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Chinese foxgloves

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 17:50

Hi Lou 12, maybe you would like to offer any spare seeds on the seed swap thread? Please, please!!!

Hydrangea colour issue

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 17:47

You may find, like my pink or white ones, that over a few years they turn to a dirty lilac, then almost purple then blue.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 17:44

Oh yes Cathy, done that, apart from the dog and did she moan all the way through the process.

I am trying to get another snail , they are really tiny as babies, not as big as a small one in the garden, but mine grew to have a footprint the size of my hand.

dont worry Fishy, I do the same in the garden, just not the same as the pet one.

Chinese foxgloves

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 16:17

It's very pretty, does it grow from seed I wonder?

Use of a Propagator

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 16:15

They will all root very well on a window sill or greenhouse bench, they don't need a propagator.

they will rot if it's damp.


Posted: 15/07/2015 at 16:13

Someone didn't do their weeding sooner, I wouldn't think it was giant hogweed, you wouldn't leave that to grow in the veg patch.


Posted: 15/07/2015 at 16:07

I repot anything anytime I need to.

they are tough plants, but can't say what size pot because I don't know how big the plant is.

i have some in small pots, totally neglected, never watered through the summer, that I did from cuttings a couple of years ago, they don't seem fussy so put in any pot you fancy. As long as its got plenty of growing room.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 16:03

Oh Cathy, I can relate to everything you said there. My mum died in March, I kept her at home but it was very difficult, mainly trying to get help from the services, I finally got someone to come and sit with her through the night on the very day she died.

dad is 92 and so far very well, I am dreading it next time round as I expect you are.

as for the Potentillia, rabbits chewed all mine down last night together with a whole row of perennial Gaillardia grown from seeds. 

I don't know why my ipad won't do a capital letter at the start of a new sentence!

thanks Katherine, he was old so to be expected.

Harvesting seeds

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 15:56

yes..and they will go black, then they are ready for picking.

i don't know how many you need to grow but you will get hundreds from a couple of those pods, so if you want to cut the others off, that's ok.

Off with their heads! Runner beans

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 15:48

Bees do that, clean off from the back of the flower.

not lack of water.

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How pretty!

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anyone have one of these?

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