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Latest posts by punkdoc

Hosta care

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 21:40

I think that they all prefer moist soil, but some are tougher and more able to tolerate drier conditions.

Some do cope better than others with sun. The paler the leaves the more shade they like.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 21:33

Sorry OL played 1 won 1, champions form.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 21:29

P1W1. It wont get any better.

Fine thanks OL, cant keep up with Morning forkers, so am lurking on other threads.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 21:25

COYS

turning air into soluble nitrate to feed garden??

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 21:19

I think that if it did work you would find that in certain States in the USA, where nearly all rain storms are accompanied by lightening they would be producing the fertilisers for the rest of the world.

Secondly the cost of copper would far outweigh a lifetimes worth of fertiliser.

Nice idea though.

Verbena bonariensis

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 13:32

Yes, the shoots coming off from the leaf axils can be used for cuttings.

Something to plant now for the kid

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 10:49

Some Spring flowering bulbs might be nice, if she can wait that long to see the flowers. Daffs. can be planted  now.

Plants to attract wild life in a shady concrete courtyard

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 09:53

I think Fg. has a good idea with Buddleia. It is for a good reason they are known as the butterfly bush, and there are now a number of dwarf cultivars.

Potted plants for winter?

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 11:32

Ornamental cabbages. Some people hate the look of them, but I find them attractive, and they change colour with the frosts.

Planting colour under rhododendrons

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 11:29

Steephill  is right. Rhodes leaves contain a substance that inhibits growth of nearby plants.

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Chelsea wish list

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Multipurpose potting compost

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Ruscus aculeatus

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Wishes and resolutions

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New TV programme

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What new flower seeds are you going to grow in 2014

new seeds for next year 
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MD in current GW

 
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Last Post: 26/07/2013 at 21:22

Good idea?

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Last Post: 30/05/2013 at 15:44

Seed Companies

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They are back

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Last Post: 08/05/2013 at 22:20

About to snuff it?

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Last Post: 12/04/2013 at 16:07

an experiment

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Last Post: 11/04/2013 at 14:54

Something better change [ and it has ]

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Count your blessings

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postal offer

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