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the person about the 30m tree - WOW, that's HUGE!! Another small tree that we planted a year ago in our North-West facing garden on top of a very windy hill is the Caragana arborescens or Siberian Pea Tree. The description says that it "can grow up to 6
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.There's something really inspiring about setting yourself up with seed trays, pots, compost and a big box of seeds indoors, as the rain lashes against the window pane.I like to sow seed of a few plants indoors. Tender crops, such as courgettes and butternut squashes
miscanthus and imperata, several Japanese maples in large pots, a striking Hosta nigrescens, and a nicely clipped box ball, to name but a few. All have their place, growing and changing as the year progresses.Of course I have pots of flowers, too, but it
of the most successful ways to get our plants growing and also to help new gardeners get off to a good start! Have you seen this thread? http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/the-potting-shed/seeds-are-up/70240.html Or this one http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/the-potting-shed/growing
the letterbox of all our near neighbours, asking them for all their, appropriate, organic waste and they've really come up trumps!! We are getting a large box full every 3/4 days.Maybe an idea for others to try?Can't wait to get growing this year. Best wishes
to grow this spendid plant in small window boxes!!! I am wondering if I need to change the soil type, as it is just the all purpose kind you can buy anywhere.
and budget. Not a weeping willow. Far, far too big. What about a standard (not a rose) I've just planted a standard holly 'Blue Angel' that has loads of berries and would complement your box.http://www.jparkers.co.uk/plant-0001847/holly-blue-angel/ You do
tubes or egg boxes. The card tubes from the centre of kitchen foil or paper towel are ideal for sowing deep-rooting seeds.Rest the pots in trays of damp compost. This ensures the paper always remains moist, allowing roots to grow through the sides.
to the great value seeds offer.Your creativity needn't be constrained by limited space. Crops can be grown in the tiniest area: in patio pots, baskets, window boxes, or even on a windowsill. The more space you have the more you can grow, and while few of us can