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Latest posts by hollie hock

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

sciatica

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

Lupins

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 18:00

One idea someone told me was if you think a Lupin is passed it's best, split it with a spade and replant in Spring. Haven't been brave enough to try it............yet, the large one without much growth might get this treatment, if it doesn't start growing.

Both my other large ones have got quite a bit of growth on them, some of the leaves are a bit damaged, don't think it's anything to worry about.

Will try a root this year Bunny as the purple one is absolutley stunning and would like another.  Not grown the dwarf types, are they annual or perennial?

Slugs and snails love the fresh young leaves, I use a one off dose of slug pellets if the small plant is being devoured, gives it time to grow a little. After that I don't use anything.

I love lupins

Lupins

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 09:14

One of my large ones isn't putting on much growth at the moment. i think even though they are perennials they might be shortlived only doing their best for a few years. I planted out a few little ones grown from seed before this cold weather hit. Seem to be doing ok.

 

MOB rants

Posted: 02/04/2013 at 21:02

Cotty.......... your ignorance and anger amazes me.  I love nature, wildlife, animals  and would never consider putting poison down to kill some ones pet. Shame on you.

 

Dry tips on house plants

Posted: 02/04/2013 at 20:24

Misting the leaves regularly really does help a lot of plants stay healthy, stops a lot of bugs too.  I never had any  luck with peace lillies, think I like the heating on way too much for them. If you have a badly affected spider plant, I have been known to trim off the brown tips. Wont save that leaf but does look a lot better

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? 
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Last Post: 12/07/2015 at 19:28

What are these?

Self sown flowers 
Replies: 7    Views: 470
Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 21:48

Birds foot trefoil

In lawns? 
Replies: 4    Views: 398
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 
Replies: 12    Views: 576
Last Post: 10/05/2015 at 22:43

Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
Replies: 24    Views: 1011
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: 465
Last Post: 17/08/2014 at 20:27

Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
Replies: 8    Views: 614
Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:19

Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
Replies: 32    Views: 1352
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
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