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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 20:07

Did loads more sowing of mainly annuals, walk in plastic greenhouse is up and securely attached to fence and some general pottering around.

Great news on the newts Hostafan

Will a Lavatera work in partial shade?

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 20:05

It has flowered for me in a similar situation

Pinching out

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 20:42

Don't think it would do any harm, I'd expect them to get a bushier. Don't think I've ever pinched out Cosmos. Maybe do a couple and see what happens?

A before, during and after

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 21:27

Looks like you've got a lot done

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 21:13

Glad it's doing well for you Gardengirl


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 21:07

Beautiful wallflowers Matty, fab colours, do you remember the name of them? I've only tried cuttings on the Bowles Mauve type but I guess it's the same.

I grew some Cloth of Gold one year and they did flower well in their second year

Moonlight runner beans

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 10:14

Lets hope so Dove, it's been a long grey Winter

hosta and geraniums

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 10:13

Yes will both will fine outside. I split a large clump of hardy geraniums and have potted them up to grow on a bit before I plant them


Posted: 12/04/2015 at 23:11

Good to know that they are on their way back

Moonlight runner beans

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 23:05

That's good to know, think I had Scarlet Emperor last year

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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