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Latest posts by hollie hock

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 13:25

Hello everyone, been out, got the weekly shop in........at least that's done, hate food shopping. Not going out again today.........it's still raining

Bird Identification

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 12:55

Great pictures Mrs G, they are handsome birds aren't they

Must have natives?

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 12:47

The suggestion of honesty is a good one and has reminded me that sweet rockets are lovely plants too  Shasta daisies did well here also. I like forget me nots, they do self seed a lot but very easy to pull out and transplant somewhere else.

Cold frames and greenhouses

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 12:28

Found an old pic of one

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/32757.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 This one's been moved now, but still in use, all the others are made along similar lines

Cold frames and greenhouses

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 12:24

Hello, I'm a cold frame fan myself. The ones I have are not the traditional on the ground type. There more of a sturdy mini greenhouse type design, my oh makes them out of bits and pieces. I'll try and find a pics of one of them for you.

If I had more space and money I probably would go for a greenhouse as well as the only thing with my coldframes is that you can't get in them, so when the weathers bad............no gardening. Up to now I've done all my seedsowing etc in them

Having said that OH picked up a greenhouse frame off freecyle and has constructed a sort of square shaped polytunnel using sheets of thick polyethene. It's near water tight now and it's great to be able to walk in there

 

Plants that I can put infront of a conifer hedge

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 12:14

I have couple of large beech trees at the bottom of the garden and have found that things like primoses, bugle, campions, foxgloves seem to do well.

Front garden revamp - before and after photos

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 12:09

Looks really good Bob, think you've done a great job Like the blue slate as well

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 21:47

Not a great deal done here today, got some great music on and I'm cooking tea.......makes a change

Problems with Private Messages

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

I can read some of my mesages, have to look at the date. Think there's some that I can't see, sorry for not get back to people

I don't know what forum posts is

Seed swap

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 20:29

Thanks very much

Discussions started by hollie hock

Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
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Last Post: 14/04/2015 at 17:02

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? 
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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 
Replies: 16    Views: 702
Last Post: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
Replies: 12    Views: 660
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? 
Replies: 5    Views: 608
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
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