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Alpine Gardening

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  1. kindredspirit
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  2. David E Peacock
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    Part of the Alpine section at the Biological Gardens at Copenhagen

    This is an example of what I mean, from Sardinia. I think it would be full of wildflowers in Spring growing out of all those cracks.
    This is an example of what I mean, from Sardinia. I think it would be full of wildflowers in Spring growing out of all those cracks.
    This is an example of what I mean, from Sardinia. I think it would be full of wildflowers in Spring growing out of all those cracks.
    This is an example of what I mean, from Sardinia. I think it would be full of wildflowers in Spring growing out of all those cracks.
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  3. dogsbody

    alpines by post

    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
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  4. longk
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    My first Lewisia

    Found the one which I wanted yesterday in my flowers folder....shud a gone to specsavers...:roflol::roflol: Here it is: I have some new colors dl from a grower which are beautiful, I meant to buy...
    Found the one which I wanted yesterday in my flowers folder....shud a gone to specsavers...:roflol::roflol: Here it is: I have some new colors dl from a grower which are beautiful, I meant to buy them. Lewisia brighteyes Oranges are nice too.
    Found the one which I wanted yesterday in my flowers folder....shud a gone to specsavers...:roflol::roflol: Here it is: I have some new colors dl from a grower which are beautiful, I meant to buy them. Lewisia brighteyes Oranges are nice too.
    Found the one which I wanted yesterday in my flowers folder....shud a gone to specsavers...:roflol::roflol: Here it is: I have some new colors dl from a grower which are beautiful, I meant to buy...
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  5. norakay

    Echeveria ID and question

    Obviously a different species but these two pics are of an Echeveria, first one is growing in the garden, the second in a cold frame, (both fairly old plants), so no poor light problems. Having...
    Obviously a different species but these two pics are of an Echeveria, first one is growing in the garden, the second in a cold frame, (both fairly old plants), so no poor light problems. Having said that, @norakay s plant is obviously a different species, seem to remember having something...
    Obviously a different species but these two pics are of an Echeveria, first one is growing in the garden, the second in a cold frame, (both fairly old plants), so no poor light problems. Having said that, @norakay s plant is obviously a...
    Obviously a different species but these two pics are of an Echeveria, first one is growing in the garden, the second in a cold frame, (both fairly old plants), so no poor light problems. Having...
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  6. Paul Benson

    Lithodora Diffusa

    Why I don't DRINK beer medear I'm a lady :heehee: :redx:@Anthony Rogers ya :loll:
    Why I don't DRINK beer medear I'm a lady :heehee: :redx:@Anthony Rogers ya :loll:
    Why I don't DRINK beer medear I'm a lady :heehee: :redx:@Anthony Rogers ya :loll:
    Why I don't DRINK beer medear I'm a lady :heehee: :redx:@Anthony Rogers ya :loll:
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  7. Soup1
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    An Alternative Planting for a Strawberry Pot

    Normally when houseleeks flower, that means you loose the individual rosette that the flower spike comes from... The rosette is, in effect, a flower spike in waiting. However, as your photo...
    Normally when houseleeks flower, that means you loose the individual rosette that the flower spike comes from... The rosette is, in effect, a flower spike in waiting. However, as your photo clearly shows, if you have flowers, you normally have a proliferation of new rosettes. Looks absolutely...
    Normally when houseleeks flower, that means you loose the individual rosette that the flower spike comes from... The rosette is, in effect, a flower spike in waiting. However, as your photo clearly shows, if you have flowers, you normally have a...
    Normally when houseleeks flower, that means you loose the individual rosette that the flower spike comes from... The rosette is, in effect, a flower spike in waiting. However, as your photo...
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  8. Paul Benson

    Campanula Cochlearfolia

    Limestone grit is good for them if you can get your hands on any. (I took a dustbin to a Limestone Quarry and filled it up with grit for a fiver.)
    Limestone grit is good for them if you can get your hands on any. (I took a dustbin to a Limestone Quarry and filled it up with grit for a fiver.)
    Limestone grit is good for them if you can get your hands on any. (I took a dustbin to a Limestone Quarry and filled it up with grit for a fiver.)
    Limestone grit is good for them if you can get your hands on any. (I took a dustbin to a Limestone Quarry and filled it up with grit for a fiver.)
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  9. Sirius

    Aciphylla & Celmisia

    Ouch :hate-shocked: It was just a thought. It is rare, but there is seed that should not dry out or it will lose its viability.
    Ouch :hate-shocked: It was just a thought. It is rare, but there is seed that should not dry out or it will lose its viability.
    Ouch :hate-shocked: It was just a thought. It is rare, but there is seed that should not dry out or it will lose its viability.
    Ouch :hate-shocked: It was just a thought. It is rare, but there is seed that should not dry out or it will lose its viability.
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  10. Diane Davies

    Magnolia.

    My condolences :grphg: but how lovely that you have the magnolia. I'm sure it will bring you years of joy and sweet memories.
    My condolences :grphg: but how lovely that you have the magnolia. I'm sure it will bring you years of joy and sweet memories.
    My condolences :grphg: but how lovely that you have the magnolia. I'm sure it will bring you years of joy and sweet memories.
    My condolences :grphg: but how lovely that you have the magnolia. I'm sure it will bring you years of joy and sweet memories.
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  11. kindredspirit

    Anyone be able to ID this plant?

    That's it, Zigs. Wall Pennywort. It's only just started to throw a flower shoot. Thanks.
    That's it, Zigs. Wall Pennywort. It's only just started to throw a flower shoot. Thanks.
    That's it, Zigs. Wall Pennywort. It's only just started to throw a flower shoot. Thanks.
    That's it, Zigs. Wall Pennywort. It's only just started to throw a flower shoot. Thanks.
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  12. Nash

    Help

    Thanks i will do that
    Thanks i will do that
    Thanks i will do that
    Thanks i will do that
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  13. Val..

    Alpines in a greenhouse.

    If you like yellow flowers then try some of the Draba, like mollisima and longisliqua. They make really nice well flowered plants when grown properly. We have a lovely big one with a hole in the...
    If you like yellow flowers then try some of the Draba, like mollisima and longisliqua. They make really nice well flowered plants when grown properly. We have a lovely big one with a hole in the middle where one of the cats stood on it.
    If you like yellow flowers then try some of the Draba, like mollisima and longisliqua. They make really nice well flowered plants when grown properly. We have a lovely big one with a hole in the middle where one of the cats stood on it.
    If you like yellow flowers then try some of the Draba, like mollisima and longisliqua. They make really nice well flowered plants when grown properly. We have a lovely big one with a hole in the...
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  14. TurnedThespian

    Soil advice?

    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Rhana :sign0016:
    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Rhana :sign0016:
    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Rhana :sign0016:
    Welcome to Gardeners Corner Rhana :sign0016:
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  15. pamsdish
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    Aldi 99p

    I agree with that, I will only buy plants arrived that day or at a push 1 day old, in there Sunday and they had loads of dead and dying Fuchsias.
    I agree with that, I will only buy plants arrived that day or at a push 1 day old, in there Sunday and they had loads of dead and dying Fuchsias.
    I agree with that, I will only buy plants arrived that day or at a push 1 day old, in there Sunday and they had loads of dead and dying Fuchsias.
    I agree with that, I will only buy plants arrived that day or at a push 1 day old, in there Sunday and they had loads of dead and dying Fuchsias.
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  16. kindredspirit
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    Alpine Plant Labels.

    Kristen. The labels are for outdoor use. (Just seen your post now.) :(
    Kristen. The labels are for outdoor use. (Just seen your post now.) :(
    Kristen. The labels are for outdoor use. (Just seen your post now.) :(
    Kristen. The labels are for outdoor use. (Just seen your post now.) :(
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  17. Scotkat

    Alpine Bed

    Looking forward to following your project Trever.
    Looking forward to following your project Trever.
    Looking forward to following your project Trever.
    Looking forward to following your project Trever.
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  18. Scotkat

    An Alpine Daphne

    Thanks again. The problem I have is finding a nursery that will deliver to the island and when I do they want to rob me for the postage. I'll go 'surfing', blimey, haven't used that word in a...
    Thanks again. The problem I have is finding a nursery that will deliver to the island and when I do they want to rob me for the postage. I'll go 'surfing', blimey, haven't used that word in a while and see what's out there. :)
    Thanks again. The problem I have is finding a nursery that will deliver to the island and when I do they want to rob me for the postage. I'll go 'surfing', blimey, haven't used that word in a while and see what's out there. :)
    Thanks again. The problem I have is finding a nursery that will deliver to the island and when I do they want to rob me for the postage. I'll go 'surfing', blimey, haven't used that word in a...
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  19. Scotkat

    Alpine Raised Bed

    So glad I got this painted yesterday as this morning its bucketing of rain .
    So glad I got this painted yesterday as this morning its bucketing of rain .
    So glad I got this painted yesterday as this morning its bucketing of rain .
    So glad I got this painted yesterday as this morning its bucketing of rain .
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  20. Scotkat

    Got my Alpine plants

    Now all planted up just away now to plant up my alpine planters .
    Now all planted up just away now to plant up my alpine planters .
    Now all planted up just away now to plant up my alpine planters .
    Now all planted up just away now to plant up my alpine planters .
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