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Latest posts by nodlisab

Help Wallflowers

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 13:00

I grew them from seed, Planted them in a 12x12 square plastic pot in mp compost.The pot has a reservoir for water at the bottom,wonder if that could be why.

Help Wallflowers

Posted: 08/11/2014 at 11:18

I planted Wallflowers in a pot about 8 weeks ago and now the are collapsing from their roots,i have checked for vine weavil but there is no sign of them.Could it be they have been to wet?

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fuschia

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 11:20

Delta Sarah is my favourite hardy, always buy mine from Brookside Nursery, good quality and quite cheap.

Another Fuchsia question

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 08:30

Make sure you strip then of all the leaves and flowers, cut them back by about a third and repot them in new compost. The rust wont affect next years growth, if you can maintain them at a minimum of 5 degrees they will continue to put on new growth throughout the winter.

Water Butts STINK!

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 09:51

Is the smelly water detrimental to the plants or is the smell just annoying?

Fuchsia Rust

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 09:44

I grow at least 50 Fuchsias a year for baskets and this has been the worst year for rust that I can remember. Rust will not affect overwintering your plants.What I do every October is strip every plant of all its leaves and flowers and cut them back by about a third, I then remove them from the baskets and repot them individually.Provided they are kept above 5 degrees they will start to sprout new growth over the winter. Hope this helps.

The other side of Monty Don.

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 09:40
Jack the Misery wrote (see)

Monty is fine, the programme is OK, but seeing the ruddy dog all the time drives me bonkers. I like dogs, and Nigel's OK, but it's a gardening programme - please - not an indulgent dog cameo-corner. Enough. Beechgrove is a gigantic garden, with a swimming pool sized 'pond' and that's fair enough despite it has little in common with the hanky patches attached to modern dolls' houses And I've also had  enough with the dead box hedge. I just wait for the 'to do' list and enjoy the pretty pictures. It's aspirational with a genial host. I quite liked his jewellery in the 80's, shame it went bust.

Have to agree Jack,all he seems to do is dig stuff up and then plant more stuff,I think we all know how to do that.And the times he mentions that bloody box hedge is doing my head in.I now record it so I can miss out the boring bits which leaves about 10 minutes worth watching.

 

Can I make a bee hotel in tree trunk?

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 13:39

Thanks Pansyface, really helped. Will go ahead and try it.

Can I make a bee hotel in tree trunk?

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 09:57

I have an old conifer tree trunk and was wondering if I drilled holes in it would it be suitable for a bee hotel.

Worst year for rust

Posted: 16/09/2014 at 10:06

Every year I grow lots of Fuchsias for baskets but this year nearly every plant has been affected by rust, I have never known it so bad. Anyone else had this problem?

Discussions started by nodlisab

Block Paving

How to get rid of moss 
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Last Post: 19/11/2014 at 09:40

Help Wallflowers

seem to be rotting 
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Last Post: 08/11/2014 at 17:32

Can I make a bee hotel in tree trunk?

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Last Post: 30/09/2014 at 17:15

Worst year for rust

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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 21:19

Has lawn food killed my lawn

Lawn turned black 
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Last Post: 22/08/2014 at 14:15

Distorted Tomatoes

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Last Post: 22/07/2014 at 18:49

Whats eating my Tomatoes?

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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 22:18

Corn Cockle can kill?

Is it that let 
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Last Post: 16/07/2014 at 19:23

Great year for Fuchsias

My pics 
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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 15:52

Are these suckers

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Last Post: 27/06/2014 at 09:04

What to do with Conifer trunk

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Last Post: 21/06/2014 at 09:29

Fast growing evergreen shrub

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Last Post: 16/06/2014 at 15:07

Fuchsia ID please

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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 03:01

Is my conifer doomed

Will it recover? 
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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 05:49

Border problem

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Last Post: 17/05/2014 at 15:56
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