hollie hock

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Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 18:27

Lovely pictures everyone. I don't have any hellbores, very pretty. That must be a big bird Pat

Cats in my garden

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 18:08

Thanks for the info on the sealed containers scroginn, makes sense.

Cats in my garden

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 08:08

Don't know if any thing works completley. Sharp leaves like holly seem to deter them a bit. Others have had good results with tea bags soaked in jeys fluid

Talkback: Eight plants to grow with cosmos

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 07:53

I sowed my cosmos outside about 2 weeks ago in an unheated propagator and they are up. I'd expect yours to be showing now, might be worth getting some fresh seed and having another go

Watching seedlings grow 2016

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 20:59

Thanks Lorna, there's still loads of time My annuals are doing really well and as the temps and light levels rise later sown ones will catch up

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 16:47

Ha ha  Steve Is being a pagan atheist a good place to start?

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 16:43

No problem punkdoc and thanks.

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 16:25

Fair enough on one level punkdoc but I was chatting in this thread earlier and was enjoying an adult respectful conversation/debate. Obviously from others peoples posts that has changed.  Am I not allowed to comment?  

Watching seedlings grow 2016

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 16:10

I've now got loads of little seedlings and I have larkspur! I have found them really tricky to grow in the past but this year, looking good. Managed to prick out a few echium blue bedder and some night scented stock. I won't try the stock in trays and cubes again, it always does better directly sown.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 15:52

Done a little bit, April showers here and chilly. Potted up my first new plants, echium blue bedder and some night scented stock. Top dressed and feed some fuschias and fussed over my cuttings. Also broke my thermometer

Discussions started by hollie hock

Cut down Clematis by mistake

What's the chances of it growing back? 
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Last Post: 17/09/2016 at 09:52

Mother in law tongue

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Last Post: 31/07/2016 at 20:58


What type, must have scent? 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 14:02

Sedum help please

Which spot is best? 
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Last Post: 23/05/2016 at 18:01

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?

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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


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Last Post: 20/09/2016 at 21:00

Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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Last Post: 08/06/2016 at 08:29

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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