London (change)
Today 18°C / 14°C
Tomorrow 15°C / 9°C

hollie hock

Latest posts by hollie hock

I will/I won't grow that again

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 21:36

Courgettes definatley, first time for any veg. Grew some wilkos seed in a couple of large containers, really enjoyed picking them. No mildew that I could see but I would have like a few more,  mange touts as well


Pumpkin carvings

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 21:22

Stacey, I love them, they are really good, like the witch one especially

forum gremlins

Posted: 26/09/2013 at 22:04

It's a shame things aren't working, Cltl and F5 makes no difference, neither does clearing one's history...........think I'm going to leave it for now and come back in a few days to see if things have improved...........I might be talking to myself, thats ok, I'm the one person that makes sense to me

Still got problems with Forum

Posted: 26/09/2013 at 21:58

The site isn't working properly, clicked on new discussions and this came up, no idea if this post will come up. I'll come back in a bit

Are your comments updating?

Posted: 26/09/2013 at 21:17

Tried it, didn't work, never mind. I'll come back when things are working


Posted: 26/09/2013 at 21:12

I have a tiny pond more like a ditch........... it been here for a couple of years and I don't know how they do it but toads arrived quickly.

Don't know if they came in with some smelly compost or they found their way in? The cats have brought some in (alive) so have just popped them in there. I don't see the toads very often but every few months I catch a glimpse.  Saw one in the flower beds a few months ago I go along with the theory that adding some water is the best way to increase the diversity of wildlife.

My ditch is in the worst probably place, under 2 beech trees, I do try and get some netting over it in the Autumn, other than that I leave it's probably got a bit of leak so in the summer months I do top it up a bit

I have made sure that there are steps to the water entrance so that any creature can find a way out

Are your comments updating?

Posted: 26/09/2013 at 19:08

Just tried clearing my history

Are your comments updating?

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 21:45

Ctrl + F5 doesn't work here

Perennials planting time

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 20:23

Hi, if your plants are of a good size I think now is a great time to plant out. The soil is warm and the weather is still mild, great for putting on roots in the ground for next year

seed share

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 20:09

Hello Gardengirl, I have loads of the false sunflowers, it will have to be the roots again as it's been cut back now. One thing I did this year was to cut a top off the plant, stuck in some compost and it grew !

This year again it attracted loads of insects and butterflies. I'm no expert but I think it might do better in the ground than in a pot. It seems to be a spreader, I dug out loads of it last year, but you wouldn't know that now!

The white campion has flowered this year  so am leaving it to self seed hopefully, and the honesty plants are coming on great, looking forward to seeing them flower next year. Been a bit amiss with the white mallow, just planted them out.........but if they have survived this far they will be fine.

Discussions started by hollie hock

Jacobs Ladder

Do they die back? 
Replies: 8    Views: 285
Last Post: 26/09/2015 at 11:45

What is this going to be?

Brown hairy caterpillar 
Replies: 9    Views: 305
Last Post: 06/09/2015 at 22:28


Any one grown it? 
Replies: 17    Views: 288
Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 23:44

So pleased

Hedgehog in garden :) 
Replies: 30    Views: 757
Last Post: 03/08/2015 at 20:06

Sowing perennial plants

Which ones can I do now? 
Replies: 5    Views: 302
Last Post: 12/07/2015 at 19:28

What are these?

Self sown flowers 
Replies: 7    Views: 391
Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 21:48

Birds foot trefoil

In lawns? 
Replies: 4    Views: 315
Last Post: 22/05/2015 at 23:16

Bowles Mauve

Too early for propagation? 
Replies: 9    Views: 370
Last Post: 19/06/2015 at 23:31

Any one planted out their runners?

Plants getting big 
Replies: 12    Views: 494
Last Post: 10/05/2015 at 22:43

Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
Replies: 24    Views: 805
Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 19:52

Pickled Eggs

Advice needed 
Replies: 9    Views: 661
Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:26

Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
Replies: 8    Views: 379
Last Post: 17/08/2014 at 20:27


How long to leave bag over them? 
Replies: 8    Views: 512
Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:19

Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
Replies: 32    Views: 1224
Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 09:58

Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
Replies: 8    Views: 511
Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:22
1 to 15 of 58 threads