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hollie hock


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Do ALL tall(ish) plants need supporting?

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 21:46

None of mine are staked, again. They were looking ok but don't think that will last

old compost

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 21:44

I'd mix it with a bit of the new stuff, I always like to try and eeek out my compost.

I've got a similar planter Fishy, sometimes the self sown things work the best

wallflowers

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 21:07

Think you're  right there nut. I've still got one of my cloth of gold from a couple of years ago, this will be it's last year once I have had a few seeds

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 21:04

Fabulous pictures of everyones gardens, really enjoyed seeing all the wonderful colour. Thanks for posting

Wintersong, really lovely space. The plants look amazing.What is the large blue clump at the back in pic with the doggie?

 

wallflowers

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 20:31

Sounds like you have the biennual ones which will set seed after they flower. I sometimes dead head for extra flowers. Leave the seed pods til they are brown and then resow.

I have the perennial type Bowles Mauve, the leaves are slightly different in shape and colour and it has a distinctive stem of purple flowers. Really lovely plant, can get quite big and shrubby if you trim off the flowers stems. It also flowers all year round and you can easily  take cuttings

wallflower seeds

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 20:55

I grew some lovely yellow Cloth of Gold a few years ago, still got one straggler flowering now

Plant/Weed/Wild flower? ID

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 20:52

I really like vetches, very pretty

Autumn nectar sources for bees and etc?

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 19:51

I'm just started to plant my garden and I'm trying to achieve the same thing as you ecokid. I've had long flowering rudebekias and scabious that flowered in October.

I like the look of the asters I've not grown them before. I've got some small seedlings of Bee balm which I think is an aster

wallflower seeds

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 19:44

Seedaholic stock a nice selection of those mentioned. I got some Fire king? and some purple ones a few weeks ago.

Really like this company, quick, the package is minimal but useful. I've found good germination rates with what ever I bought from them

Next weeks forecast

Posted: 31/05/2015 at 19:34

Bring on the sunshine

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: 23/05/2016 at 20:04

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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