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Latest posts by hollie hock

Water voles

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 22:08

I remember this happening last year as well On the farm we had loads of bats in the loft which was North ish facing. I was surprised how noisy they were in the loft




Plant ID please

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 21:57

Sweet little flower with a lovely colour, the leaves are wrong for pulmonaria. Don't know what it is though

Water voles

Posted: 21/05/2015 at 21:53

That's great nut, don't ever thing I've seen one. How lovely that you have your own wildlife haven

When do 'forget me nots' go to seed?

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 22:55

In the past I've just left the seeds on the plant until they go black, they spread everywhere. I've got 3 little plants that I'm going to do the same with this year.

anyone have one of these?

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 20:25

That's a whopper! Never seen a geranium like that.


Posted: 17/05/2015 at 23:24

Glad it recovered, maybe had a spot of concussion?

Cosmos flowering

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 23:16

That's a new one on me, mine get a water along with everything else. I don't really improve the soil though so maybe that's why they always seem to  flower well.

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 21:30

Really pleased the day went well for you. Stunning purple Clem

Planting wild flowers in a previously heavy weeded area?

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 21:25

That's a nice little project there Dnallov. I can imagine how it would look with wild flowers all flowering.

I don't do a lot of direct sowing myself of wild flowers but do grow them in pots and then transplant when they are big enough. Just thinking it might be worth growing some perennial/ biennial  wildflowers that easily self seed for the future.

It would increase your stock year on year and some might come through if it gets weedy again.


runner & French bean help

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 13:40

You could do either, some people here have only just sown theirs. If it were me I'd probably go for some plugs, just because I'm a little impatient

Discussions started by hollie hock

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


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

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: 30/08/2015 at 19:52

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


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
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