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Latest posts by hollie hock

Expensive perennial plug plants

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 18:39

No not really, too expensive for me. I'd grow from seed

cottage garden

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 18:37

I live a lot further south than you and I'm just seeing some growth on my Ruddies and Echinacea so maybe they are still waiting underneath. Slugs can do a lot of damage to new shoots especially Lupins.

Pallets

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 22:53

He's done the steps in other gardens that we have had Gardengirl, he says they are quite easy to do. He dug a hole, backfilled through the gaps and then pushed small bits of turf in the gaps. Might put some stain on them.

I'm not that practical either christine, you could have a go though, I'm sure there would be loads of beginners vids on you tube

Plant ID

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 20:20

I can't open your link sorry. I had a few error messages when I tried to post pics, I waited a bit and then the picture uploaded

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 20:16

Been out in the garden again, I f had forgotten how much I love gardening and generally pottering about outside. Finally sowed some seeds, all annuals, Cosmos, Calendula, Clary sage, Statice and some Sweet peas.

Also had another go at some Larkspurs, don't normally have much luck with these. The best I have had in the past is a couple of ropey plants

Dug up and replanted some Echinecias and some grape hyacinths that weren't doing so well in pots. Had a good day

Pallets

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 20:05

Partner just told me that the bricks that are weighing down the plastic one are out of economy 7 rads. Heated mini greenhouse, genius

Cold frames

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 20:01

Yes you can can use them as coldframes. I use mine as a mini greenhouse and start my seeds off in them as well. When it gets warmer I'll open the flaps and move the bigger plants outside.

My two new frames were finished off today and I'm very pleased with them

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/71452.jpg?width=246&height=350&mode=max

 

Most embarassing failure of the weekend

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 19:50

Oh dear, he meant well

Pallets

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 19:48

Gardengirl, your coldframe is very impressive, looks really professional with a lovely finish.

Very nice compost bin, Lead farmer

Been starting out once again, here's my new cold frame knocked up by my ever versatile and creative partner, with handy shelves Think there's a bit of pallet in there somewhere, made from old bit of woods and some plastic that had radiators in.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/71449.jpg?width=246&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/71450.jpg?width=648&height=350&mode=max

 

Some pallet steps

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/71451.jpg?width=246&height=350&mode=max

 

 

Anthurium

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 15:32

Could it be rust? I know that you can some rust resistant snap dragons so maybe they are prone to getting it. Not sure what can be done about it. I stopped growing my namesake because of it. I wouldn't have thought it would spread to house plants, I take it the plant is inside

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

Vetch

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

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
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