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Depth advice

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 21:07

I tend to go with at least twice the size of the bulbs. I have planted crocus/grape hyacinths deeper than that and they always seem to find there way through.

I think with the larger bulbs the deeper the better as I regualary disturb a lot of the smaller ones, I just chuck those ones back in

What to do with broken fence panels?

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 20:59

It would be good to make something out of them, your right the prices of some wooden stuff is sometimes unbelivable

Canadian snow

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 20:51

Great pics Bill, as others have said when it snows in the Uk, we don't seem to be anywhere prepared and the whole country seems to descend into chaos. I don't like it much but it does look beautiful

Seeds I've collected

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 20:46

I use the cheap brown paper money envelopes and am putting them in a dark cool cupboard. First year of proper seed collecting

Hard plants to grow from seed

Posted: 30/10/2013 at 20:43

I always have trouble with delphs and larkspurs, don't think I've ever got a delph seed to germinate, not sure why? 

I grew verbena boneralis this year for the first time and they took an age to germinate, I put them in the fridge, out of the fridge, when I finally ignored them, they did well

hydrangea.when can i move it?

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 21:46

No way an expert, but I'd move it now as the soil is still warm and gives the plant a chance of getting some new roots established before the winter comes in.

getting those plants in before the storm

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

I'm sure they will come through flowering rose, I love wallflowers, they are so easy to grow from seed. I think you tend to get better plants grown this way. The great thing is that you can collect seeds off them next year and grow some more for free

Sweet Pea germination

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 21:35

I'd say a few weeks at this time of year

Camera Corner

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 21:29

Strangely I don't find that creepy at all, I think it's rather beautiful. I'd be pleased to find that in my garden

Camera Corner

Posted: 29/10/2013 at 21:23

That's a big spider! I'm glad it lives over there. I can only imagine the webs

 

Discussions started by hollie hock

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? 
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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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Last Post: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

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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Last Post: 14/09/2013 at 21:28

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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Last Post: 07/07/2013 at 23:15

Another bee question

Nesting in floor of old shed 
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Last Post: 04/07/2013 at 17:27

Seedling Id

What is this? 
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Last Post: 20/06/2013 at 18:20
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