hollie hock


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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

Seedling Id

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 20:14

Hi Dove, yes I have quite a few of them,I do reuse seed compost as well.This happened last year, thought I was growing sweetpeas but up popped a couple of larkspurs, that I'd given up on months ago. On a bonus this year, a lot of the larkspurs germinated...still too small to go out though

Had another look at them tonight, they do look like foxgloves, they are doing better than the ones that I have sown

Seedling Id

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 22:35

Thanks, I was thinking they may be foxgloves but have no idea how they got there

Summer has arrived

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 22:05

It's a lovely time fidgetbones

 

Excited, excited, excited!

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 21:56

Great when seeds come up

Seedling Id

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 21:54

Hi everyone,

I sowed some larkspurs a while ago and potted on a few. These have grown as well but don't know what they are. They don't look at all like weeds to me. I did sow some delphs at the same time in a different part of the seedtray but they don't look like delphs either?


 Thanks

Discussions started by hollie hock

Honeysuckle

What type, must have scent? 
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Sedum help please

Which spot is best? 
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New shoots

Worth keeping? 
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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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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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Honeysuckle

Propagation 
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Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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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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