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hollie hock


Latest posts by hollie hock

Cold frames and greenhouses

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 12:24

Hello, I'm a cold frame fan myself. The ones I have are not the traditional on the ground type. There more of a sturdy mini greenhouse type design, my oh makes them out of bits and pieces. I'll try and find a pics of one of them for you.

If I had more space and money I probably would go for a greenhouse as well as the only thing with my coldframes is that you can't get in them, so when the weathers bad............no gardening. Up to now I've done all my seedsowing etc in them

Having said that OH picked up a greenhouse frame off freecyle and has constructed a sort of square shaped polytunnel using sheets of thick polyethene. It's near water tight now and it's great to be able to walk in there

 

Plants that I can put infront of a conifer hedge

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 12:14

I have couple of large beech trees at the bottom of the garden and have found that things like primoses, bugle, campions, foxgloves seem to do well.

Front garden revamp - before and after photos

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 12:09

Looks really good Bob, think you've done a great job Like the blue slate as well

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 21:47

Not a great deal done here today, got some great music on and I'm cooking tea.......makes a change

Problems with Private Messages

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

I can read some of my mesages, have to look at the date. Think there's some that I can't see, sorry for not get back to people

I don't know what forum posts is

Seed swap

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 20:29

Thanks very much

Statues OR Ornaments

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:16

Sorry to hear about your cat Zoomer, very upsetting. I have a patch called diggys bed,  it was once where my rabbit lived, someone took him Try and keep it mainly white, that spot in the garden is always diggys bed

 

So exciting!

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 11:25

Nice pic Forester I have a tiny pond, to call it a pond is a bit of exageration really, more like a ditch but things do  find their way, no frogs but I do see some toads from time to time

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 10:56

Morning everyone, weather looks like it going to hold off so will be out sowing some seeds today. The temporary greenhouse is looking good and almost water tight now, lots more room and somewhere to go when it's raining

I've just started doing some art this year, not painting yet but doing some sketching etc. Great way to relax and get lost in something

Leek mash sounds very tasty

Have a good day everyone

fuschia's

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 10:46

I have a couple that are hardy and they stay in the ground all year round, but there are many that aren't hardy and need protection from the winter temps

Discussions started by hollie hock

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: 19/04/2015 at 10:49

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

Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
Replies: 18    Views: 1566
Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 22:34

New garden

Some pictures 
Replies: 55    Views: 2029
Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 22:04

Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
Replies: 74    Views: 4038
Last Post: 07/02/2014 at 20:09

Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
Replies: 16    Views: 757
Last Post: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
Replies: 12    Views: 697
Last Post: 13/10/2013 at 17:34
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