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propagation boasts and failures

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 20:03

Always thought that you had to choose a non flowering stem, which can be a bit hard to find on these plants. The two I have are flowering again, bit woody so will be worth a go. Thanks for tip re the leaf joint

Clematis montana to cover a 5' high fence

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 19:23

I inherited a montana rubens, think all of them grow into big plants, but really easy to keep in check or train where you want them to go. Mine started out on the shed has now covered a trellis and is inching it's way across the fence

bee flies

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 19:12

I've seen a fair few here as well, more than I remember last year. I think they are lovely, really enjoy watching them feeding on the flowers

Sting in the Tale

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 19:09

Managed to catch one episode, thanks for the link

propagation boasts and failures

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 18:57

Hi cotty, managed to propagate clementis last year and have now  planted the first one out in the garden. Taken some Lupin cuttings also a few weeks ago and so far they look ok. Just by chance stuck some catmint/nepata stem in some water and it's rooting.

Want to do more cuttings this year, bowles mauve is one of them

 

 

Does anyone else..........

Posted: 07/05/2013 at 18:42

Your are not alone, I chop up large leaves like caulis and sometimes chop up the ends of carrots,parsnips etc. I often rip up bits of paper and cardboard as well.

broken pot

Posted: 06/05/2013 at 21:22

that's brilliant, will have a look

broken pot

Posted: 06/05/2013 at 21:13

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 06/05/2013 at 21:10

Loads of space do stuff with Fairygirl Matty, really like the curvy beds, what have you got going in them?

The castle was amazing, a really special place

broken pot

Posted: 06/05/2013 at 20:58

There's been a few breakages here lately....... try no nails, it's not water proof but will work for a while. Messy stuff but when it's set you can wipe off the residue

Discussions started by hollie hock

Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
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Pickled Eggs

Advice needed 
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Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:26

Couple of Ids please

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

Cuttings

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

Is this a Clematis?

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

Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:22

Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
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Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 22:34

New garden

Some pictures 
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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 22:04

Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
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Last Post: 07/02/2014 at 20:09

Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
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Last Post: 20/10/2013 at 21:35

Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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Last Post: 13/10/2013 at 17:34

Budelia

quick question 
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Caterpillars

What are these? 
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Last Post: 14/09/2013 at 21:28

Website

Site really slow 
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What are these

Latest bargains 
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