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Nematode Warfare

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 14:13

no idea! I am hoping the brown, as that is what I have...I bought some stuff from nemesys and it's coming son - will check what it says on pack and let you know

good wildflowers for low Victorian garden wall?

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 12:15

PS: I like the idea o seed bombs and even modules, but the gaps in my wall are very very small and the best I can achieve is to push a little soil into them here and there, but I doubt a larger plug would fit. That's why I was looking for good self-seeders and plants which have seeds that like to be scattered on thr surface and don't need much soil at all...thank you all for your ideas! figrat, I have loads of snails and slugs in my garden, so will bear that in mind!

good wildflowers for low Victorian garden wall?

Posted: 21/05/2012 at 09:30

thanks figrat! hadn't thought of forget me nots...great idea.

good wildflowers for low Victorian garden wall?

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 22:01

ok - have bought my Erigeron seeds - thanks D have you had any luck sowing them directly into a wall or do I need to germinate them inside first?

burhinus - I have nicked a piece of toadflax from a front garden but it didn't take, unfortunately...then I tried sowing seeds directly into some soil I had scattered in the gaps of my wall - but nothing germinated (wish I'd had Alina's advice earlier!) ...would love to find a place which sells small plants already in pots, but have yet to find this...I would love to cover my wall in Toadflax as I think it's beautiful too.

Small shed

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 20:19

Have you tried I got mine there and they have lots of smaller sheds.

good wildflowers for low Victorian garden wall?

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 20:15

thanks Daintiness - never heard of it but about to Google

good wildflowers for low Victorian garden wall?

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 21:26

Of course...too dry - hadn't thought of that with all the rain we've had, but I guess that only applies when the plants are actually out. Thanks Alina - will try Aubretia too.

Nematode Warfare

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 21:25

thanks Alina & Bob 

What are these two plants

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 20:51

I have no idea if this helps you if your plant isn't a wildflower, but I found this great site the other day when looking for the name of toadflax...

good wildflowers for low Victorian garden wall?

Posted: 19/05/2012 at 20:48

I have inherited a lovely, 3 ft high Victorian garden wall - it's lovely and rough, with moss growing here and there. Have transplanted some sedum cuttings onto it, which are taking well, but wanted to know if anyone has any other tips for good, smallish wall plants which are native and also growable directly into the wall from seed? I have sprinkled some toadflax (Cymbalaria Muralis) around, but no sign of any shoots yet. Did I do something wrong? Any other good seeds to try? Thanks!

Discussions started by Jess is in the Garden

Thalictrum needs a boost

Will it re flower if I deadhead or more? 
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Erodium Bishops Form

Has never re-flowered :-( 
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Plant. ID please!

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Garden design courses

The best of the crop. 
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pests ID needed please!

Rudbeckia, Hebe, Rosemary and Marjoram 
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Never flowered... 
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Dwarf apple tree

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Dwarf acer palmatum dissectum

Do they usually flower? 
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tools I no longer need

where can I sell them? 
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indoor palm

listless and poorly... 
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Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 16:41

Buying ladybirds or larvae?

A big con or good?! 
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Last Post: 06/03/2014 at 14:52

Met52 bio control for vine weevil

Not available to buy! 
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Plant ID please

a present  
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Last Post: 03/03/2014 at 12:46

Nemasys Vine Weevil Nematodes

Is it too early to use them in the garden now? 
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Last Post: 16/02/2014 at 23:26
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