hollie hock


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 20:15

Just seen the pic at the top of this page no idea what's that all about!

Happy with the result of the dancing, Vanessa is out, great, can't bear that woman.

No gardening done here apart from a quick nip out early to see how the seeds are doing. The new temporary greenhouse has hit some technical problems, it's leaking, but the cats have found a dry part and taken up residence

 

seed share

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 13:06

hi nut,not sure of what they all but would like some Erngium  Daphne mezereum and some of the corydalis sempervirens, they have very pretty flowers.

Still haven't got round to going through all my tins of bought seeds, but do have some corncockles, morning glory and some white and black cornflowers, purple echninecias to swop

 

I have a lovely innula known here as the false sunflowers which I can supply as a bare root if any one is interested.

I'm interested in insect friendly flowers

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 11:52

Looking good MrsG

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 11:48

Raining.........I'm listening to Chris Packham as well Ww, good tunes and I really like him as well, interesting person.

Taking the plunge

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 10:54

Haven't done any pots of daffs for a while, they do look lovely in the spring. Got quite a few in the garden so wont be adding to them as I find they do take ages to die back down once they have flowered. Beautiful plants though, I love them.

Might pick up a few for some pots this year. I like sparaxis, very pretty flowers

Hardy annuals

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 10:33

Hi mark, I've not sown annuals at this time before either, just been out to check on them and the corncockles are growing fast, there's a few roots peeping  through the bottom already and some of cornflowers are just popping through the soil. Even having a go at autumn sown sweetpeas.

Depending on how fast they grow I might have to pot them on before the winter. I'm really pleased to be sowing at this time of year as usually by Jan I'm itching to sow stuff. Sowed some ragged robbin seeds late as well, and they are seem to be doing well, but there will be a lot to pot up. Don't have a greenhouse yet so they will be in my cold frames

I've been growing forget me nots over the last couple of years and everyone was right, I won't have to grow them from seed ever again, they are everywhere! I've been transplanting them all around the garden............free plants

 

growing wildflowers for bees and butterflies

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 10:10

They look like healthy ones flowers, I love cowslips, managed to grow some from seed this year despite total neglect from me, mine are  now out in the garden and seem to be happier. I have loads of wild primoses here,  they seem to do ok where ever they are and spread like mad.  I have a damp shady bed and they seem to do well there

What new flower seeds are you going to grow in 2014

Posted: 13/10/2013 at 10:03

Haven't really decided yet, already got some hardy annuals on the go. Will probably go for more of what worked for me this year, cleomes, statice, cosmos, some more ruddekeias. Will be having more of ago at propagating plants from roots and cuttings (mind you say that every year). Had good success of taking lupin cuttings and hardy gereniums, and managed to get some bowels mauve cuttings to root

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/10/2013 at 21:54

Great fungi pictures Dove, it's been a good year, seen some great tree mushrooms and also a lot of the pixie ones...........think they are called flying garet here.

Enjoyed the dancing.......don't watch a lot of tv but I always feel good watching this

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/10/2013 at 14:27

Hi lily.......... must go and do something constructive before strictly comes on

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