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  1. BorderTerroir

    Nettles?

    There is one way to find out.... :th scifD36: :redx:
    There is one way to find out.... :th scifD36: :redx:
    There is one way to find out.... :th scifD36: :redx:
    There is one way to find out.... :th scifD36: :redx:
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  2. Jack Sparrow

    Creating an alpine shelf?

    Have you thought of using your shed roof for it?Some ideas.
    Have you thought of using your shed roof for it?Some ideas.
    Have you thought of using your shed roof for it?Some ideas.
    Have you thought of using your shed roof for it?Some ideas.
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  3. Whippet
    Like x 3

    Is this information true?

    Well, I am glad I opened this topic. A couple of days ago, one of the stems fell off. I was upset when it happened - even though I was expecting it. Goodness knows how I would have felt, if I...
    Well, I am glad I opened this topic. A couple of days ago, one of the stems fell off. I was upset when it happened - even though I was expecting it. Goodness knows how I would have felt, if I hadn't been warned. There are five new rosettes growing near where the other was previously.
    Well, I am glad I opened this topic. A couple of days ago, one of the stems fell off. I was upset when it happened - even though I was expecting it. Goodness knows how I would have felt, if I hadn't been warned. There are five new rosettes...
    Well, I am glad I opened this topic. A couple of days ago, one of the stems fell off. I was upset when it happened - even though I was expecting it. Goodness knows how I would have felt, if I...
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  4. Palustris

    Spotty Cotty

    I'd probably agree with you about Waterperry's display (although I haven't gone there on Saxifrage day) but he does know his saxifrages.The best guy, I've found personally, for buying...
    I'd probably agree with you about Waterperry's display (although I haven't gone there on Saxifrage day) but he does know his saxifrages.The best guy, I've found personally, for buying Saxifrages from is Dr. Steve Furness in the Alpine Plant Centre in Derbyshire. I still think the whole thing,...
    I'd probably agree with you about Waterperry's display (although I haven't gone there on Saxifrage day) but he does know his saxifrages.The best guy, I've found personally, for buying Saxifrages from is Dr. Steve Furness in the Alpine Plant...
    I'd probably agree with you about Waterperry's display (although I haven't gone there on Saxifrage day) but he does know his saxifrages.The best guy, I've found personally, for buying...
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  5. Palustris

    Silver Saxifrage info.

    Thanks. Did not look through the images. Sadly the Data allowance gets used up very quickly on images. Disappointingly that means the one I have labelled as it, is not, the flowers are pure white.
    Thanks. Did not look through the images. Sadly the Data allowance gets used up very quickly on images. Disappointingly that means the one I have labelled as it, is not, the flowers are pure white.
    Thanks. Did not look through the images. Sadly the Data allowance gets used up very quickly on images. Disappointingly that means the one I have labelled as it, is not, the flowers are pure white.
    Thanks. Did not look through the images. Sadly the Data allowance gets used up very quickly on images. Disappointingly that means the one I have labelled as it, is not, the flowers are pure white.
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  6. nightofjoy

    Rocky corner flowering plants

    OK so I've removed the large pot and put up a long hanging trough style basket on the railings which I'm going to fill at the weekend.It's now been a couple of months since we planted up our...
    OK so I've removed the large pot and put up a long hanging trough style basket on the railings which I'm going to fill at the weekend.It's now been a couple of months since we planted up our other baskets, which are now in full bloom, and I realise this is kind of late to be establishing a new...
    OK so I've removed the large pot and put up a long hanging trough style basket on the railings which I'm going to fill at the weekend.It's now been a couple of months since we planted up our other baskets, which are now in full bloom, and I...
    OK so I've removed the large pot and put up a long hanging trough style basket on the railings which I'm going to fill at the weekend.It's now been a couple of months since we planted up our...
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  7. martyn bromley

    Identification please

    @martyn bromley :youwelcome: hope you found the link useful, I know i did :snorky: ...it's a lovely plant so :thankyou: for drawing me attention to it....another for me want want want list :uh-oh: ...will it ever stop growing :heehee:
    @martyn bromley :youwelcome: hope you found the link useful, I know i did :snorky: ...it's a lovely plant so :thankyou: for drawing me attention to it....another for me want want want list :uh-oh: ...will it ever stop growing :heehee:
    @martyn bromley :youwelcome: hope you found the link useful, I know i did :snorky: ...it's a lovely plant so :thankyou: for drawing me attention to it....another for me want want want list :uh-oh: ...will it ever stop growing :heehee:
    @martyn bromley :youwelcome: hope you found the link useful, I know i did :snorky: ...it's a lovely plant so :thankyou: for drawing me attention to it....another for me want want want list :uh-oh: ...will it ever stop growing :heehee:
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  8. kindredspirit
    Like x 4

    Lovely video on Alpines.

    @martin-f Thanks mate :)
    @martin-f Thanks mate :)
    @martin-f Thanks mate :)
    @martin-f Thanks mate :)
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  9. martyn bromley

    Plant labels

    I've tried all sorts of different label systems over the years. (For one summer, I worked at a nursery for a well-known garden centre. The wind had blown through the clematis area, and this...
    I've tried all sorts of different label systems over the years. (For one summer, I worked at a nursery for a well-known garden centre. The wind had blown through the clematis area, and this "newbie" was identifying different clematis, none of which were in flower, by their slightly different...
    I've tried all sorts of different label systems over the years. (For one summer, I worked at a nursery for a well-known garden centre. The wind had blown through the clematis area, and this "newbie" was identifying different clematis, none of...
    I've tried all sorts of different label systems over the years. (For one summer, I worked at a nursery for a well-known garden centre. The wind had blown through the clematis area, and this...
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  10. zilly

    Growing alpines in a trough outside

    Have lost some plants this winter due to the excessive wet. I'd say 50% of my Lewisias have rotted. (The dreaded orange rot.) and I've just spotted a Delosperma Spalmanthoides, which has gone to...
    Have lost some plants this winter due to the excessive wet. I'd say 50% of my Lewisias have rotted. (The dreaded orange rot.) and I've just spotted a Delosperma Spalmanthoides, which has gone to God. :( :( I may have to make glass covers for next winter.What I need is an Alpine House but...
    Have lost some plants this winter due to the excessive wet. I'd say 50% of my Lewisias have rotted. (The dreaded orange rot.) and I've just spotted a Delosperma Spalmanthoides, which has gone to God. :( :( I may have to make glass covers for...
    Have lost some plants this winter due to the excessive wet. I'd say 50% of my Lewisias have rotted. (The dreaded orange rot.) and I've just spotted a Delosperma Spalmanthoides, which has gone to...
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  11. Sirius

    Dry Fern Trough

    Potted up some sporelings a few weeks ago - 3 species of Cheilanthes and a Pellaea.This is Cheilanthes alabamensis:Enclosed in a clear bag. I will harden off by slowly cutting small holes...
    Potted up some sporelings a few weeks ago - 3 species of Cheilanthes and a Pellaea.This is Cheilanthes alabamensis:Enclosed in a clear bag. I will harden off by slowly cutting small holes into the bag until it's more or less just shreds. Once fully hardened off I will plant a few out...
    Potted up some sporelings a few weeks ago - 3 species of Cheilanthes and a Pellaea.This is Cheilanthes alabamensis:Enclosed in a clear bag. I will harden off by slowly cutting small holes into the bag until it's more or less just shreds....
    Potted up some sporelings a few weeks ago - 3 species of Cheilanthes and a Pellaea.This is Cheilanthes alabamensis:Enclosed in a clear bag. I will harden off by slowly cutting small holes...
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  12. kindredspirit

    Blog.

    Snowy scenes on the blog today.Snowy scenes. 28th Feb 2018. - Coolwater Garden
    Snowy scenes on the blog today.Snowy scenes. 28th Feb 2018. - Coolwater Garden
    Snowy scenes on the blog today.Snowy scenes. 28th Feb 2018. - Coolwater Garden
    Snowy scenes on the blog today.Snowy scenes. 28th Feb 2018. - Coolwater Garden
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  13. David E Peacock
    Like x 6

    Part of the Alpine section at the Biological Gardens at Copenhagen

    I think you are right that people will try and plant grapes on that side of the hills, if at all possible. Once a friend of my dad, who had a few hectares of vinyards, told me it influenced the...
    I think you are right that people will try and plant grapes on that side of the hills, if at all possible. Once a friend of my dad, who had a few hectares of vinyards, told me it influenced the taste, and therefore the wine quality. I remember he had not been able to place his plants exactly...
    I think you are right that people will try and plant grapes on that side of the hills, if at all possible. Once a friend of my dad, who had a few hectares of vinyards, told me it influenced the taste, and therefore the wine quality. I remember he...
    I think you are right that people will try and plant grapes on that side of the hills, if at all possible. Once a friend of my dad, who had a few hectares of vinyards, told me it influenced the...
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  14. dogsbody

    alpines by post

    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
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  15. norakay

    Echeveria ID and question

    Obviously a different species but these two pics are of an Echeveria, first one is growing in the garden, the second in a cold frame, (both fairly old plants), so no poor light problems.Having...
    Obviously a different species but these two pics are of an Echeveria, first one is growing in the garden, the second in a cold frame, (both fairly old plants), so no poor light problems.Having said that, @norakay s plant is obviously a different species, seem to remember having something...
    Obviously a different species but these two pics are of an Echeveria, first one is growing in the garden, the second in a cold frame, (both fairly old plants), so no poor light problems.Having said that, @norakay s plant is obviously a...
    Obviously a different species but these two pics are of an Echeveria, first one is growing in the garden, the second in a cold frame, (both fairly old plants), so no poor light problems.Having...
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  16. Paul Benson

    Lithodora Diffusa

    Why I don't DRINK beer medear I'm a lady :heehee::redx:@Anthony Rogers ya:loll:
    Why I don't DRINK beer medear I'm a lady :heehee::redx:@Anthony Rogers ya:loll:
    Why I don't DRINK beer medear I'm a lady :heehee::redx:@Anthony Rogers ya:loll:
    Why I don't DRINK beer medear I'm a lady :heehee::redx:@Anthony Rogers ya:loll:
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  17. Soup1
    Like x 11

    An Alternative Planting for a Strawberry Pot

    I wish I had a strawberry pot. Lots of possibilities and ideas to be had. Going to have a look for a second hand pot.
    I wish I had a strawberry pot. Lots of possibilities and ideas to be had. Going to have a look for a second hand pot.
    I wish I had a strawberry pot. Lots of possibilities and ideas to be had. Going to have a look for a second hand pot.
    I wish I had a strawberry pot. Lots of possibilities and ideas to be had. Going to have a look for a second hand pot.
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  18. Paul Benson

    Campanula Cochlearfolia

    Its at the pond edge but not in boggy marginal water. Although its near the pond its independently planted into a compost, sand and stone pebble mix...
    Its at the pond edge but not in boggy marginal water. Although its near the pond its independently planted into a compost, sand and stone pebble mix...
    Its at the pond edge but not in boggy marginal water. Although its near the pond its independently planted into a compost, sand and stone pebble mix...
    Its at the pond edge but not in boggy marginal water. Although its near the pond its independently planted into a compost, sand and stone pebble mix...
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  19. Diane Davies

    Magnolia.

    My condolences :grphg: but how lovely that you have the magnolia. I'm sure it will bring you years of joy and sweet memories.
    My condolences :grphg: but how lovely that you have the magnolia. I'm sure it will bring you years of joy and sweet memories.
    My condolences :grphg: but how lovely that you have the magnolia. I'm sure it will bring you years of joy and sweet memories.
    My condolences :grphg: but how lovely that you have the magnolia. I'm sure it will bring you years of joy and sweet memories.
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  20. kindredspirit

    Anyone be able to ID this plant?

    That's it, Zigs. Wall Pennywort. It's only just started to throw a flower shoot. Thanks.
    That's it, Zigs. Wall Pennywort. It's only just started to throw a flower shoot. Thanks.
    That's it, Zigs. Wall Pennywort. It's only just started to throw a flower shoot. Thanks.
    That's it, Zigs. Wall Pennywort. It's only just started to throw a flower shoot. Thanks.
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