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Latest posts by hollie hock

Butterflies

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 14:19

I saw my first butterfly yesterday, but not for long

Red hot poker problem

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 14:13

I find them hardy here, if it looks like it's got new growth coming through I would cut off the dead leaves to allow light to get in.

I got a small one last year and split it into three

Red hot poker problem

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 13:48

Do you have any green growth? I'd be tempted to cut off the dying leaves

When will I learn?

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 13:14

I sowed a whole packet of snapdragon seeds in to 2 small trays last year and  I had 100s of them  I swear it looked like  every single one had germainated.

Not had a go and collecting seeds, do you just leave the seed pods dry on the stems......a bit like foxgloves?

Some of last years plants are still alive here as well Bob. Also the annual scabioius sown last year

 

SWALLOWS

Posted: 20/04/2013 at 22:20

They've been seen here as well

Lupins

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 22:38

They are lovely plants, one of mine was a root from Wilkinsons. The cuttings I've taken are doing well. 

Lupins

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 21:53

Great news Lorraine seems like they definately prefer an outside sowing and earlier than I thought.  Do you know what colour they are going to be?

 

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 20:59

I'm happy that the sun is predicted to shine here tomorrow today so will be sowing seeds and I've seen a delphinium pop up in a bed as a complete surprise.

What's eating my seedlings?!

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 20:12

I go for slugs and snails too, I've had similar things happen last year to mine. They can really do a lot of damage to young seedlings

just a lil' update

Posted: 18/04/2013 at 21:54

Always good to see pics David. Petunias look really healthy, I grow a lot of stuff in cold frames.

Discussions started by hollie hock

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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Last Post: 30/09/2013 at 10:56

Caterpillars

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

Website

Site really slow 
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Last Post: 23/09/2013 at 16:30

What are these

Latest bargains 
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Last Post: 07/07/2013 at 23:15

Another bee question

Nesting in floor of old shed 
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Last Post: 04/07/2013 at 17:27
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