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by bonkersinbrighton
Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Before and after
Replies: 70
Views: 2091

Re: Before and after

WOW!
Makes me realise how much Ii have to do. Unless of course I could move in with you! I only have 3 very quiet kids honest :lol:
by bonkersinbrighton
Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: New Members Introduce yourself here ;-) (public)
Topic: Tropical Plants Recommendations PLEASE
Replies: 9
Views: 1273

Re: Tropical Plants Recommendations PLEASE

Hi jooles, icon_salut If you have more fences to cover try Passiflora caerulea I grew some from a fruit I stole/found :oops: from a queens park garden when I first moved in three years ago and all my fences are nearly covered icon_cheers. Depending on how much space you have globe artichoke has the ...
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Dec 23, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Show me your Fatsia
Replies: 69
Views: 5197

Re: Show me your Fatsia

I have some babies growing from seed off my larger one harvested last winter about 6 have taken from shoving in one ball of seed (very technical term "shoving") :oops: :lol: the big one is in pot to the right of water but terrible pic i'm sorry was obviously originally trying to get one of D.A. I re...
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Frangipanji/ plumeria
Replies: 15
Views: 2223

Re: Frangipanji/ plumeria

sorry just re read your post Vagetarian, if you have a couple with branches does that mean you have had flowers on them?
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Frangipanji/ plumeria
Replies: 15
Views: 2223

Re: Frangipanji/ plumeria

oh well guess I am just being impatient then I will wait another couple of seasons before I give up on them :roll: .I guess if we did ever manage to get one to flower then it would be worth it icon_cheers
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Frangipanji/ plumeria
Replies: 15
Views: 2223

Re: Frangipanji/ plumeria

I grew a couple from seed off fleabay a three years ago. I have them on my kitchen windowsill and although they haven't died (mine have never lost their leaves during winter?!?) they have never branched and so never flowered and look more like sticks with a few leaves at one end, the larger of the t...
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Buddleja x weyeriana 'Bicolor'
Replies: 12
Views: 1257

Re: Buddleja x weyeriana 'Bicolor'

Have to say I agree with M.L. on this one. It was on my "must get" list last year I planted this one this March off Ebay. I've been disappointed with it this year. I am hoping that it will become more impressive as it gets older. :roll: How long have you had yours Mr List? sorry for bad picture qual...
by bonkersinbrighton
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Tree lilies 2012 (timelapse and regular VIDEO) see post 13
Replies: 16
Views: 1365

Re: Tree lilies 2012

for some reason this one has been out grown by the poppies :x I have others which have faired better this one must be a runt.
by bonkersinbrighton
Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: sorry more pics
Replies: 6
Views: 464

Re: sorry more pics

Great to see your wonderful garden icon_salut

Is it 7 years old? thats encoraging, only been at mine 2 years so maybe in another 5 I will be happy to post pics of it! :roll: :oops:
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Jul 08, 2012 9:00 am
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Simba's Blog - Frosty Mornings & Sunny & Shady days
Replies: 634
Views: 38046

Re: Simba's Blog - Frosty Mornings & Sunny & Shady days

OMG that is stunning! :shock:

:mrgreen: makes me realise how far I still have to go :oops:
by bonkersinbrighton
Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:43 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: how accurate is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 465

Re: how accurate is this?

OK cheers guys
Thought it all looked a little optimistic :roll:
Its great to be able to get that clarified so quick, this site is a fantastic resorce!
Much respect going out to Dave icon_salut
by bonkersinbrighton
Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: how accurate is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 465

how accurate is this?

this came to my FB page today. thought I would share just out of interest ..............(not sure how accurate it is)

http://junglegarden.blogspot.co.uk/2010 ... gle+Garden).

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by bonkersinbrighton
Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: musa velutina
Replies: 15
Views: 1705

Re: musa velutina

Yeah Simon I have heard similar reports from others, difficult to get right conditions even if possible.
You were not blown away by its inflorescence by the sound of it :lol:
Oh well I will give it a go in a large pot and see what happens - fingers crossed
by bonkersinbrighton
Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: musa velutina
Replies: 15
Views: 1705

Re: musa velutina

Well Greville to get any fruit we would have to get some sun first icon_sunny :lol: icon_sunny surly its got to be coming soon! Do you think that they stand any more chance of flowering/fruiting if planted in ground rather than large pot? I am generally quite lazy as far as planting out only to dig ...