hollie hock


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Out of control...

Posted: 03/01/2016 at 13:09

You could cut the taller stems off the big one. It won't do any harm and it will look bushier. If you pick out the tips of new leaves more often than not the plant will grow in both directions so you can encourage it to bush up in places.

The off cuts could be used for cuttings. I'd be tempted to leave the small one as it is and repot when it starts growing again in Spring

House plant

Posted: 03/01/2016 at 12:54

It's a succulent of some sort. I used to have one. Maybe something like zebra?

Morning has broken

Posted: 03/01/2016 at 09:29

Beautiful photos, all dark, gloomy and wet here...........just for a change

A new bloom from the NYD flower count

Posted: 02/01/2016 at 17:35

Think there's 15

To cut back or not?

Posted: 02/01/2016 at 11:05

I love Bowles Mauve too. I trim mine throughout the year, I just take off the tall flower spikes when they've finished. This seems to help to prevent it from getting too woody. I only have a couple of flowers on mine,so am leaving them be for now.

Think they were the first plants I had a go at taking cuttings from, so easy

New Year's Day 2016 Flower Count

Posted: 01/01/2016 at 12:12

I enjoyed it too, champagne's over rated

Happy New Year Everyone

Posted: 01/01/2016 at 12:05

Happy new year to everyone from me too. Looking forward to a successful gardening year with lots of new plants. Nice pooches Tetley

New Year's Day 2016 Flower Count

Posted: 01/01/2016 at 11:56

It's must be so strange to see crocus, daffs and grape hyaciths in bloom now.

Everything is very green and lush here, cooler but no frost.

Rudebekias x 2 types,

annual trailing stock,

Primoses

Goblin gardillia,

White sweet rocket

Bowles Mauve- always flowering!

Cloth of Gold wallflower- I've had this for years

Pulmonaria- Thank you nut, just noticed it flowering today. It's pretty shady where it is, but looks like it will do well there  The flowers are red. It's one that has retained it's label but can't read the writing ha ha. I love these plants

Hardy pink geranium and

a single cosmos and candytuff flower

It was good to be outside and have a look at what's been going on. Shanta daisies have buds on them and the pestenmons cuttings are growing really well should be good plants in Summer. Too wet to do anything though, everything is soggy. Starting a written record this year

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 01/01/2016 at 09:06

Happy new year Marion. Don't often post on your thread but I've enjoyed looking and reading all about your garden.

I grow for the pollinaters too. You are an inspiration, looking forward to what our growing year has in store for us

Type of plant

Posted: 31/12/2015 at 11:14

When I'm typing above my text there is a task bar, 2nd one from the right should be a tree I'm on laptop so not sure if you are using other devices

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Honeysuckle

What type, must have scent? 
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Sedum help please

Which spot is best? 
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New shoots

Worth keeping? 
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Natural predators

Ladybirds, lacewings 
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Sweet Rocket

Not convinced this is a purple one? 
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Move it now?

Aquilegia 
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Blood Fish and Bone

How much is enough? 
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Seeds are up!

Always exciting 
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Honeysuckle

Propagation 
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Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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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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Vetch

Any one grown it? 
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So pleased

Hedgehog in garden :) 
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