hollie hock


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Seed swap

Posted: 06/07/2015 at 08:55

Hi Lyn, I'm just starting to collect some seeds.

I will have some ragged robin seeds soon, they are tiny so quantity won't be much. I done this before and they have germinated well. They should be white ones.

Will also be collected some sweet williams as some are starting to go over.

Once I get round to sowing them I will have some wallflower Fire king and another pink type to offer

I'm looking for perennial insect friendly seeds. I've also started to grow houseplants again so any small off shoots of those would be good also.

 

is this a weed?

Posted: 06/07/2015 at 08:44

Yep I have this, it's an Inula, happily known in this household as false sunflower. Those fluffy bits open up into bright yellow flowers that the bees and butterflies love.

It does spread ( a lot) so you can just hack a bit off the roots to keep it in check

Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 05/07/2015 at 22:41

Very pretty flower patch Matty, amazing how quick things grow.

Not really planned but I have a surplus of Rudebekias so I have plonked them all in a raised bed, so will have a cutting bed full of them soon

Is this a bug or disease?

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 21:20

I've been out squeezing the leaves now, stops the plant looking so bald

Is this a bug or disease?

Posted: 01/07/2015 at 21:58

A few of my plants have this, didn't realise you could squash them inside I usually just take the leaf off

Forgive me Father, for I have sinned!

Posted: 01/07/2015 at 17:04

I inherited some of this in a past garden, managed to get rid of it by digging it up so hopefully you've got it all. I hate creeping buttercup too

Plant Id

Posted: 30/06/2015 at 22:01

Will be having a look when they seed here

sweet pea

Posted: 28/06/2015 at 09:44

I've not got any flowers yet but the plants are healthy and growing so they will come

What to plant?

Posted: 25/06/2015 at 21:49

You could grow one courgette plant although they can grow quite big. Radishes might be a good crop, quick growing and doesn't need to much space

What to plant?

Posted: 25/06/2015 at 21:45

You could grow courgettes in bit pots, I'm growing them this way

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