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Lupines leaves seem to be dying

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 11:10

I bought another Lupin over the weekend and some of the older leaves are dying off, as long as you can see new growth coming through they should be ok. Slugs and snails love the new shoots and some people have had problems with aphids attacking the plant.

Some types can get quite big so might do better in the ground when the plant is strong enough

Wallflowers

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 11:06

They do get past their best after they flower, but I have some stragglers that keep on going. You could always let a few go to seed and then sow them for next year.

Might be a few weeks yet if they've still got some flowers on them

No to everyone who asks for donations ? Do you agree or disagree with this ?

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 11:02

Housing associations and councils will have some sort of dept eg community investment who may be able to help, especially if the childrens parents are tenants. Community growing is very in here at the moment. They too like free publicity and getting their name out there.

Organisations such as Keep Wales Tidy or equivalent may be able to help as well..........best of luck with it.

Planting out Sweet Peas

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 21:47

Not sure but you might find Ngcards that they do better for a chop down and grown more bushy

New garden

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 21:40

Your might be right BusyB, although I have to confess I have no idea what sibling awareness day is

New garden

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 21:20

I had welsh poppies that were self sown in my last garden.  Just had a look at the blue meconopsis, lovely colour, really like blues and purples, I like a challenge.

There's some established buddleia already here and I have some geums that I moved last year Brilliant!

Best butterfly plants

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 20:05

Not ever heard of butterfly weed before, looks like an interesting plant

clematis

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 20:01

Courgette

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 19:59

I grew some last year for the first time, yes they are big seedlings! Did you sow them in a greenhouse or inside? I've got a few sown in a cold frame, but no show yet.

New garden

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 19:54

Also had the thought of maybe sowing yellow some rattle seeds to try and cut down on the grass. I'm assuming that this would also be good for insects?

Discussions started by hollie hock

Pickled Eggs

Advice needed 
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Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:26

Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
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Last Post: 17/08/2014 at 20:27

Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
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Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:22

Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
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Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 22:34

New garden

Some pictures 
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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 22:04

Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
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Last Post: 07/02/2014 at 20:09

Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
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Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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Last Post: 13/10/2013 at 17:34

Budelia

quick question 
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Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 10:56

Caterpillars

What are these? 
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Website

Site really slow 
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Last Post: 23/09/2013 at 16:30

What are these

Latest bargains 
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Another bee question

Nesting in floor of old shed 
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