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clematis

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 18:49

Actually yes, I do recall sprinkling sone clematis food around the soil. I shall have to remember to do the same this year. 

clematis

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 18:42

Thanks GG. It really performed well last year and surprised me with the amount of flowers. Thou it had spent the previous 2 years in a pot being moved aroun my garden. Im hoping now that it has settled that it will do just as well or better this year.

Sunflower recommendation?

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 18:31

lilylouise, I received your parcel today and Ive sent you a private message. Many thanks

Plants for complete shaded areas

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 18:30

Hostas should grow well in shade.

clematis

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 18:05

Im not sure about how well they attreact bees, but heres a photo of one of my favourite Clematis called Dr Ruppel growing over my archway. I love its colour ....

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/file_zps37424126.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/file_zps0fbe0229.jpg

 

 

Sunflower recommendation?

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 13:12

Vincents Mixture look good, thanks.

Online seed suppliers?

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 22:10

Many thanks for the suggestions, I'll have a look at them all and get some orders placed. 

Online seed suppliers?

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 20:14

Ive been spending the evening browsing the usual well known seed suppliers (Thompson Morgan, Fothergills etc) in preperation for placing orders for this years flower seeds.

But do any of you have a favourite online seed supplier that you would recommend? I'd rather support one of the smaller companies if possible.

Sunflower recommendation?

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 19:53

Well thats a very kind offer lilylouise, and is very much appreciated .

And Valentine does look a lovely colour doesnt it. I shall message you my address.

Thank you.

Sunflower recommendation?

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 19:18

Each year me and my little boy plant giant sunflower seeds and compete to see who can grow the tallest (he always wins!).

This year I'd also like to plant a couple of alternate varieties as well, perhaps something a different colour. Can anyone recommend any varieties that have grown well for them please?

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