hollie hock


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free plants/bulbs/seeds from mag

Posted: 23/06/2013 at 22:10

I have bought the free Thompson and Morgan perinnals offer in the past, once I got over the shock of how small they were.........they were good plants and some have flowered in their second year, but probably wouldn't buy again because of the postage cost

scented bedding plants

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 19:19

I'd go for night scented stock as well, looks very insignificant in the day time but once evening comes the flowers open and the smell is beautiful. Grow them every year. Sowed some about a week ago  and they are up

Courgettes

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 18:51

Thanks for all the brilliant advice Really looking forward to cooking with my first home grown courgettes

Courgettes

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 20:15

Thanks fidget still getting my head round all the different feeds. They get a lot of sun and water, here's hoping for a bumper crop

Courgettes

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 19:41

Hi everyone, first time growing courgettes here also. Starting to see maybe little courgettes with a possibilty of a flower head developing.. Don't have a lot of cash. Bookertoo can I feed them with general feed such as a tomato feed or do they really need what you had suggested?

Is there such a thing as dark purple stem snap dragons?

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 19:01

I have some snapdragons that do have a much darker red/purple stems/leaves and I have found that they give rise to the darker colours

Evening walk

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 18:51

Sounds beautiful nutyes it really is a lovely time especially when all the elements come together

Part time work is great, I'm calling it my early semi retirement I feel completly different by reducing my hours and it has given me the time and freedom  to get on with the important things in life

 

 

 

Seedling Id

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 18:20

Not sure PaperFlowers, although in theory they should. They are only in small pots, they are about 3 inches big, got a few little roots poking through the bottom. Will let them grow a little more before contemplating putting them out. I try and grow things on a bit so I don't lose them all overnight by the slugs and snails

The Larkspurs I grew from last seed, were too small to go out so they were over wintered in a cold frame last year and I planted them out about a month ago and they are about to flower. I had 3 of the 6 survived but that was probably down to me completly neglecting them

Grass snake

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 21:25

Great pictureI've not seen one either

Summer has arrived

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 21:19

Lovely pictures everyone, gardenings great

The garden was radically changed last year and the path is the last thing to be finished, still work in progress. The dog is a cat but I'm sure he will pleased

Discussions started by hollie hock

Honeysuckle

What type, must have scent? 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 14:02

Sedum help please

Which spot is best? 
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Last Post: 23/05/2016 at 18:01

New shoots

Worth keeping? 
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Last Post: 18/04/2016 at 20:59

Natural predators

Ladybirds, lacewings 
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Last Post: 15/04/2016 at 09:25

Sweet Rocket

Not convinced this is a purple one? 
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Last Post: 11/04/2016 at 20:59

Move it now?

Aquilegia 
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Last Post: 10/04/2016 at 18:12

Blood Fish and Bone

How much is enough? 
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Last Post: 27/03/2016 at 18:44

Seeds are up!

Always exciting 
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Last Post: 28/03/2016 at 15:01

Honeysuckle

Propagation 
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Last Post: 25/03/2016 at 20:30

Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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Last Post: 08/06/2016 at 08:29

1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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Last Post: 11/03/2016 at 23:19

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
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