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Latest posts by hollie hock

aubretia

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 10:13

I don't have any now, no walls at the moment. In the past I've planted them directly in the soil, with the hope that they self seed themselves. I don't think they need to be planted that deep, think their roots are quite shallow. They are lovely plants one of  my neighbours has an established clump and it looks beautiful.

When you cut them back, you can be quite tough, they seem to respond well to that, maybe leave a few flowers so they can self seed

what licence to sell produce do I get?

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 10:06

I don't think you need a license. If you get into a local market, most ask you to provide a copy of public liability insurance

small space gardens or balcony, help needed

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 09:58

Flat packed/folding furniture

aubretia

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 09:57

I think you should give them a hair cut after flowering to promote new growth.

cuttings from wallflowers

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 09:54

Can't see why this shouldn't work, not tried it myself. Although might just be better collecting the seeds off them

Watching seedlings grow

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 09:46

Looking good Lyn, I'm resisting the temptation to have peek at mine, I only did them 2 days ago.

Watching seedlings grow

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 09:02

Thanks Fishy, that's very nice of you, would love some

Watching seedlings grow

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 23:18

That's what I'm hoping is going to happen here Fishy, I had some in a previous garden and they started to  self seed well and forget me nots which are also on the grow list for later

Watching seedlings grow

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 21:39

When I was sowing seeds yesterday, I came across a very damp and soggy paper envelope which I stored some honesty seed pods. A lot of them had germinated, had roots, and their seedling leaves. Now potted up to grow on.

Early days for mine, but added candy tuff to my list of this years must have flowers

 

cottage garden

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 21:24

Think Gemma has a good point about the self seeding, it can take a while but the results are so natural. I'm just planting up my new flower bed and I'm already thinking about what will self seed and help me fill the space for free next year.

Are  there any plants that are doing well for you and if so maybe do some more these just to fill the space for now

Discussions started by hollie hock

What are these?

Self sown flowers 
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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 21:48

Birds foot trefoil

In lawns? 
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Last Post: 22/05/2015 at 23:16

Bowles Mauve

Too early for propagation? 
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Last Post: 19/06/2015 at 23:31

Any one planted out their runners?

Plants getting big 
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Last Post: 10/05/2015 at 22:43

Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
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Last Post: 19/04/2015 at 10:49

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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Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:19

Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 09:58

Buzzing Shrubs

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

Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
Replies: 18    Views: 1563
Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 22:34

New garden

Some pictures 
Replies: 55    Views: 2026
Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 22:04

Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
Replies: 74    Views: 4036
Last Post: 07/02/2014 at 20:09

Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
Replies: 16    Views: 755
Last Post: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
Replies: 12    Views: 693
Last Post: 13/10/2013 at 17:34
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