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ID please!

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 23:12

Hi Snoodle

Uninspiring. a good description

Growing aquilegia from seed

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 23:11

Carrie Thomas (Touchwood Aquilegias) says sow them in a cold GH in January. I had total success with that. 

Also had total success with sowing as soon as ripe, sometimes they germinate very quickly and are small plants by winter. Sometimes they germinate in spring.

 

Plant ID - post questions for GW Magazine

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 14:22

Bob has taken a bit of stick for this one on the other thread he started gran 

I spend hours rescuing mine, especially C. coum, I haven't got as many of those yet

seed sowing for next year

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 14:04

Chaos? us? surely not

i haven't decided yet.  I'll have to look at a few lists and see what I'd like.

A couple of something I've never heard off would be good.

Talkback: How to choose secateurs

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 08:36

My tools have a hard life of use and abuse and the potential for being lost in the undergrowth. .I have some nice ones, unbranded, inexpensive, that OH found in the Screwfix catalogue last year. 

Lawn weed

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 08:24

creeping buttercup?

Lawn weed

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 08:19

any particular lawn weed flumpy?

What's causing this?

Posted: 14/08/2014 at 22:49

To me it looks more like a digging out rather than a pushing up.

Rabbit, rat?

Creating a Wildflower meadow garden.

Posted: 14/08/2014 at 22:15

These two companies do a seed mix for clay soils

http://www.meadowmania.co.uk/wild-flower-meadow/wild-flower-seed-mixes.htm

http://www.reallywildflowers.co.uk/products-page/wildflower-seed-mixes/

 

Hints from the RHS,    https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=436

I don't know of any books. Christopher Lloyd wrote one called Meadow Gardens, or something similar, but it's all photos and descriptions and very little and confusing advice. Not one of his best, I usually love Christopher Lloyd books.

 

 

perenial seeds

Posted: 14/08/2014 at 21:52

Dazed and confused, that sounds familiar

I use a mix of John Innes seed compost, multi-purpose and grit for the winter sown seed.

The mix lets me feel I've created it myself but it does do the job. I don't have many failures

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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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should be an arisaema

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