hollie hock

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Too many plants

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 21:47

Some serious plant propagation going on with you fidgetbones Looks great


Posted: 24/05/2016 at 21:42

Hi GWRS and Aster, I've only just seen your posts. The pallet planter hasn't been planted up yet My partner lined it with thick polythene both sides befores he filled it and it's got loads of drainage.

The plan is to plant it with some night scented stock, phlox, maybe aubreita if it worked. he plants I'm thinking of might be able to cope with drier condtions.

I hadn't considered adding any of those crystals,I don't know what you mean about wicks?

I have a few small pots of the stock so will have a go and start to plant it up and will let you know how I get on

Plant ID needed please

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 20:48


cosmos plug plants

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 20:45

If they are outside the only thing I can think off is that they haven't been hardened off or frost maybe?

Busy day in the office

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 20:40

Very bright and cheerful. I spotted bugs B3

Chelsea 2016 coverage.

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 20:37

Not long switched on. Enjoyed listening to Kate Adie and the bit about the Somerset nursery. That guy has a great job!

baby spiders?

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 21:09

These were here today, I thought they were some dried bit of fern at first.

Lupins and woolly aphids

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 20:04

That's good news Dave. I've always grown for insects but this year have been growing in particular for these

Leaf miners

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 19:23

I get this a bit on my young plants. I tend to just pick the leaves off and dispose of them I do move my affected plants sometimes to a move ventilated spot, not sure if this makes any difference at all. Think I might have read something along those lines

Lupins and woolly aphids

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 19:12

So far so good with my new one, I'm checking it everyday as it was about this stage or maybe when the flower spikes were forming that they arrived last year. I'm sad to hear that they are back for you Magnolia, I'm hoping it was a one off  thing.

The plant is looking really healthy and liking it's shadier spot. Will be giving the spray a go if they come back, squishing but only with gloves on!

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Natural predators

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Sweet Rocket

Not convinced this is a purple one? 
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Move it now?

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Blood Fish and Bone

How much is enough? 
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Seeds are up!

Always exciting 
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Once struck, always struck? 
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1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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Jacobs Ladder

Do they die back? 
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What is this going to be?

Brown hairy caterpillar 
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