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Latest posts by SwissSue

plants needed for a hot raised bed

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 20:14

Have you considered painting it white?

Memory Lane Rose

Posted: 12/03/2015 at 07:34

This place sells them as cut roses 50cm long, you should be able to make cuttings from them, only problem is that they sell them in bunches of 20!

http://www.trianglenursery.co.uk/store/38930-rosa-gr-memory-lane

 

Nastursiums

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 07:46

Buddleia Buzz are best for pots, don't grow so big.

Dead heading snowdrops

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 12:22

I don't know about anyone else, Lulu, but I just let mine die down. I have found that by some "miracle" they have self-seeded themselves into various areas of the garden. Any that haven't landed in a suitable place I dig up and replant somewhere else.

So many varieties but what to choose?

Posted: 19/02/2015 at 10:31

Hi Dan, try googling "growing vegetables for beginners", here is one to go on with:

http://hub.suttons.co.uk/featured/complete-beginners-guide-to-growing-your-own-vegetables

Good luck and enjoy!

HARVESTED THE LAST OF THESE TODAY.

Posted: 16/02/2015 at 19:25

Wow, they are huge, should keep you going for a while, well done!

Paeonies

Posted: 15/02/2015 at 16:43

Hi Patsy F,

Have just googled it, found it on Claire Austin site, but seems to be out of stock at the moment. However, she has other lovely yellow ones. See here

https://www.claireaustin-hardyplants.co.uk/products/peony-bartzella

 

Back garden privacy

Posted: 14/02/2015 at 19:23

Much nicer and more compact than Leylandii is Thuja Smaragd, can be grown as tall as you want and needs no trimming.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/67459.jpg?width=600&height=350&mode=max

 

Remove box hedging?

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 11:59

Hi Steve,

I would dig out the rows of box between 2 beds and move them to the end of those beds, thus making one larger bed. Don't know if that makes sense, hard to describe without a drawing!

If you've got some electric hedge clippers the box borders shouldn't take too long to keep in shape, they are quite pretty.

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

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