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by redsquirrel
Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Wrapped your Nana's yet?
Replies: 25
Views: 1023

Re: Wrapped your Nana's yet?

me being me didnt and ive got a brown ventricosum this morning icon_bigsmurf
by redsquirrel
Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Guerrilla gardening
Replies: 23
Views: 1123

Re: Guerrilla gardening

theres thousands of tra chy seeds sewn by me in various places around sw uk Red I would like to do the same up here with waggies, i sourced some seed from Canada but failed to get them to germinate, I think the seed must have been old! Have you or any one else for that matter ever found a good sauc...
by redsquirrel
Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Guerrilla gardening
Replies: 23
Views: 1123

Re: Guerrilla gardening

easy,you get to see the plants without having to buy more land to grow them. im not talking about other peoples front gardens mind,only ground that never gets any attention. if the plants get nicked,so what,i shouldnt have done it in the first place. i was a bit naughty one night though,had the brig...
by redsquirrel
Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:21 am
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from Wild Wet Wiltshire
Replies: 49
Views: 2250

Re: Hi from Wild Wet Wiltshire

i like kalanchoes but the cat loves to test new plants here by having a chomp on them so unfortunately,like cycads etc,i cannot really afford to try them. caring is easy tho,as this you tube vid suggests,they tolerate dry air so good for indoors icon_thumleft http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzQAhT26pAo
by redsquirrel
Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: Cycas revoluta flush / flushing ?!
Replies: 11
Views: 793

Re: Cycas revoluta flush / flushing ?!

my last flush started just before last winter,about 8 inches worth and a third of the way out sizewise. they got toasted and nothing this year despite good temps. i dont bother with the drenching as that has a tendancy to happen naturally anyway in this part of the country all year round but it was ...
by redsquirrel
Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Guerrilla gardening
Replies: 23
Views: 1123

Re: Guerrilla gardening

theres thousands of tra chy seeds sewn by me in various places around sw uk
by redsquirrel
Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Hi from Wild Wet Wiltshire
Replies: 49
Views: 2250

Re: Hi from Wild Wet Wiltshire

well done Mand,glad you found your way back icon_thumleft icon_thumleft and hope the health issues are getting better icon_salut
by redsquirrel
Sat Nov 16, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Red cordy, sawn, snapped, taproot severed - place your bets!
Replies: 24
Views: 938

Re: Red cordy, sawn, snapped, taproot severed - place your b

Place your bets, ive now replanted it as x3 shoots;/one rootball, will it survive?! icon_cheers I reckon it'll survive for a bit, then go into slow decline, and be chucked as not worth keeping. im going to agree with you on this one Connie as you are good with trees so why not cabbages too icon_thu...
by redsquirrel
Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Dicksonia antarctica fronds toxicity, how do you handle?
Replies: 28
Views: 880

Re: Dicksonia antarctica fronds toxicity, how do you handle?

best not walk near trex either then.
im careful with things like echium that fill your hands with minute needles and would be more worried about the likes of euphorbias than Dicksonia antarctica
by redsquirrel
Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Serious life threatening storm heading to Philippines.
Replies: 32
Views: 1954

Re: Serious life threatening storm heading to Philippines.

It's all very sad & I have sympathy for them all , I imagine this thread's been so quite as there's more than enough issue's closer to home to be dealt with although not all of them disaster's on this scale. karl. id have thought more likely because it is in weather and climatology and the fact tha...
by redsquirrel
Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Palms (including Cycads and Cordyline)
Topic: LARGE BUTIA CAPITATA PALMS IN THE UK.
Replies: 19
Views: 2225

Re: LARGE BUTIA CAPITATA PALMS IN THE UK.

theres a good pair at abbotsbury and a really big one in cornwall with trunk damage but cant remember where it was
by redsquirrel
Mon Nov 11, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Cheap Maurelii
Replies: 9
Views: 502

Re: Cheap Maurelii

who wants them this time of year anyway? best off waiting til spring and getting a 3 quid plug from somewhere
by redsquirrel
Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: What to do with my tree ferns.
Replies: 16
Views: 910

Re: What to do with my tree ferns.

when i do mine now i screw up some fronds and stuff them into the middle then tie a bit of fleece over the top to keep them in there.they look like cooks caps but it does the job with hardly any artificial protection. i think you will get a surprise when you dig them up,the rootball wont come to muc...