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hollie hock


Latest posts by hollie hock

The daftest thing you've done in your garden

Posted: 11/05/2013 at 10:53

Mistakenly admiring some fox and clubs wildflowers last year, not really believing how invasive they are.........will be doing a lot of weeding

Clematis problem

Posted: 11/05/2013 at 10:23

Maybe try pinching out the tips to encourage side shoots

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 21:41

No gardening here, but a lovely day trailing around the charity shops and picked up a lot of books at 50p each or 3 for a £1. Hardbacks included

I always have a look at the rescue corner Rosie, there's a lot bargains to be found

Does anyone else..........

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 23:01

Thanks artjak for the info re loo rolls ...........didn't think that would be ever a phrase that I used

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 22:51

Lovely deep red wallflowers Marion, one of my favourite plants

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 22:42

Garden spending is so much more fun chicky. 

I could easily make room for another. Are you just starting new compost in each  or are you moving it between the bins?

garden before we started our garden design 3 years ago..

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 22:03

Looking really good Chellie Taking pictures is brilliant, it so exciting when you can see how far you've come

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 21:48

Matty, got our first proper compost out of Monty (thats what it's called here) last year and it's been put to use on our first veg beds. On seeing gardengirls picture I begin to think that maybe/definately have space of another one.

That will keep you busy chicky, I bought offers like in the past and they are tiny

 

propagation boasts and failures

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 21:29

Cotty,I sowed my scabious seeds outdoors in a cold frame this year, not had a great germination rate, but here everything seems about a month behind where they were last year. I'm growing the annual types.

Quite a few of last year scabious, by some miracle made it through the winter, grew into tall plants with a lot of flowers and I did see butterflies on them

Good going on the ceanothus, Arid Al, the new jasmine plant sounds beautiful. How long did the berry take to germinate? I went to a garden last weekend and they had a beautiful jasmine, I smelt it long before I found it

Overgrown rockery

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 21:13

Can you dig out what you want to keep in clumps? Maybe separate the plants you want as best you could, replant them after a good water and then the blitz the rest?

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: 23/05/2016 at 20:04

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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