Latest posts by Rosie31

What are you planting in your pots and containers?

Posted: 05/06/2015 at 10:07

Gosh, I'm sooooooooooooo behind schedule!  Only done my tomato pots, the rest are empty. 

Tomato support

Posted: 04/06/2015 at 18:47

Waz, I'm sure they appreciate it. 


Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 04/06/2015 at 07:07

Charlie,  thank you so much!

Curly Tomatoes

Posted: 03/06/2015 at 00:10

Can you post a photo of the curled leaves? 

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 03/06/2015 at 00:08

Have sent you PM!  Thank you!

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 02/06/2015 at 21:54

Ooo, charlie, foxglove alba yes PLEASE! 

pinching out dahlias

Posted: 09/05/2015 at 20:58

My dahlia tubers are sprouting nicely in trays of compost in the greenhouse. Some are getting too tall and leggy for my liking, but I don't want to put them out in the flower beds yet.  If I pinch out the shoots at the tip (like I would with sweet-peas) will that help them bulk up rather than just getting taller?

Newly emerging plants or weeds??

Posted: 23/04/2015 at 13:45

First one looks like ivy to me. 

Dedicated to dogs

Posted: 22/04/2015 at 12:16

Pongo helps me by softening up my gardening gloves.  Whenever I put them down.  He is obviously very concerned that my hands are protected by lots of lovely dog drool.


Inspiration needed - small trees for large half cider barrels

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 16:17

I don't know if it would be happy in a barrel, but my all time favourite tree for year-round interest is an amelanchier.   Stunning white blossom in spring, nice black berries, wonderful autumn colour, and it keeps its shape quite nicely.

Someone more knowledgable than me will be able to say if a barrel would be Ok for it...

Discussions started by Rosie31

Cannas and dahlias going free

Excess plants free to a good home 
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Last Post: 08/10/2016 at 20:40

Direct sowing in clay soil - what flowers?

Help me choose some bomb-proof annuals to sow? 
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Last Post: 30/03/2016 at 18:38

"Climbing Geraniums" - cut them back?

What should I do with my climbing geraniums? 
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Last Post: 05/03/2016 at 20:08

Recommendation for heavy duty loppers please

I need a pair of loppers that will stand up to tough work! 
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Last Post: 23/01/2016 at 16:16

Amaryllis bulbs - advice please!

Will an amaryllis (hippeastrum) bulb last wrapped up for four weeks? 
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Last Post: 16/11/2015 at 12:18

Dahlias going free!

Would anyone like some dahlia tubers? 
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Last Post: 11/11/2015 at 13:25

Children's play area - help please!

Creating a zero-maintenance play and dining area for daughter 
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Last Post: 06/10/2015 at 23:16

pinching out dahlias

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Last Post: 12/05/2015 at 09:22

RHS Cardiff - what do you think?

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Last Post: 18/04/2015 at 16:26

Loosing my followed threads

Don't understand how to make sure I can 'follow' all the threads I'm contributing to 
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Last Post: 30/03/2015 at 18:04

Daphne is too big for her boots!

When and how to prune an overgrown daphne 
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Last Post: 21/02/2015 at 11:02

help with melons

how do i know when they are ready? 
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Last Post: 29/08/2014 at 18:10

Garden and Gardeners World back issues

What do you do with them? 
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Last Post: 31/07/2014 at 10:08

Suggestions please - shrubs for shade!

Shrubs for very shady, rocky bank 
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Last Post: 07/07/2014 at 16:20

Fast (annual?) climbers for instant effect... now?

Suggestions please to cover obelisks quickly! 
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Last Post: 15/06/2014 at 22:03
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