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Latest posts by hollie hock

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 19:44

I'm still happy as today an aubreitta that I bought for 50p last year and nervously cut back hard last year,  is starting to flower and the plant is is 3 times as big.

I'm really looking forward to the weekend as I will be sowing some annuals and watching the late spring show come out.

Seed swap

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 22:16

That looks stunning nut

Jet Stream finally moving up

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 22:04

Groovy maps, think I'm in for some rain and some sun on the weekend. Great the garden needs a drink and some sun

What has happened???

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 21:08

I am all for that

One for the ladies...

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 20:51

Not directly but did use a lot of essential oils in the past. Lavender was great for getting to sleep, couple of drops on the pillow, out for the count. Lemon grass was another favourite as an air freshener/cleanser. Stopted short of making elderflower wine last year as I'm sure I was going to collect cow parsley..................

 

Late winter cuttings - what next

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 20:02

Only starting out on the cuttings route myself. Might be that they are waiting for some warmth now there is some more daylight to really get them going. I've got seedlings that are not looking so good but hanging on in there. Are you able to gently have a look at the roots, if they are pot bound that might be the cause of poor health.

Think a lot of the garden centre ones are probably forced in some way which is why they look so good. 15 ones that have survived the winter sounds good to me

 

Jet Stream finally moving up

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 19:52

Sounds very good to me, please let it stay in the right place so we can have some sun this summer

Seed swap

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 19:45

Hi Bev,

I've got some pansies I've got some Special "early"mixed F1 or Swiss Giants Mixed.

I'd like the Ammi graceland, not heard of them before but they look interesting and I do like white in the garden

Seed swap

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 21:57

Will send them on to you Sam, thanks very much

All you experts I need help - germination techniques

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 21:45

 I'm finding the echinaceas and verbena quite tricky as well. Sowed both earlier in the year, got 3 echinecias up which are now the cold frame. Similar results last year with the echinaceas, but have at least one plant that is coming back through

A lot my scabious too has somehow managed to survive the winter, thinking they might even put on a show this year as well. Lots of green shoots coming up from the bottom of the plant

 

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New garden

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quick question 
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Website

Site really slow 
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Another bee question

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Plant Id please

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Foxgloves

Anybody got them in flower? 
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