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by fieldfest
Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Siki
Replies: 6
Views: 417

Re: Siki

put them in compost somewhere warm and don't water them much until they have some roots

one of my batch died, I phoned them and they sent a replacement free of charge
by fieldfest
Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)
Replies: 307
Views: 17501

Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

very nice as always mr B. love the butia. how old would you guestimate it to be?
by fieldfest
Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gardeners World 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2097

Re: Gardeners World 2014

dino wrote:He tackles box blight every bloody year.
And sowing sweet peas

And planting beans - my 5 year old has done it at school. How hard is poking a bean in the soil...
by fieldfest
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Echium, I wasn't prepared for this to grow so big...
Replies: 93
Views: 3792

Re: Echium, I wasn't prepared for this to grow so big...

Right.....I am going to try one of these this year.....Is it best to buy seed or a young plant ? very easy from seed, fast germination and rapid growth does anyone have any Echium Wildpretii seed or know where I can get some? 1 listing on ebay but that's an auction and it pretty pricey EDIT: Found ...
by fieldfest
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Echium, I wasn't prepared for this to grow so big...
Replies: 93
Views: 3792

Re: Echium, I wasn't prepared for this to grow so big...

These are the echiums on the IOW at ventnor, quite impressive

http://photosynth.net/view.aspx?cid=bf8 ... :0&t=False

Mine will hopefully flower this year as its their 3rd season, they look to be on the move
by fieldfest
Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Why are the leaves like this? Trachycarpus New Purchase
Replies: 17
Views: 1037

Re: Why are the leaves like this? Trachycarpus New Purchase

kata wrote:F.F. what do you feed yours and when?

Thanks!

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Just a bit of chicken poo if they go yellow, nothing scientific
by fieldfest
Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gardeners World 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2097

Re: Gardeners World 2014

they are a banana relative so much like them the more water and feed the better
by fieldfest
Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:21 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: evergreen climbers for a mild, afternoon sun fence
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: evergreen climbers for a mild, afternoon sun fence

this was my clematis armandii (snow drift) growth last year. from about 80cm to over 3 metres in 6 months, its carried on growing over winter and is escaping over the roof at the moment (4+ metres)

lovely plant though
clem.jpg
by fieldfest
Wed Mar 12, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: evergreen climbers for a mild, afternoon sun fence
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: evergreen climbers for a mild, afternoon sun fence

Trachelospermum jasminoides

lovely leaves, lovely smell

flowers in summer so may go well with your spring flowering clematis (though the clem is a bit of a brute so may swamp anything else it shares a trellis with)
by fieldfest
Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Why are the leaves like this? Trachycarpus New Purchase
Replies: 17
Views: 1037

Re: Why are the leaves like this? Trachycarpus New Purchase

they are variable regarding leaf stiffness, so that probably wont change. its green because its been fed, your yellow one should green up given some feed. Mine do
by fieldfest
Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Fieldfests Blog
Replies: 227
Views: 11704

Re: Fieldfests Blog

a pair of dennis' shoes. I look a right dude stomping around the lawn
:lol:
http://www.coopersofstortford.co.uk/src ... wwodoE8AUg

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by fieldfest
Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Fieldfests Blog
Replies: 227
Views: 11704

Re: Fieldfests Blog

hello 2014 this weekend I have mostly been sorting the grass out, fixed the lawnmower, scarified and spiked the lawn, most seeds already sown. on the 'to do' list: Am having 3 tonnes of rubble delivered today for what is currently known as my 'patio area' though this could change to the 'kids swing ...
by fieldfest
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:40 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Begonia ID
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Begonia ID

hello, I was given this begonia yesterday, does anyone know what it is? the lady said it can go outside after frosts
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by fieldfest
Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: anyone planted out his maurelli ?
Replies: 21
Views: 1499

Re: anyone planted out his maurelli ?

mine are still in the loft and will be for another month
by fieldfest
Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Yorkshire Kris blog: Cow protection
Replies: 1487
Views: 57826

Re: Yorkshire Kris blog March gardening, the sun came out.

the beginnings of awesome start to appear, helped by a bit of sunshine. it will look great come mid summer no doubt