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Latest posts by hollie hock

aubretia question

Posted: 15/06/2013 at 10:34

I would say they do benefit from a good hair cut after flowering. I'm going to leave some seed heads on some to see if they self seed. I think if they like where they are they should self seed. Not much success at growing from seed, but I think it's possible to take cuttings, not tried it myself though

Buttercups

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 20:05

I would use weed killer, I painted a lot  leaves over the last couple of years and it does work. I've still got them but no where near as bad. I dig them out now but they do have strong tap roots and is difficult to remove completley. I'd cut the flowers off as well.

Saw the buttercup bit of Springwatch, what a difference between the two. The meadow buttercups look to me the type that you hold under your chin

Buttercups

Posted: 13/06/2013 at 20:44

I'm with you on that KEF. Been slowly ridding the garden of this stuff over the last two and half years, it's a lot better this. I would get it out as soon as possible, it really is hateful stuff



What's your Flower of the moment?

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 20:43

Molly looks really sweet, a tiny pin prick of yellow

Something for the weekend.......enjoying gardens and flowers.

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 20:37

I went to my first garden scheme over the weekend and loved it.

Best of luck Ww

For anybody near me http://www.festivalsinmonmouthshire.co.uk/

There's links to The Green Book which has some lovely places to see

 

Lily of the Valley

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 20:04

Great description  bookertoo. I've had a go and never got anywhere. Picked up a free planter a while ago and to my surprise, there it was I would like to grow it in the ground though so thinking about planting it out but don't want it to die

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 19:42

Thyme and teasel.

Didn't realise you can have outside tradescantia, love this as an indoor plant, used to grow a lot of it

What's your Flower of the moment?

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 19:25

Great picture of the foxgloves, not got as many as I thought I would have but some are starting to flower Think my sweet rockets are soon to be replaced with Lupins. The heavy rain has finally tipped them over, knew I should have staked them really

No delphs anywhere, a few promising buds though

erysiums

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 21:00

I was talking about the bowles mauve type

What's your Flower of the moment?

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 20:54

MIne would have to be sweet rocket, bundles of lovely sweet scented flowers

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25280.jpg?width=648&height=350&mode=max

 

 

Discussions started by hollie hock

Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
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New garden

Some pictures 
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Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
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Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
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Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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Budelia

quick question 
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Caterpillars

What are these? 
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Website

Site really slow 
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What are these

Latest bargains 
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Another bee question

Nesting in floor of old shed 
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Seedling Id

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

Plant Id please

Blue/Green leaves and flowers 
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Last Post: 10/06/2013 at 20:58

Foxgloves

Anybody got them in flower? 
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