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Latest posts by hollie hock

Planting aubretia in cracks in sleepers

Posted: 13/04/2013 at 20:14

Been growing aubrietta over a wall. If you cut it back hard after flowering it will really spread

Perennial wallflower

Posted: 13/04/2013 at 20:06

I've taken cuttings here and hoping for the best. Picked mine up from a market last year and they grew into lovely shrubs

Perennial wallflower

Posted: 13/04/2013 at 19:44

Got a couple of the bowles mauve type, bought them from a market last year.They have flowered their socks off for about 9 months, grew into lovely shrubs. Not looking so great now. I've got the purple coloured leaves and the buds on mine as well. I've hastily taken some cuttings, if they don't take I will definatley get some more and have a go at taking some cuttings next year

 

My Posts

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 22:20

Good news, I don't do the email thing so always use this. It's a shame that you can't go back farther than the last 100 posts

primrose attack

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 22:09

My primoses remain in tact and there's a few sparrows, it's the crocus that I find nipped off here

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 21:57

I'm happy that the smell of Spring is the air, the daffs are finally opening and  the grape hyacinths are popping up.

purple loosestrife and ragged robin

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 20:21

Hi Peter, I got a ragged robin plant last year and it seemed to do ok in a heavy clay soil which is in partial shade so doesn't really dry out. I collected the seeds and have some more new plants planted in different parts of  the garden.Not sure how they are going to perform though.

Seed Sowing

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 18:31

Looking good Matt Have reminded me re the nasturtians, got plans to sow some some stuff this weekend

had your final frost yet - taking a gamble?

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 18:13

Don't know anything about seeding a lawn sorry, but do think we are all might get some more frosts this year

Seeds are up

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 21:27

My early sowings seemed on the whole to  have  pulled  though  and some annuals sown outside in the frames have germinated.

Corn cockle seeds off the swop, have germinated and looking very strong

 

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

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? 
Replies: 5    Views: 399
Last Post: 12/07/2015 at 19:28

What are these?

Self sown flowers 
Replies: 7    Views: 473
Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 21:48

Birds foot trefoil

In lawns? 
Replies: 4    Views: 400
Last Post: 22/05/2015 at 23:16

Bowles Mauve

Too early for propagation? 
Replies: 9    Views: 452
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: 1013
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: 467
Last Post: 17/08/2014 at 20:27

Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
Replies: 8    Views: 616
Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:19

Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
Replies: 32    Views: 1354
Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 09:58

Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
Replies: 8    Views: 592
Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:22
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