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by dave2166
Sat Sep 19, 2009 7:38 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gunerras - how best to divide
Replies: 9
Views: 559

Re: Gunerras - how best to divide

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the deed is done, now got about 9 plants all bigger than youd get in a nursery, will prob keep 2 but will happily give away the other 7 to good homes, collection only or delivery to North West area a possiblity
by dave2166
Sat Sep 19, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: As summer turns to Autumn what are you bringing in
Replies: 9
Views: 388

Re: As summer turns to Autumn what are you bringing in

my race against time is to build my new greenhouse so i can overwinter.... for the first time.. had a few chiller nights up here in t'north, and my aeonium 'dinnerplate' has started to drop a few lower leaves, the others are ok so far... nanas will be ok till early october i reckon, got simpley load...
by dave2166
Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: Weather and Climatology (public)
Topic: Drought bites hard
Replies: 59
Views: 2575

Re: Drought bites hard

whilst here in the NW we are and have been for about two weeks now under a constant barage from the atlantice of torrential rain. been digging footings for a greenhouse today and can only say it bore a close resemblance to the western front when i have finished, just a slurry of mud.... and its not ...
by dave2166
Mon Aug 31, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: bridgemere garden world
Replies: 8
Views: 558

Re: bridgemere garden world

is it not owned by Wyevale these days, but trades under its widely known name??
i think they can charge a premium because of the location, (Cheshire ) and its reputation.
only use it for odd stuff, but wouldn't plant my garden from its stocks, as vast as they are.
by dave2166
Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:18 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gunerras - how best to divide
Replies: 9
Views: 559

Re: Gunerras - how best to divide

thanks guys you've confirmed my thoughts, so its out there on Saturday with a sharp implement and away we go. if i end up with a few spares they will be free to good homes. BTW, can some one confirm this confusion about manicata and tinctoria? is it purely the colour of the stems which distinguishes...
by dave2166
Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gunerras - how best to divide
Replies: 9
Views: 559

Gunerras - how best to divide

a bit of advice from the more knowledgeable amongst you. i have two gunneras, both tinctoria i believe (as they have red stems??) which because i have been given permission to buy a greenhouse from the power that is the Mrs, i need to move. both are about 2 1/2 years old and have grown nicely to 1.5...