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hollie hock

Latest posts by hollie hock

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 19:35

Your very welcome nut, I'm glad they've done well for you. They are very sweet flowers.It's been few years since I've first got the plant and all the offsprings are still white

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 18:50

No problem charlie, send me your address and I will post them to you

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 18:44

Been out in the garden all day, pulled up a lot of annuals, planted out lots, generally pottered, enjoying the sunshine. Long may it continue. Got a new compost heap so busy chucking stuff in there

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 18:24

Been having a sort out, got some little plugs of white and purple sweetrocket, jacobs ladder and some white ragged robins if any one wants them. The sweet rocket are a little stunted as they've been in little pots for ages but should grow well if planted out now.Otherwise it's the (new) compost heap for them

How to grow lavender from posti plugs/mini plug plants

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 10:23

I had some tiny little plantlets from T&M years ago. Yes repot them into larger pots as gently as you can. The roots will be fine. If they are as tiny as remember them they will be way too small to plant out, they will just get munched.

Cosmos from container to border

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 10:01

Hello, cosmos is an annual so wont come back next year. Mine were late flowering this year, looking good now. Keep deadheading for more blooms until the first frost.



Jacobs Ladder

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 11:45

I'm hoping mine do the same Lyn, the bees like the one that arrived in the pot. I really like the foliage as well as the flowers.

Can't really remember Jo, maybe a couple of months ago? They germinated well. The ones I have are the pale blue/lilac and white. I love purple but  OH has said this year that's too much purple in the garden!! Been planting out purple sweetrocket & honesty so there's more of that to come

Jacobs Ladder

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 10:33

Thank you both. Looks like they are going in today Might plant a couple in larger pots as well. The original plant was a self seeder. I don't often buy plants or seeds but will check out the variegated types and didn't know that they came in white. I'm a bit of sucker for white in the garden

Mother in Law's tongue shrivelled leaves

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 09:41

Never seen them flower before Supernoodle. I do like them. Agree over watering often kills succulents off. They don't really need any water in the Autumn or Winter

Jacobs Ladder

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 09:31

Very pleased with my new little jacobs ladders, grown from collected seed. They are in little pots in the cold frames. The roots are coming on but not filling the pot yet.

Do they die back and re emerge next year? I've not been that successful at over wintering pots in the past but don't want to lose them.

I've got some new space that i could plant them into just that they are so small at the moment


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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Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:22
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