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  2. Marley Farley
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    How to Germinate a Mango...!

    My mango trees never survive more than a few months, they are from commercially brought mangoes
    My mango trees never survive more than a few months, they are from commercially brought mangoes
    My mango trees never survive more than a few months, they are from commercially brought mangoes
    My mango trees never survive more than a few months, they are from commercially brought mangoes
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  3. JWK
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    Cannas 2022

    Mmmm..my beds by the pool are needing a good soaking every three days, partly because I've replaced a lot of the original clay with 'topsoil' which dries to sand very quickly. The canna foliage...
    Mmmm..my beds by the pool are needing a good soaking every three days, partly because I've replaced a lot of the original clay with 'topsoil' which dries to sand very quickly. The canna foliage looks good, though, even if they flower much better with lots of water :) The 'nana is doing much better...
    Mmmm..my beds by the pool are needing a good soaking every three days, partly because I've replaced a lot of the original clay with 'topsoil' which dries to sand very quickly. The canna foliage looks good, though, even if they flower much better...
    Mmmm..my beds by the pool are needing a good soaking every three days, partly because I've replaced a lot of the original clay with 'topsoil' which dries to sand very quickly. The canna foliage...
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  4. JWK
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    What's looking Exotic in 2022

    It was really droopy when I got home, it's reviving now I've drenched it but very lop sided.
    It was really droopy when I got home, it's reviving now I've drenched it but very lop sided.
    It was really droopy when I got home, it's reviving now I've drenched it but very lop sided.
    It was really droopy when I got home, it's reviving now I've drenched it but very lop sided.
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  6. pete

    Yuccas

    Very interesting. When was the last time you had -29 C. Tonight probably been snowing here today.
    Very interesting. When was the last time you had -29 C. Tonight probably been snowing here today.
    Very interesting. When was the last time you had -29 C. Tonight probably been snowing here today.
    Very interesting. When was the last time you had -29 C. Tonight probably been snowing here today.
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  7. JUNEMARY

    advocardo.s

    Good luck Ladybird But have you tried them outside. [ March 17, 2005, 07:47 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
    Good luck Ladybird But have you tried them outside. [ March 17, 2005, 07:47 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
    Good luck Ladybird But have you tried them outside. [ March 17, 2005, 07:47 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
    Good luck Ladybird But have you tried them outside. [ March 17, 2005, 07:47 PM: Message edited by: pete2255 ]
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  8. roadrunner

    OLEA EUROPEA (hardy olive)

    On sale in nearly every gardening outlet in my area, and a few other places, seems to be 'in' at the moment. Pretty easy to grow, likes good drainage, not totally hardy, but should be OK in a...
    On sale in nearly every gardening outlet in my area, and a few other places, seems to be 'in' at the moment. Pretty easy to grow, likes good drainage, not totally hardy, but should be OK in a protected area perhaps that catches some winter sun.
    On sale in nearly every gardening outlet in my area, and a few other places, seems to be 'in' at the moment. Pretty easy to grow, likes good drainage, not totally hardy, but should be OK in a protected area perhaps that catches some winter sun.
    On sale in nearly every gardening outlet in my area, and a few other places, seems to be 'in' at the moment. Pretty easy to grow, likes good drainage, not totally hardy, but should be OK in a...
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  9. PeterS

    Echinacea

    Hello -I garden on clay, and grow Echinacea and it seems to do fine. I love both the flower and seed heads in winter - and the bees and butterflys love it too. I haven't tried dividing it yet...
    Hello -I garden on clay, and grow Echinacea and it seems to do fine. I love both the flower and seed heads in winter - and the bees and butterflys love it too. I haven't tried dividing it yet because I am wanting the clump to get bigger - but have grown it from the seed.
    Hello -I garden on clay, and grow Echinacea and it seems to do fine. I love both the flower and seed heads in winter - and the bees and butterflys love it too. I haven't tried dividing it yet because I am wanting the clump to get bigger - but...
    Hello -I garden on clay, and grow Echinacea and it seems to do fine. I love both the flower and seed heads in winter - and the bees and butterflys love it too. I haven't tried dividing it yet...
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  10. Toni

    Yucca

    Hi ToniDoes it say what the variety is on the label?
    Hi ToniDoes it say what the variety is on the label?
    Hi ToniDoes it say what the variety is on the label?
    Hi ToniDoes it say what the variety is on the label?
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  11. wineandchoc

    Mandrake

    It was as much fun as you think it was ;)
    It was as much fun as you think it was ;)
    It was as much fun as you think it was ;)
    It was as much fun as you think it was ;)
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  12. Toptaff

    Tea seeds

    Wahey!!! Thanks very much! Progress reports will follow!
    Wahey!!! Thanks very much! Progress reports will follow!
    Wahey!!! Thanks very much! Progress reports will follow!
    Wahey!!! Thanks very much! Progress reports will follow!
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  13. Webmaster

    Ginkgo Biloba

    Oh Steve what a lovely site thank you I can never find things like this...but I am only a learner still havn't managed the photo thing yet but when my 30 geranium planlets are all in blossom...
    Oh Steve what a lovely site thank you I can never find things like this...but I am only a learner still havn't managed the photo thing yet but when my 30 geranium planlets are all in blossom �£3.50 from B/Q I will have another go.
    Oh Steve what a lovely site thank you I can never find things like this...but I am only a learner still havn't managed the photo thing yet but when my 30 geranium planlets are all in blossom �£3.50 from B/Q I will have another go.
    Oh Steve what a lovely site thank you I can never find things like this...but I am only a learner still havn't managed the photo thing yet but when my 30 geranium planlets are all in blossom...
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  14. terrijane

    very large yucca

    I take it this is the spineless yucca (yucca elephantipies) If so your lucky to get away with it outside all year, must be your mild winters there on the south coast. You can do whatever you like...
    I take it this is the spineless yucca (yucca elephantipies) If so your lucky to get away with it outside all year, must be your mild winters there on the south coast. You can do whatever you like with it, but it seems a shame to cut the top off. I think i'd leave it and just tidy up any dead...
    I take it this is the spineless yucca (yucca elephantipies) If so your lucky to get away with it outside all year, must be your mild winters there on the south coast. You can do whatever you like with it, but it seems a shame to cut the top off....
    I take it this is the spineless yucca (yucca elephantipies) If so your lucky to get away with it outside all year, must be your mild winters there on the south coast. You can do whatever you like...
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  15. Webmaster

    Kiwi (again !!)

    I do remember that they can bleed when cut in a similar way to grape vines.
    I do remember that they can bleed when cut in a similar way to grape vines.
    I do remember that they can bleed when cut in a similar way to grape vines.
    I do remember that they can bleed when cut in a similar way to grape vines.
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  16. carol ann

    cordyline stems

    Its up to you really. how tall is it? Is it green leaved or coloured? Suddenly you say, could this be a flower stem maybe? If its sprung up all of a sudden I reckon it could be.
    Its up to you really. how tall is it? Is it green leaved or coloured? Suddenly you say, could this be a flower stem maybe? If its sprung up all of a sudden I reckon it could be.
    Its up to you really. how tall is it? Is it green leaved or coloured? Suddenly you say, could this be a flower stem maybe? If its sprung up all of a sudden I reckon it could be.
    Its up to you really. how tall is it? Is it green leaved or coloured? Suddenly you say, could this be a flower stem maybe? If its sprung up all of a sudden I reckon it could be.
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  17. ABILOU

    BANANA PLANT

    Yep I believe it is. ;)
    Yep I believe it is. ;)
    Yep I believe it is. ;)
    Yep I believe it is. ;)
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  18. LYNDY2

    OLIVE PLANT

    A pleasure Lindy2 any time .... just shout lol
    A pleasure Lindy2 any time .... just shout lol
    A pleasure Lindy2 any time .... just shout lol
    A pleasure Lindy2 any time .... just shout lol
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  19. Oli

    Black Bamboo

    Thanks BayleafAt the moment the bamboo is in a large pot in our back yard surrounded by wall so is pretty sheltered. Where we live it is notoriously windy. I am worried about putting it out in...
    Thanks BayleafAt the moment the bamboo is in a large pot in our back yard surrounded by wall so is pretty sheltered. Where we live it is notoriously windy. I am worried about putting it out in the ground because our garden, although long is open plan and very open to the elements (almost...
    Thanks BayleafAt the moment the bamboo is in a large pot in our back yard surrounded by wall so is pretty sheltered. Where we live it is notoriously windy. I am worried about putting it out in the ground because our garden, although long is...
    Thanks BayleafAt the moment the bamboo is in a large pot in our back yard surrounded by wall so is pretty sheltered. Where we live it is notoriously windy. I am worried about putting it out in...
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  20. bonnie2000

    Banana plant query

    thanks a lot steve,very helpful cheers :cool:
    thanks a lot steve,very helpful cheers :cool:
    thanks a lot steve,very helpful cheers :cool:
    thanks a lot steve,very helpful cheers :cool:
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  21. Paladin

    Over grown Yucca

    Great. Dont let the tax man find out. ;)
    Great. Dont let the tax man find out. ;)
    Great. Dont let the tax man find out. ;)
    Great. Dont let the tax man find out. ;)
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  22. clarky

    Who's munching my Canna Lillies ?

    Hi Clarky D'you mean Canna's or Calla lilies?
    Hi Clarky D'you mean Canna's or Calla lilies?
    Hi Clarky D'you mean Canna's or Calla lilies?
    Hi Clarky D'you mean Canna's or Calla lilies?
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  23. nobby

    Rubber plant

    I've never tried ordinary cuttings from rubber plants, but I have done air layers and been sucsessfull. I think ordinary cuttings may well work as they do with other Ficus, probably with bottom...
    I've never tried ordinary cuttings from rubber plants, but I have done air layers and been sucsessfull. I think ordinary cuttings may well work as they do with other Ficus, probably with bottom heat. pete
    I've never tried ordinary cuttings from rubber plants, but I have done air layers and been sucsessfull. I think ordinary cuttings may well work as they do with other Ficus, probably with bottom heat. pete
    I've never tried ordinary cuttings from rubber plants, but I have done air layers and been sucsessfull. I think ordinary cuttings may well work as they do with other Ficus, probably with bottom...
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  24. princessazlea

    Banana Palm need some advice please?

    Well if there's no sign of suckers coming from around the base of the plant it is unusual. That stem that is flowering I am certain will die afterwards, there is still a chance that it might put...
    Well if there's no sign of suckers coming from around the base of the plant it is unusual. That stem that is flowering I am certain will die afterwards, there is still a chance that it might put up a sucker or two yet. Any ideas of the variety, I take it, it is growing outside in the garden.
    Well if there's no sign of suckers coming from around the base of the plant it is unusual. That stem that is flowering I am certain will die afterwards, there is still a chance that it might put up a sucker or two yet. Any ideas of the variety,...
    Well if there's no sign of suckers coming from around the base of the plant it is unusual. That stem that is flowering I am certain will die afterwards, there is still a chance that it might put...
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  25. revin helen

    kiwi

    Reason I ask, about the flower, not the fence ( which looks great by the way), is that all I can see is stamens and no stigma. I hope I've got the right terms, in other words only the parts that...
    Reason I ask, about the flower, not the fence ( which looks great by the way), is that all I can see is stamens and no stigma. I hope I've got the right terms, in other words only the parts that carry the pollen. But then again I could be wrong. :D
    Reason I ask, about the flower, not the fence ( which looks great by the way), is that all I can see is stamens and no stigma. I hope I've got the right terms, in other words only the parts that carry the pollen. But then again I could be wrong. :D
    Reason I ask, about the flower, not the fence ( which looks great by the way), is that all I can see is stamens and no stigma. I hope I've got the right terms, in other words only the parts that...
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