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Latest posts by hollie hock

Spring visitors.

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 20:47

Great news soon it will be the swifts

Germination of some wildflowers

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 20:42

I've sowed some corncockles for the first time this year. Mine were sown into seed trays in a cold frame though and not directly into the ground.

Compost bins - tips welcome!

Posted: 13/04/2013 at 21:34

I've got a darlek one as I don't have a lot of space. Did get some compost out of it last year. It's in a sunny spot and I put a mixture of paper, veg scraps and garden waste into it.

Planting aubretia in cracks in sleepers

Posted: 13/04/2013 at 20:14

Been growing aubrietta over a wall. If you cut it back hard after flowering it will really spread

Perennial wallflower

Posted: 13/04/2013 at 20:06

I've taken cuttings here and hoping for the best. Picked mine up from a market last year and they grew into lovely shrubs

Perennial wallflower

Posted: 13/04/2013 at 19:44

Got a couple of the bowles mauve type, bought them from a market last year.They have flowered their socks off for about 9 months, grew into lovely shrubs. Not looking so great now. I've got the purple coloured leaves and the buds on mine as well. I've hastily taken some cuttings, if they don't take I will definatley get some more and have a go at taking some cuttings next year

 

My Posts

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 22:20

Good news, I don't do the email thing so always use this. It's a shame that you can't go back farther than the last 100 posts

primrose attack

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 22:09

My primoses remain in tact and there's a few sparrows, it's the crocus that I find nipped off here

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 21:57

I'm happy that the smell of Spring is the air, the daffs are finally opening and  the grape hyacinths are popping up.

purple loosestrife and ragged robin

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 20:21

Hi Peter, I got a ragged robin plant last year and it seemed to do ok in a heavy clay soil which is in partial shade so doesn't really dry out. I collected the seeds and have some more new plants planted in different parts of  the garden.Not sure how they are going to perform though.

Discussions started by hollie hock

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: 12/04/2014 at 21:59

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

Seedling Id

What is this? 
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Last Post: 20/06/2013 at 18:20

Plant Id please

Blue/Green leaves and flowers 
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Last Post: 10/06/2013 at 20:58

Foxgloves

Anybody got them in flower? 
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Last Post: 06/06/2013 at 22:31

My posts

Not working 
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