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  1. kindredspirit
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  2. Scotkat

    An Alpine Daphne

    Thanks again. The problem I have is finding a nursery that will deliver to the island and when I do they want to rob me for the postage. I'll go 'surfing', blimey, haven't used that word in a...
    Thanks again. The problem I have is finding a nursery that will deliver to the island and when I do they want to rob me for the postage. I'll go 'surfing', blimey, haven't used that word in a while and see what's out there. :)
    Thanks again. The problem I have is finding a nursery that will deliver to the island and when I do they want to rob me for the postage. I'll go 'surfing', blimey, haven't used that word in a while and see what's out there. :)
    Thanks again. The problem I have is finding a nursery that will deliver to the island and when I do they want to rob me for the postage. I'll go 'surfing', blimey, haven't used that word in a...
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  3. Sirius

    Aciphylla & Celmisia

    Ouch :hate-shocked:It was just a thought. It is rare, but there is seed that should not dry out or it will lose its viability.
    Ouch :hate-shocked:It was just a thought. It is rare, but there is seed that should not dry out or it will lose its viability.
    Ouch :hate-shocked:It was just a thought. It is rare, but there is seed that should not dry out or it will lose its viability.
    Ouch :hate-shocked:It was just a thought. It is rare, but there is seed that should not dry out or it will lose its viability.
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  4. 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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  5. Helofadigger

    Belfast sink into an alpine garden!

    Thank you Walnut for your advice if I had known about the wire netting before I started I would have gone with that, didn't want a smooth look at all. Oh well you live and learn... the sink is...
    Thank you Walnut for your advice if I had known about the wire netting before I started I would have gone with that, didn't want a smooth look at all. Oh well you live and learn... the sink is finished now just gotta wait for Bob to catch me up! Helen.xxx.
    Thank you Walnut for your advice if I had known about the wire netting before I started I would have gone with that, didn't want a smooth look at all. Oh well you live and learn... the sink is finished now just gotta wait for Bob to catch me up!...
    Thank you Walnut for your advice if I had known about the wire netting before I started I would have gone with that, didn't want a smooth look at all. Oh well you live and learn... the sink is...
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  6. Sirius

    Dry Fern Trough

    Potted on some Cheilanthes sinuata sporelings on the weekend Possibly a bit late in the season, but I was bored :whistle: They will be kept indoors, so will hopefully keep growing.
    Potted on some Cheilanthes sinuata sporelings on the weekend Possibly a bit late in the season, but I was bored :whistle: They will be kept indoors, so will hopefully keep growing.
    Potted on some Cheilanthes sinuata sporelings on the weekend Possibly a bit late in the season, but I was bored :whistle: They will be kept indoors, so will hopefully keep growing.
    Potted on some Cheilanthes sinuata sporelings on the weekend Possibly a bit late in the season, but I was bored :whistle: They will be kept indoors, so will hopefully keep growing.
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. longk
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    My first Lewisia

    Found the one which I wanted yesterday in my flowers folder....shud a gone to specsavers...:roflol::roflol:Here it is:I have some new colors dl from a grower which are beautiful, I meant to buy...
    Found the one which I wanted yesterday in my flowers folder....shud a gone to specsavers...:roflol::roflol:Here it is:I have some new colors dl from a grower which are beautiful, I meant to buy them.Lewisia brighteyes Oranges are nice too.
    Found the one which I wanted yesterday in my flowers folder....shud a gone to specsavers...:roflol::roflol:Here it is:I have some new colors dl from a grower which are beautiful, I meant to buy them.Lewisia brighteyes Oranges are nice too.
    Found the one which I wanted yesterday in my flowers folder....shud a gone to specsavers...:roflol::roflol:Here it is:I have some new colors dl from a grower which are beautiful, I meant to buy...
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  10. kindredspirit
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    Alpine Plant Labels.

    Kristen. The labels are for outdoor use. (Just seen your post now.) :(
    Kristen. The labels are for outdoor use. (Just seen your post now.) :(
    Kristen. The labels are for outdoor use. (Just seen your post now.) :(
    Kristen. The labels are for outdoor use. (Just seen your post now.) :(
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  11. Val..

    Alpines in a greenhouse.

    If you like yellow flowers then try some of the Draba, like mollisima and longisliqua. They make really nice well flowered plants when grown properly. We have a lovely big one with a hole in the...
    If you like yellow flowers then try some of the Draba, like mollisima and longisliqua. They make really nice well flowered plants when grown properly. We have a lovely big one with a hole in the middle where one of the cats stood on it.
    If you like yellow flowers then try some of the Draba, like mollisima and longisliqua. They make really nice well flowered plants when grown properly. We have a lovely big one with a hole in the middle where one of the cats stood on it.
    If you like yellow flowers then try some of the Draba, like mollisima and longisliqua. They make really nice well flowered plants when grown properly. We have a lovely big one with a hole in the...
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  12. Scotkat

    Alpine Bed

    Looking forward to following your project Trever.
    Looking forward to following your project Trever.
    Looking forward to following your project Trever.
    Looking forward to following your project Trever.
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  13. TurnedThespian

    Soil advice?

    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Rhana :sign0016:
    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Rhana :sign0016:
    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Rhana :sign0016:
    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Rhana :sign0016:
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  14. pamsdish
    Informative x 3

    Aldi 99p

    I agree with that, I will only buy plants arrived that day or at a push 1 day old, in there Sunday and they had loads of dead and dying Fuchsias.
    I agree with that, I will only buy plants arrived that day or at a push 1 day old, in there Sunday and they had loads of dead and dying Fuchsias.
    I agree with that, I will only buy plants arrived that day or at a push 1 day old, in there Sunday and they had loads of dead and dying Fuchsias.
    I agree with that, I will only buy plants arrived that day or at a push 1 day old, in there Sunday and they had loads of dead and dying Fuchsias.
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  15. 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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  16. David E Peacock
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    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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  17. 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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  18. Nash

    Help

    Thanks i will do that
    Thanks i will do that
    Thanks i will do that
    Thanks i will do that
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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. Time

    ALPINE IN WINDOW BOXES?

    Hello there Time For window boxes I would go for a mixture of alpine plants that flower at different times of the year also amongst them I would plant some dwarf bulbs....together they would give...
    Hello there Time For window boxes I would go for a mixture of alpine plants that flower at different times of the year also amongst them I would plant some dwarf bulbs....together they would give you such a wonderful show. Helen.xxx.
    Hello there Time For window boxes I would go for a mixture of alpine plants that flower at different times of the year also amongst them I would plant some dwarf bulbs....together they would give you such a wonderful show. Helen.xxx.
    Hello there Time For window boxes I would go for a mixture of alpine plants that flower at different times of the year also amongst them I would plant some dwarf bulbs....together they would give...
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