hollie hock


Latest posts by hollie hock

Who still has bees?

Posted: 09/10/2015 at 11:49

Bees are still loving the Cosmos, what a sweet flower the bee orchids are

Overview of the summer season- How has your's been?

Posted: 09/10/2015 at 11:48

 Runners- rubbish, Courgettes rubbish, sweet corn rubbish

Beetroots did well. Definately a good year for Rudebekias and Cosmos, the latter being late flowering but looking lovely now

Foxgloves

Posted: 09/10/2015 at 11:44

I would give them ago, they are really tough. Just try and prevent the slugs and snails getting to them when they are small

Starting a flower or gardening business online

Posted: 09/10/2015 at 11:42

I've not sold plants online but I have in a local market. Prices have to be competative in this market place but still made a bit of cash and got rid of my surplus this way

Getting more wildlife into garden

Posted: 07/10/2015 at 19:01

Thanks Fairy, that does sound straight forward enough. OH thinks he got a jigsaw some where

Getting more wildlife into garden

Posted: 07/10/2015 at 18:26

Ha Has Dicemanc, I was imagining the same with those ramps I've had a hedgehog in the garden this year, the first one I've seen for years. Thanks treehugger you've inspired me to create some more gaps.

How is easy is it to cut a hole in fencing panels?

Next doors garden is full of brambles and bid weed a really good habitat for them I would think.

Identification and help to remove please

Posted: 07/10/2015 at 17:51

I would expect that you would have to do many repeat doses of weedkiller on these brambles. I don't really know the best way of getting rid, someone here will though

Lupin

Posted: 07/10/2015 at 17:47

I'd leave them until they go brown and store them in a paper bag until sowing time

Yes you can cut the bare stems down

Creeping buttercup

Posted: 05/10/2015 at 19:13

Dreadful stuff, probably the only thing I've used chemicals on. I would go for the easy option on this

Foxglove Seedlings

Posted: 05/10/2015 at 19:09

I found a couple self seeded the other day, no idea where they have come from. Have dug up and in pots for now, until I decide on a place. I planted some small ones earlier this year, they were tiny.........they look huge now, looking forward to seeing them next year

Discussions started by hollie hock

Honeysuckle

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?

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: 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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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
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