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  1. mazambo

    Clematis, this is where I struggle.

    Hi @mazambo , Without knowing which one it is it's hard to say but .....these are the general rules.....Group 1 ..... Early flowing - lightly prune after flowering.Group 2 ..... start...
    Hi @mazambo , Without knowing which one it is it's hard to say but .....these are the general rules.....Group 1 ..... Early flowing - lightly prune after flowering.Group 2 ..... start flowering May - prune in late February/early MarchGroup 3 ..... Large flowered - start flowering in...
    Hi @mazambo , Without knowing which one it is it's hard to say but .....these are the general rules.....Group 1 ..... Early flowing - lightly prune after flowering.Group 2 ..... start flowering May - prune in late February/early MarchGroup...
    Hi @mazambo , Without knowing which one it is it's hard to say but .....these are the general rules.....Group 1 ..... Early flowing - lightly prune after flowering.Group 2 ..... start...
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  2. mazambo

    Pot marigolds

    Hi @Fat Controller , if you want some easy quick no hassle colour try some of my old fashioned favourites..... Cornflower, Clarkia, Candytuft, Godetia and Larkspur.All can just be scattered...
    Hi @Fat Controller , if you want some easy quick no hassle colour try some of my old fashioned favourites..... Cornflower, Clarkia, Candytuft, Godetia and Larkspur.All can just be scattered around now and will be starting to flower in around 6/7 weeks and continue all summer
    Hi @Fat Controller , if you want some easy quick no hassle colour try some of my old fashioned favourites..... Cornflower, Clarkia, Candytuft, Godetia and Larkspur.All can just be scattered around now and will be starting to flower in around...
    Hi @Fat Controller , if you want some easy quick no hassle colour try some of my old fashioned favourites..... Cornflower, Clarkia, Candytuft, Godetia and Larkspur.All can just be scattered...
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  3. kriss

    Floppy Dahlis

    We’ll wait for the pics, but I suspect what you have is very spindly growth, brought about by a lack of light and relatively high temperatures.
    We’ll wait for the pics, but I suspect what you have is very spindly growth, brought about by a lack of light and relatively high temperatures.
    We’ll wait for the pics, but I suspect what you have is very spindly growth, brought about by a lack of light and relatively high temperatures.
    We’ll wait for the pics, but I suspect what you have is very spindly growth, brought about by a lack of light and relatively high temperatures.
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  4. Clueless76

    Think this is a shrub Jasmine?

    It gets pretty little yellow flowers on, but hasn't done too well in last couple of years, I’ve tried a sheltered position, a semi shade position.... but it’s not been happy.... doesnt help I...
    It gets pretty little yellow flowers on, but hasn't done too well in last couple of years, I’ve tried a sheltered position, a semi shade position.... but it’s not been happy.... doesnt help I can’t remember what it is I’m thinking sticking her in full sun??Any advice?
    It gets pretty little yellow flowers on, but hasn't done too well in last couple of years, I’ve tried a sheltered position, a semi shade position.... but it’s not been happy.... doesnt help I can’t remember what it is I’m thinking sticking her in...
    It gets pretty little yellow flowers on, but hasn't done too well in last couple of years, I’ve tried a sheltered position, a semi shade position.... but it’s not been happy.... doesnt help I...
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  5. Loofah
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    Wisteria fireworks

    I put a few pods in a sealed Tupperware to bring with me after moving - get a bloomin good bang in there!Germinated some a few years ago, they're very easy and obliging :)
    I put a few pods in a sealed Tupperware to bring with me after moving - get a bloomin good bang in there!Germinated some a few years ago, they're very easy and obliging :)
    I put a few pods in a sealed Tupperware to bring with me after moving - get a bloomin good bang in there!Germinated some a few years ago, they're very easy and obliging :)
    I put a few pods in a sealed Tupperware to bring with me after moving - get a bloomin good bang in there!Germinated some a few years ago, they're very easy and obliging :)
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  6. ARMANDII
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    Like x 3

    SHOW US YOUR RECENT PURCHASES 2018

    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
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  7. HarryS

    Aldi Clematis

    2 clematis safely potted up and put in a safe place in the sun to mature.G.
    2 clematis safely potted up and put in a safe place in the sun to mature.G.
    2 clematis safely potted up and put in a safe place in the sun to mature.G.
    2 clematis safely potted up and put in a safe place in the sun to mature.G.
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  8. Bilbo675
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    Nice Little Find

    It's looking healthy Bilbo and what a lovely colour! :dbgrtmb:
    It's looking healthy Bilbo and what a lovely colour! :dbgrtmb:
    It's looking healthy Bilbo and what a lovely colour! :dbgrtmb:
    It's looking healthy Bilbo and what a lovely colour! :dbgrtmb:
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  9. EMC

    Suggestions for border

    Hello EMC :)You don’t say if this is a sunny site! Or if you have acid soil....have you carried out a PH test?Have you considered hardy geraniums? There are several varieties producing white,...
    Hello EMC :)You don’t say if this is a sunny site! Or if you have acid soil....have you carried out a PH test?Have you considered hardy geraniums? There are several varieties producing white, pink, purple, blue and red flowers. I would suggest Rozanne, spreads fast and flowers (purple/blue)...
    Hello EMC :)You don’t say if this is a sunny site! Or if you have acid soil....have you carried out a PH test?Have you considered hardy geraniums? There are several varieties producing white, pink, purple, blue and red flowers. I would...
    Hello EMC :)You don’t say if this is a sunny site! Or if you have acid soil....have you carried out a PH test?Have you considered hardy geraniums? There are several varieties producing white,...
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  10. Loofah
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    Pleasant surprises in the garden

    All the time :biggrin: Especially shrubs layering themselves when my back's turned :)
    All the time :biggrin: Especially shrubs layering themselves when my back's turned :)
    All the time :biggrin: Especially shrubs layering themselves when my back's turned :)
    All the time :biggrin: Especially shrubs layering themselves when my back's turned :)
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  11. fender62

    trellis climbers help req

    Just a couple of suggestions....Trachelospermum jasminoides (evergreen, small scented flowers) and Campsis 'Mme Galen' (deciduous climber with big, showy pinkish/orange flowers). The viticella...
    Just a couple of suggestions....Trachelospermum jasminoides (evergreen, small scented flowers) and Campsis 'Mme Galen' (deciduous climber with big, showy pinkish/orange flowers). The viticella clematis do well in most situations, too. oops..posts crossed, Caroline :biggrin:
    Just a couple of suggestions....Trachelospermum jasminoides (evergreen, small scented flowers) and Campsis 'Mme Galen' (deciduous climber with big, showy pinkish/orange flowers). The viticella clematis do well in most situations, ...
    Just a couple of suggestions....Trachelospermum jasminoides (evergreen, small scented flowers) and Campsis 'Mme Galen' (deciduous climber with big, showy pinkish/orange flowers). The viticella...
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  12. Upsydaisy

    ID please

    Thanks @Palustris ,I will check it out :)
    Thanks @Palustris ,I will check it out :)
    Thanks @Palustris ,I will check it out :)
    Thanks @Palustris ,I will check it out :)
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  13. wiseowl

    White Bleeding Heart

    Hi @wiseowl , I wonder just looking at your first photo if it's in too bright a position . I grow them under a conifer against a wall in shade and they do really well.Just starting to flower......
    Hi @wiseowl , I wonder just looking at your first photo if it's in too bright a position . I grow them under a conifer against a wall in shade and they do really well.Just starting to flower......
    Hi @wiseowl , I wonder just looking at your first photo if it's in too bright a position . I grow them under a conifer against a wall in shade and they do really well.Just starting to flower......
    Hi @wiseowl , I wonder just looking at your first photo if it's in too bright a position . I grow them under a conifer against a wall in shade and they do really well.Just starting to flower......
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  14. wiseowl

    Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII'

    Give it time Woo :) Plants don’t always behave according to the script! Besides it’s still early in the season esp after transplanting. I find ribes very obliging so judge it in a month’s time Here...
    Give it time Woo :) Plants don’t always behave according to the script! Besides it’s still early in the season esp after transplanting. I find ribes very obliging so judge it in a month’s time Here some plants look dead but aren’t....they are late in making growth....some are advanced. I recall...
    Give it time Woo :) Plants don’t always behave according to the script! Besides it’s still early in the season esp after transplanting. I find ribes very obliging so judge it in a month’s time Here some plants look dead but aren’t....they are late...
    Give it time Woo :) Plants don’t always behave according to the script! Besides it’s still early in the season esp after transplanting. I find ribes very obliging so judge it in a month’s time Here...
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  15. Jenny namaste
    Like x 8

    The miracle of the Spring Equinox

    It can also be easily divided .......done now it will produce large plants in mid summer :)
    It can also be easily divided .......done now it will produce large plants in mid summer :)
    It can also be easily divided .......done now it will produce large plants in mid summer :)
    It can also be easily divided .......done now it will produce large plants in mid summer :)
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  16. Jack Sparrow

    Achillea

    If I get a chance in the next week or so, I'll will try and remember to dig up some of the others before I move.. I'll grow it on and see...I'll be digging a few plants up anyways so no bother :)
    If I get a chance in the next week or so, I'll will try and remember to dig up some of the others before I move.. I'll grow it on and see...I'll be digging a few plants up anyways so no bother :)
    If I get a chance in the next week or so, I'll will try and remember to dig up some of the others before I move.. I'll grow it on and see...I'll be digging a few plants up anyways so no bother :)
    If I get a chance in the next week or so, I'll will try and remember to dig up some of the others before I move.. I'll grow it on and see...I'll be digging a few plants up anyways so no bother :)
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  17. Steve R
    Informative x 3

    Gardeners World & Beechgrove Garden

    Beechgrove restarts this coming Thursday he 18th at 8pm on the new BBC Scotland channel.Repeated on BBC2 on the Sunday after at 12.30pm. The first episode they focus on "No Dig". Great for me...
    Beechgrove restarts this coming Thursday he 18th at 8pm on the new BBC Scotland channel.Repeated on BBC2 on the Sunday after at 12.30pm. The first episode they focus on "No Dig". Great for me as I expand my no dig experiment !!Steve...:)
    Beechgrove restarts this coming Thursday he 18th at 8pm on the new BBC Scotland channel.Repeated on BBC2 on the Sunday after at 12.30pm. The first episode they focus on "No Dig". Great for me as I expand my no dig experiment !!Steve...:)
    Beechgrove restarts this coming Thursday he 18th at 8pm on the new BBC Scotland channel.Repeated on BBC2 on the Sunday after at 12.30pm. The first episode they focus on "No Dig". Great for me...
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  18. kriss

    Cosmos

    No Kriss, pinch those as they get to that sort of size. Don’t be afraid to do it. As an experiment or a bit of fun, you could leave a couple of plants unpinched so you could see for yourself the...
    No Kriss, pinch those as they get to that sort of size. Don’t be afraid to do it. As an experiment or a bit of fun, you could leave a couple of plants unpinched so you could see for yourself the difference pinching makes. I pinch cosmos 3 or 4 times. Plus when they are actually planted...
    No Kriss, pinch those as they get to that sort of size. Don’t be afraid to do it. As an experiment or a bit of fun, you could leave a couple of plants unpinched so you could see for yourself the difference pinching makes. I pinch cosmos 3 or 4...
    No Kriss, pinch those as they get to that sort of size. Don’t be afraid to do it. As an experiment or a bit of fun, you could leave a couple of plants unpinched so you could see for yourself the...
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  19. HarryS

    Blind Daffs Plague ?

    Now I have no clue, the huge blind patch that was last year, blew out this year in blooming glory. so leaving it alone.
    Now I have no clue, the huge blind patch that was last year, blew out this year in blooming glory. so leaving it alone.
    Now I have no clue, the huge blind patch that was last year, blew out this year in blooming glory. so leaving it alone.
    Now I have no clue, the huge blind patch that was last year, blew out this year in blooming glory. so leaving it alone.
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  20. Loofah

    Grafting vid

    Saw this on FB and thought it might be of interest...O-Crafts
    Saw this on FB and thought it might be of interest...O-Crafts
    Saw this on FB and thought it might be of interest...O-Crafts
    Saw this on FB and thought it might be of interest...O-Crafts
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