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hollie hock


Latest posts by hollie hock

MOB rants

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 15:55

I was a relatively late comer to driving. The last time I parallel parked was on my test I often let people out and thank those that do the same for me. My biggest bug bear is when people drive too close behind you.

Wild hosta

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 15:37

I don't think they are hostas. Your description sounds similar to something that is growing just outside the garden. The leaves almost go into a point?

Can you take a pic?

Cat Friendly Plant Suggestions

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 15:26

Thanks for the reminder re the lillies, wasn't a problem  previously with my indoor cat but now have 2 that go out.

Red hot poker problem

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 14:26

I just pulled it apart, it divided really easily into 3 pieces and just popped them  in the ground. Only one had a go at flowering last year but should get flowers off all three this.

 

Butterflies

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 14:19

I saw my first butterfly yesterday, but not for long

Red hot poker problem

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 14:13

I find them hardy here, if it looks like it's got new growth coming through I would cut off the dead leaves to allow light to get in.

I got a small one last year and split it into three

Red hot poker problem

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 13:48

Do you have any green growth? I'd be tempted to cut off the dying leaves

When will I learn?

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 13:14

I sowed a whole packet of snapdragon seeds in to 2 small trays last year and  I had 100s of them  I swear it looked like  every single one had germainated.

Not had a go and collecting seeds, do you just leave the seed pods dry on the stems......a bit like foxgloves?

Some of last years plants are still alive here as well Bob. Also the annual scabioius sown last year

 

SWALLOWS

Posted: 20/04/2013 at 22:20

They've been seen here as well

Lupins

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 22:38

They are lovely plants, one of mine was a root from Wilkinsons. The cuttings I've taken are doing well. 

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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