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Latest posts by hollie hock

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

thanks

Strictly is back!

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 08:55

Nearly missed this last night, it's the only reality tv programme that I watch. Looking forward to seeing it tonight. Fab photo of you in your younger days Pat E

Fragrant plants

Posted: 26/09/2015 at 08:53

Night scented stock is favourite of mine. Sweet rocket has a lovely scent as well. Wallflowers are good in Spring time

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 25/09/2015 at 18:25

Thank you Victoria and nut for my seeds.

Ideas on how Solve a Pet Problem Like this...

Posted: 22/09/2015 at 15:06

I'm so sorry to hear of what's happened, if I think of anything to help with let you know

Discussions started by hollie hock

New shoots

Worth keeping? 
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Last Post: 18/04/2016 at 20:59

Natural predators

Ladybirds, lacewings 
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Last Post: 15/04/2016 at 09:25

Sweet Rocket

Not convinced this is a purple one? 
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Last Post: 11/04/2016 at 20:59

Move it now?

Aquilegia 
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Last Post: 10/04/2016 at 18:12

Blood Fish and Bone

How much is enough? 
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Last Post: 27/03/2016 at 18:44

Seeds are up!

Always exciting 
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Last Post: 28/03/2016 at 15:01

Honeysuckle

Propagation 
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Last Post: 25/03/2016 at 20:30

Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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Last Post: 16/03/2016 at 19:02

1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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Last Post: 11/03/2016 at 23:19

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
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