hollie hock


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Vetch

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 21:48

That's what I like to hear. Next door destroy a lovely little wildlife corridor at the back so he could his install his oversized summer house and patio. Any extras I'll chuck back in there

Seeds

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 21:45

I tend to just use multi purpose compost which on the whole does the job really well. Sometimes it can just a little bit too heavy and form a thick crust if it dries out.  Others here use a seed sowing compost or maybe a mix of the two.

I grow a lot of plants from seed but each year different things do better than others. It's a great way of getting a lot of free plants

Vetch

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 21:35

I think the one I have must be the common and annual type, very pretty flowers. So they should in theory flower next year.

That would be great Fishy, thank you and nut I love that our plants get spread around here

If it's dry tomorrow will have a look at them and maybe pot up a few to each pot with a bit of stick to keep them up

 

Night Scented Stock

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 19:30

I've always had mixed result when sowing either in modules or sown direct. This year I bought some new seeds from seedaholic and they have been great, especially the ones that were direct sown.

I've always used the fothergails, wilkos, johnstone packets but I really noticed a difference with different seeds. I don't know but maybe these ones were fresher?

I hope you give them another go as the scent is amazing, the moths like it too

Vetch

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 19:16

Yes the seeds look the same. Will plant in a group on their own then I think, thanks

Moonlight runner beans

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 19:00

that's just not right.

Composters/Composting

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 18:19

I was pleased with the darlek type I had a few years ago, the only negative thing was  I had trouble turning it.

Would like to start composting again, but this time maybe one made out of pallets

BBC -entertainment or education?

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 18:14

Is it a rug making tool of some sort?

I like a bit of radio 4 myself. My TV has decided to limit my available choice to about 5 channels.Don't know why, no itv, channel 4, film 4 etc. I'm starting to see this as a sign just not to bother with it

Vetch

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 18:05

I'm not really sure nut, when I saw it it had purple flowers. I've looked online it looked like the common one I think. Can't really remember any more than that. The seeds were very round, dark and smooth.

Moonlight runner beans

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 18:01

Think my poor harvest is probably due a few factors, although the beans I have had were very tasty and there is some in the freezer. Fingers crossed will get some more.

 

 

 

 

Discussions started by hollie hock

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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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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