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Violets

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 06:31

Lovely aren't they, Fishy? I planted some several years ago, now they come up all over the place, even in the lawn!

Suggestions re a suitable creeping plant

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 06:53

Hi Steve, have a look at this Taylor's Clematis page, it seems that this clematis should be no problem in a container, but you would have to put some kind of trellis on the wall for it to cling to. You could also contact them and as for more advice.

http://www.taylorsclematis.co.uk/clematis-landsdown-gem.html

 

Is this area ready for planting

Posted: 18/04/2014 at 16:44

I don't know what anyone else thinks, but it looks great and I would plant, plant, plant! Taller things at the back, medium in the middle, aubrietas and similar to hang over the stones would look fantastic. You've done so well with weeding, and I think any that come up now should be easy to remove. There will always be some weeds, that's life!

HELP! Rapidly growing plant / weed ??

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 04:28

Also check that it didn't come from under the fence from next door. If so, warn them to get rid of it, otherwise it might come back.

New gardener: Wall trough plant ideas

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 04:23

I would suggest pelargoniums (also commonly called geraniums), they are pretty drought tolerant and if you mix some vermiculite or water restoring gel crystals into the soil that should help. There are lots of lovely coloured pelargoniums, both upright and trailing.

What plant is this?

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 04:09

Definitely a Dieffenbachia, this site has some tips

http://www.summerhillgardencentre.co.uk/foliage-houseplant-dieffenbachia/

 

Exochorda The Bride

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 03:59

I don't know what Liz will say, but I would say let it loose. I think they are tied up like that so they don't get damaged during transportation and so they can fit more into the lorry!

Turtle99 and Magnolia.

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 03:56

Would a dose of Epsom salts help against the I and M deficiency, Mike?

Tomato Black Russian?

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 06:51

Well, I think 7 kg per plant is stretching it a bit, you'd have to have at least 7 full trusses on it which might put a bit of strain on the plant, but I guess it depends on how happy it is, so you'll just have to wait and see! Good luck!

Discussions started by SwissSue

Grasses

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Hellebores

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A rose by any other name ,,,,,,,,,,

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Silica cat litter instead of vermiculite

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Site is not working

The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it? 
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Harvesting Parsnips

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Overwintering Cannas

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