hollie hock

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Stanley has a mate!!

Posted: 16/12/2015 at 18:23

They are lovely pieces. I would move them, don't take the risk and yes I think the fawns might have a new home already

Talkback: Clearing out the cold frame

Posted: 15/12/2015 at 18:04

Home made cold frames are they best, can save you a fortune

Strictly is back!

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 20:15

Me too , shame Anita won't be in the final

Daffodils are sprouting too early!

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 11:45

Not ever seen Daffs in December Posy! A lot of mine have popping up through the soil, a peek at things to come.

Just been out now and notice that some anemone bulbs have sprouted and grown in their packet, obviously forgotten and left outside for a while

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 11:42

Good pictures Chicky, I enjoyed looking at the year gone by. Still amazes me how things change over the year. I like the large white blooms at the back.

When/where to sow

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 11:17

Although it's tempting I'd leave off sowing at this time of year particulary if you are thinking of starting things off indoors. There's not enough light and yes one packet of seeds can produce a lot of plants!

I would imagine those packets that say sow now or in Jan mean indoor sowing or heated greenhouse. A few years ago I had great success with snapdragons sown in Jan/Feb started indoors and then moved out side. I think the secret of their success was that the winter that year was so mild with plenty of sunshine.

I have a few coldframes or sturdy plastic greenhouses which are great for protecting small plants against the worst of the weather.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 10:38

Enjoyed the show last night, great dances. Think Katie should be the one to go tonight

A special visitor

Posted: 05/12/2015 at 19:35

Never seen one of these before, gosh it really stands out

Gardening Vices ......

Posted: 05/12/2015 at 16:12

Sedum Autumn joy

Posted: 05/12/2015 at 16:11

I hoping to offer the same hospitality next year  Jo

Discussions started by hollie hock

Cut down Clematis by mistake

What's the chances of it growing back? 
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Mother in law tongue

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What type, must have scent? 
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Sedum help please

Which spot is best? 
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New shoots

Worth keeping? 
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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?

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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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Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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Jacobs Ladder

Do they die back? 
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What is this going to be?

Brown hairy caterpillar 
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