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Latest posts by Lyn

Anyone good with onions?

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 19:33

It doesnt look like its out in flower yet.

Fruit from pips

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 11:07

The apple needs to be grafted, no fruit from a pip

 Dont know about oranges, didnt think it was warm enough in this country.

sweet pea problem

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 10:56

Mine the same, be ok with this rain we are getting now.

Thank you for your message.

Another ID

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 10:36

It would benefit from having the top bit of growth pinched out to the next set of leaves.

Cheap alternative for basket / trough liners?

Posted: 27/06/2014 at 10:34

I use compost bags as well.  Dont make the drain holes in the bottom, make them about 2inches up, that way the bag will hold some water in a drought.

Fuschia Cutting's

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 23:30

I think they are best put in water on the windowsill later in the year, try September. I usually do 200 or so, all take well but not in the hot weather.

sweet pea problem

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 23:25

I am also in Devon, had similar problem, I think its been to hot they need gallons of water, thats all. Rain, heavy and thunder due for the next unforseeable future, they will be ok then.


Stachys Byzantina, Lambs Ears

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 23:21

My daughter grows this purposely so that the children she looks after can stroke it, never had a problem.

What is my plant

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 23:16

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Posted: 25/06/2014 at 18:39

I have never overwintered an annual cosmos but you do overwinter the Chocolate one, its a perennial.

Discussions started by Lyn

Common. milkweed

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New pond

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Royal Cornwall show and WW1.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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would anyone know what this is please.

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This is what happens when.....

Tomato plants 
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pepper plants

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extra nitrogen

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planting on verge.

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unwins catalogue

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Advent prizes

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ground for runner beans

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My best buy of the year

Lobelia Richardii 
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Any one know what this is?

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