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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 21:19

Looks lovely Fairygirl, I do love white flowers

Seed packet grumbles

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 21:00

Were the seeds sown straight off the plant nut? I've got a few that somehow I've overwinted in the cold frames, wondering whether to plant these out now?

I've had a look at those seeds Tootsietim, they are very expensive.You can mix and match at wilkos

Perennial wallflower

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 20:04

Hi benno, if the plant is fair size, I would check to see if it needed potting on and  harden it off outside before planting in the ground. They are hardy and strong plants.

Mine are flowering again

Golden courgette

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 19:42

Not ever heard of the before MMP, love the word nesh, I've been called that before

 

Seed packet grumbles

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 19:33

Did some more verbena bs as a back up plan when the others weren't showing any thing, just going to leave them be in the cold frame. I've  read cuttings should be easy to take as well.

I struggle with getting Larkspurs and Delphs to germinate, just don't get Larkspurs..........

Golden courgette

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 19:06

Me too Jess. Got a few black beauty types on the go, they have chunky first leaves..........giving veg and a few herbs a first go here

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 18:53

Busy Lizzie, I definatley have plant envy over the Dicentra.......I want one. I like violas a lot as well, got some johnny jump up? in pots....growing well now i've stopped deadheading developing flower heads instead of the spent ones.........got bushy plants though

I had similar echevaria that flowered last year fairly girl  lovely yellow flowers, hen and chicks? Used to grow a lot of succulents indoors

Not seen those before Bev, pretty

Yes the picture thing is annoying

Climber Advice

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 18:42

Think maybe a clemantis montana would do ok in less than good soil This one if happy grows like mad though, early flowering type, but lovely foilage, does go to stick in the winter.

new member introduction

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 18:35

Hello to all newcomers. It's great place here Only started gardening 2 years ago and have definatley got the bug

My darlek compost bin is affectionatley called Monty.............

Seed packet grumbles

Posted: 01/05/2013 at 18:17

I'm growing for verbena boneralis for the first time, sowed them I think in Jan, did the in the fridge, inside, outside in a cold frame, was very close to ditching them but thought I'd give them  a bit longer. More out of frustration I had a scratch about in the compost and then soon after up they came Probably got about 20 seedlings

I don't do the soaking or chitting of any seeds either

Discussions started by hollie hock

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: 16/03/2016 at 19:02

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

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 
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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 21:48
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