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Succulents advise

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 13:34

Hi guys,

im planning on converting my old children's sandpit into a a succulent/cacti garden. It currently is full of nothing but sand. So how much soil should I mix in? Can our wet climate overwater them? And can a bad winter kill them off?

cheers

Jo

Cactus or.....,....

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 20:40

Well I either have to bring them in during winter or go for something else. What about succulents?

Cactus or.....,....

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 19:18

Hi guys,

So, I have a window box in a shaded area that I want to put some plants in that don't need much attention and will do something interesting all year round. Do you think I could get away with a cactus or two? Or should I be looking at something else?

cheers

Jo

Suggestions please

Posted: 11/05/2013 at 10:55

As usual you guys have come up trumps. For an amateur gardener this forum is a wonderful resource. Thank you all.

Suggestions please

Posted: 11/05/2013 at 08:21

Hi guys,

So, I have a lot of shady areas under trees in my driveway and I want to plant a variety of plants that will look good throughout the year and help keep the weeds at bay.

My soil has a lot of clay.

Any suggestions?

Cheers

Jo

Plant pot problem

Posted: 06/05/2013 at 18:09

Thanks guys.

I think I might have a go at making a wooden planter. I've always fancied giving it a go.

Plant pot problem

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 12:49

Hi guys,

I want to put a plant pot around the base of a wooden pole I have in the garden but I can't take the pole out first. So I need either a pot that splits so I can wrap it around or a design of, possibly, a wooden one I can make. Any ideas?

 

Cheers

Jo

Plant identification please

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 09:45

That's great guys thank you. I'm going to thin them out a bit and maybe put them under some trees in the drive way.

Plant identification please

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 09:15

Hi guys,

I have two plants that are taking over in my garden but I don't know what they are.

Can you help me?

 

Thanks

Jo

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Plant identification please

Posted: 18/04/2013 at 15:45
Thanks guys.

Discussions started by Jo Stephenson

What is this?

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Stephanandra incisa Crispa taking over

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Plant ID please

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Ants

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Plant ID please

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Succulents advise

How much soil do I need? 
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Cactus or.....,....

Can I grow cactus in the shade? 
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Suggestions please

Need some plants for a shady area 
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Plant pot problem

Need a plant pot that comes apart. 
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Plant identification please

Plant or weed 
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Plant identification please

Can you tell me what it is please? 
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Grape vine

When can I cut it back? 
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Digging problem

Hard soil I can't get a spade through 
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Soil disposal

What should I do with old soil? 
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