Latest posts by HyppyByker

Buying Pond Plants - which is best?

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 09:12

Wish I lived near you then!

Thanx for the advice on fertiliser - would you go plugs or more established plants?

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 07:20

Another glorious day in Cheshire and the rest of the week's lookng good so it might well be dahlia planting out time

Geum with red and yellow flowers on one plant

Posted: 22/05/2012 at 07:16

I have a fw yellow buds on my red geums which I thought would be turnng red as they aged but now I can hope they'll stay yellow!

Buying Pond Plants - which is best?

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 17:15

To stock the new pond last year I ordered a lot of plug plants of native species and have had very mixed results so I need some more plants this year.

Potted plants are expensive at £7 a go but would establish and give good cover quickly. 

Plugs are much cheaper but how do I give them the best start?

white bloches on pea leaves

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 17:10

If you've had any hailstorms recently they could be the culprit - I've got a similar thing on some plants and they appeared after hail

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 17:07

Glorious HOT sunshine all day in Cheshire!  Things arefrying in the greenhouse but not complaining

May In Your Garden

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 20:18

I'm Sky-less so iPlayer it will be

May In Your Garden

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 20:11

It says it's only on BBC2 Scotland so how do I see it?

Talkback: Cow parsley

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 20:03

I was thinking of putting some in my newly sown meadow (only a small area) becasue I love it so and for the wildlife but now I'm having second thoughts!  Might go with one of the cutivars mentioned instead

Garden arches planting - help needed

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 19:56

I can but dream of things to come  

Discussions started by HyppyByker

How to deal with Aneone nemerosa tubers

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Is it too late to plant colchiums?

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Should i reduce the tops on my potatoes?

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Can I put aphids in the compost bin?

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Last Post: 25/05/2017 at 20:37

Rescuing a poorly pond

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Last Post: 18/05/2017 at 15:17

What's this purple stuff

and can I put it on the compost heap? 
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Last Post: 06/08/2016 at 22:42

Why doesn't my philadelphus smell?

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Last Post: 26/06/2015 at 22:16

Can I use any leaves for leaf mould?

Such as crocosmia 
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Last Post: 02/11/2014 at 13:33

Should I thin the squash fruitlets?

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Last Post: 21/07/2014 at 18:54

Propagating vibernum bodnantense

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Using nettle & comfrey juice

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Last Post: 06/08/2012 at 08:54

Horsetail - Help!

not encountered this beast before 
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Last Post: 18/07/2012 at 10:17

Deutzia - should it stay or should it go now

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Last Post: 19/07/2012 at 23:05

White bugs infesting compost bin

What are they and how do I get rid of them? 
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Buying Pond Plants - which is best?

Plugs or potted plants? 
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