childhood days of preparing Sunday lunch with my Mum and the result being very crunchy al dente sprouts.Not nice

I have since eaten well cooked sprouts and now I love them

Nice sprouts Zippy

Flo- nice avator, I loved Willow the wisp

slugs in the kitchen

Posted: 08/12/2012 at 21:20

I've lived in a very damp property and had slugs comng through the gaps in skirting boards, they are vile disgusting creatures, especially indoors.

I would put some slug killer/pellets down, I coped with them on the carpets and just threw them outside but in the kitchen cupboards................

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/12/2012 at 20:54

Soldier.........I would have never got that, that was very cryptic

Hi Kate, think I'll buy a ticket as well

Enjoyed the dancing, homemade chilli for dinner

 

Unheated/uninsulated greenhouse

Posted: 08/12/2012 at 18:46

I have a couple of large sturdy coldframes- thanks for advice J, might use the tea light/pot and the black plastic bottles if it gets very cold.

Discussions started by hollie hock

Pickled Eggs

Advice needed 
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Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
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Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
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Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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What are these? 
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Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
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New garden

Some pictures 
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Leaving my garden

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Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
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Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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Last Post: 13/10/2013 at 17:34

Budelia

quick question 
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Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 10:56

Caterpillars

What are these? 
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Website

Site really slow 
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What are these

Latest bargains 
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Another bee question

Nesting in floor of old shed 
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