izzy8


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Honeysuckle 'Serotina'

Posted: 31/12/2013 at 10:07

I've tried a couple of times to grow them in a pot and after the first 2 yrs have been very disapointed with the result and have moved them to open ground. the roots fill the pot very quickly

Here I am complaining again.

Posted: 22/12/2013 at 22:37

very lucky here. trip switch has tripped a couple of times but no other problems

Xmas jokes

Posted: 22/12/2013 at 22:34

ho ho ho

What the heck - my purse isn't big enough - but one can dream

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 11:32

i bought 12mth gardeners world mags for just over £13 with some vouchers. I also buy wine with them. we wait till our favourite one is on offer then trade in the £5 vouchers into £10 ones and if you buy 6 bottles you get another 20% off again. Merry Christmas everone( literally)

Plant identification

Posted: 16/12/2013 at 14:36

definately not a Brugmansia. the first name I thought of was Cuphea but it's not that.

I've come across it before and can't remember the name

planting depth for roses

Posted: 09/12/2013 at 10:10

I always plant the graft below ground . what I've noticed is that I never have a problem with suckers. I did when I planted them above ground

Pulmonaria! :)

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 16:16

Chiltern seeds sell 2 varieties of seed. I good coloured blue is Blue Ensign and I think there is a very nice white but you'd have to buy these as plants

help monster

Posted: 04/12/2013 at 10:19

I've also taken out some Pyracanthas and ornamental quince. I'm trying to grow person friendly shrubs but definately can't do without my roses. Pyracantha should have a health and safety warning on them

pot growing

Posted: 04/12/2013 at 10:14

I don't see why not. this particular one likes to be kept damp but well drained and does well in a slightly shady spot. I've started collecting Euphorbias as there is one for every situation in the garden.  

Phygelius - growing question

Posted: 02/12/2013 at 10:10

I've just dug one out. As you said it spreads all over and I had very few flowers. maybe you should try punkdocs method and confine it to a pot. Some plants prefer to have their roots constricted.

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