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by derrick
Fri Feb 28, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: canary island dandelion tree
Replies: 15
Views: 1155

Re: canary island dandelion tree

Looks half fern half Dandelion. It attracts Bees also .Looks like tortoise food to me .
by derrick
Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Mr List Blog - 9th year 2018
Replies: 476
Views: 24174

Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Your Garden looks good Mr list. Already stuff on the move .I do like the skulls now .
by derrick
Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Some pictures from last year...
Replies: 43
Views: 2086

Re: Some pictures from last year...

Your Phoenix and Washy look great
by derrick
Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: Bananas and relatives (including Canna, Ginger, Heliconia etc)
Topic: Tight maurelli leaves
Replies: 21
Views: 1273

Re: Tight maurelli leaves

The leaves look like their not fully out .Looks like strangles in early stage .I had one grow out of it .
by derrick
Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Phyllostachys Spectabilis
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Phyllostachys Spectabilis

My wife came home with this bamboo today its about 8 feet .Which is the best place to plant it. full sun or part shade ?
by derrick
Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Scent Sational Plants Bamboo Garden& Nursery
Replies: 3
Views: 535

Re: Scent Sational Plants Bamboo Garden& Nursery

Thanks Flounder so worth a look then ?
by derrick
Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Bamboos and Grasses
Topic: Scent Sational Plants Bamboo Garden& Nursery
Replies: 3
Views: 535

Scent Sational Plants Bamboo Garden& Nursery

As any one been to this place Its in Fordingbridge Hampshire .Not been to it . Its close to my work place ?
by derrick
Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Weekend Weather Warning 8th/9th Feb 2014
Replies: 91
Views: 2441

Re: Weekend Weather Warning 8th/9th Feb 2014

You made it then Greville .Some of the back village roads can be worse .The fords you cant tell the depth on some of them .Did you do any fishing on the way ?
by derrick
Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Weekend Weather Warning 8th/9th Feb 2014
Replies: 91
Views: 2441

Re: Weekend Weather Warning 8th/9th Feb 2014

Yeh floods all over the place .I was down near somerset two days ago floods .Winchester a pub was flooded .And my local the Swan in Southampton flooded .Dorset down to Plymouth looks bad also .My satnav took me down a lane the other day in the dark. And there was a car submerged under water. Lucky I...
by derrick
Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Massive plant pots - where to source?
Replies: 15
Views: 491

Re: Massive plant pots - where to source?

I use black dustbins off building sites .They cost me nothing I drill them and cut them .I also have round water tanks I sink in the ground for some plants .The dustbins only temporary for my Butia .
by derrick
Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: I am sure my tetrapanex rex is starting to grow?
Replies: 13
Views: 488

Re: I am sure my tetrapanex rex is starting to grow?

Mine is on the move also and has done before in February .I have 5 growing points all showing some green.
by derrick
Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:21 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: a lovely Spring day!!
Replies: 22
Views: 1029

Re: a lovely Spring day!!

It did feel like spring today my conservatory felt warm .My T rex has moved outside and it is getting lighter .
by derrick
Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hows Your Brugmansia
Replies: 31
Views: 1853

Re: Hows Your Brugmansia

I took my cutting about the same time . I am surprised it rooted down winter time .I have been giving it small amounts of water.
by derrick
Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hows Your Brugmansia
Replies: 31
Views: 1853

Re: Hows Your Brugmansia

Some of my Brug cuttings have also taken over winter in the soil .And some of my Abutilon cuttings took .
by derrick
Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:37 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Hows Your Brugmansia
Replies: 31
Views: 1853

Hows Your Brugmansia

I gave mine a little bit of water and it is on a mission .I cut it every year to fit it in the conservatory .It might flower but it has no room .