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Latest posts by hollie hock

Need help with different types of plants

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:42

I have a similar bed that I've been trying to plant up. Apart from Spring bulbs, I have found that my Lupins do ok as well as Aqueligias. Had some success with the perennial geraniums. Still looking for suitable plants that will flower in the Summer though as the bed can look a little bare at that time of year

What Is Going On With Site??

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:35

I have missed my latest post function, be good when it's back up and running. I've had some good advice and IDs of plants which I've gone and forgotten

sciatica

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:27

I had sciatica once, very painful indeed. Hope it eases off

Beechgrove Garden Goes National.

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:22

Missed it the first time round will look out for it on Sunday morning. Normally watch it on Iplayer so will be good to see it on the TV

Cut back kniphofia foliage?

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:03

I would cut off the brown dead/dying leaves.

GW and iplayer

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 21:12

Thanks for the link, missed one episode and  want to watch tonights again at some point.

Bee spotting

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 21:59

Seen a few pollinators out, they must be warming up

Lupins

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 18:00

One idea someone told me was if you think a Lupin is passed it's best, split it with a spade and replant in Spring. Haven't been brave enough to try it............yet, the large one without much growth might get this treatment, if it doesn't start growing.

Both my other large ones have got quite a bit of growth on them, some of the leaves are a bit damaged, don't think it's anything to worry about.

Will try a root this year Bunny as the purple one is absolutley stunning and would like another.  Not grown the dwarf types, are they annual or perennial?

Slugs and snails love the fresh young leaves, I use a one off dose of slug pellets if the small plant is being devoured, gives it time to grow a little. After that I don't use anything.

I love lupins

Lupins

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 09:14

One of my large ones isn't putting on much growth at the moment. i think even though they are perennials they might be shortlived only doing their best for a few years. I planted out a few little ones grown from seed before this cold weather hit. Seem to be doing ok.

 

MOB rants

Posted: 02/04/2013 at 21:02

Cotty.......... your ignorance and anger amazes me.  I love nature, wildlife, animals  and would never consider putting poison down to kill some ones pet. Shame on you.

 

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