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Latest posts by Mattbeer87

August replanting in terrace pot

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 21:21

Plant some Violas now, they will flower right through until next May with a bit of care ^^

Monster Marigolds!

Posted: 16/08/2015 at 21:09

Why did you pull it up o_o

They look great, wish mine grew like that.

Flowering and day length - streetlights?

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 22:53

Streetlights dont emit UV. I cant see this having any impact on flowering.

What will simply not thrive for you....

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 20:31

Oh yeah and Crocosmia grows like a weed here, it grows even where its been dumped from someones garden.

What will simply not thrive for you....

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 20:29

I have to be honest, I dont think theres anything that wont grow for me.

I have given up on Lupins this year as they just get terrible Mildew and attacked by snails after flowering.

Improved Clay soil seems to be brilliant for plants.

Funky pot of Lavender advice please ..

Posted: 11/08/2015 at 11:02

The biggest ones were planted in May 2012

Funky pot of Lavender advice please ..

Posted: 11/08/2015 at 10:39


Funky pot of Lavender advice please ..

Posted: 11/08/2015 at 10:38

I only prune once per year, and my Lavenders are fully grown but dont look the slightest bit woody.

I prune right after flowering, taking off all the flowers and about an inch or 2 of new growth.

Works a treat.


Echi what?

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 20:23

Yes they are wonderful, there are some that are more yellow on the outside too.

But I like the chocolately centre of this 1. I do love late summer Daisies.

They do seem quite thirsty during the Summer, but dont let them sit in water during the Winter, it will rot them away.

Echi what?

Posted: 10/08/2015 at 19:08

I couldnt resist.

£8 later I got this



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