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Latest posts by hollie hock

Which seeds can I sow now for Autumn/Winter flowers?

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 17:15

Hi Winnie,the only thing I can think of are winter flowering pansies or violas

Colour!

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 09:58

I like purples, blues and whites and some yellows mainly but saying that I'm still in the stage of growing lots of different plants, generally if it flowers I'm happy. The result is that the garden is full of different colours but for me it works.

I know what you mean fidget about the sweet rocket, it's been a good year for them

 

Watering

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 09:44

I water when I can, if you have small pots I find that giving them a good bottom drink seems to cut down on the watering a bit

Coldframes

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 09:42

Good news Daisy, I wouldn't be with out mine. I started with one and the collection seems to have grown

Coldframes

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 09:40

I don't have a greenhouse so do all my growing in cold frames, they aren't the traditional on the floor types, more like sturdy  mini greenhouses with shelves so you can move things about. OH made them out of bits of wood etc covered with thick plastic sheeting so they can be closed.

Summer has arrived

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 20:17

Lovely pictures

Foxgloves

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 19:42

I've got a white or peach one that is showing signs of buds, but not much else.

Hadn't thought that some of them might not flower....... I take it they will flower next? I grew loads of white and peach ones last year will have to take a closer look at them. I would say so nut...........sounds like to the plant it's not worth flowering and setting seed so late in the year. Seen some Lupin buds coming through, didn't think I see them before the foxglvoes

That looks a lovely spot Dove

New Plants, New Seeds- Ragged Robin & Sweet Rocket

Posted: 05/06/2013 at 20:48

Thought I'd update this as I'm so pleased with them, well worth the wait

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/24849.jpg?width=221&height=350&mode=max

 

I have a mini forest of them, been using them for cut flowers as wellCollected seed off the ragged robin and now have loads of new ones, which are flowering.

Growing from seed is great

 

Advise please

Posted: 05/06/2013 at 20:03

I've started growing herbs for the first time, I've got some some sage and tarragon in a raised bed with loads of drainage and some mint in a pot. It's been great fun already going out and picking the mint to make my own mint sauce

Pics of wild flower verges along roads

Posted: 05/06/2013 at 19:36

Hi Fairygirl, this was more recent...........might have been countryfile

I was wondering if the daisies were ox eyed and what the yellow ones were?

Discussions started by hollie hock

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? 
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Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 22:34

New garden

Some pictures 
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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 22:04

Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
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Last Post: 07/02/2014 at 20:09

Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
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Last Post: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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Last Post: 13/10/2013 at 17:34

Budelia

quick question 
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Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 10:56

Caterpillars

What are these? 
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Last Post: 14/09/2013 at 21:28

Website

Site really slow 
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Last Post: 23/09/2013 at 16:30

What are these

Latest bargains 
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Last Post: 07/07/2013 at 23:15

Another bee question

Nesting in floor of old shed 
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Last Post: 04/07/2013 at 17:27
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