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  1. martyn bromley

    Plant labels

    They not bad mate...I had all my plants labelled but when they was put in the ground I used to cut them off :snorky:
    They not bad mate...I had all my plants labelled but when they was put in the ground I used to cut them off :snorky:
    They not bad mate...I had all my plants labelled but when they was put in the ground I used to cut them off :snorky:
    They not bad mate...I had all my plants labelled but when they was put in the ground I used to cut them off :snorky:
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  2. kindredspirit
    Like x 10

    Alpines. Piccies of

    Lewisia.
    Lewisia.
    Lewisia.
    Lewisia.
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  3. David E Peacock
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    Part of the Alpine section at the Biological Gardens at Copenhagen

    I think you are right that people will try and plant grapes on that side of the hills, if at all possible. Once a friend of my dad, who had a few hectares of vinyards, told me it influenced the...
    I think you are right that people will try and plant grapes on that side of the hills, if at all possible. Once a friend of my dad, who had a few hectares of vinyards, told me it influenced the taste, and therefore the wine quality. I remember he had not been able to place his plants exactly...
    I think you are right that people will try and plant grapes on that side of the hills, if at all possible. Once a friend of my dad, who had a few hectares of vinyards, told me it influenced the taste, and therefore the wine quality. I remember he...
    I think you are right that people will try and plant grapes on that side of the hills, if at all possible. Once a friend of my dad, who had a few hectares of vinyards, told me it influenced the...
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  4. nightofjoy
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  5. Sirius

    Dry Fern Trough

    So what I have decided to do is......I have some Tephrocacti and miniature Opuntias in my greenhouse. Have planted them out in the trough. And as I get more Chielanthes etc, will replace them
    So what I have decided to do is......I have some Tephrocacti and miniature Opuntias in my greenhouse. Have planted them out in the trough. And as I get more Chielanthes etc, will replace them
    So what I have decided to do is......I have some Tephrocacti and miniature Opuntias in my greenhouse. Have planted them out in the trough. And as I get more Chielanthes etc, will replace them
    So what I have decided to do is......I have some Tephrocacti and miniature Opuntias in my greenhouse. Have planted them out in the trough. And as I get more Chielanthes etc, will replace them
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  6. martyn bromley

    Identification please

    @martyn bromley :youwelcome: hope you found the link useful, I know i did :snorky: ...it's a lovely plant so :thankyou: for drawing me attention to it....another for me want want want list :uh-oh: ...will it ever stop growing :heehee:
    @martyn bromley :youwelcome: hope you found the link useful, I know i did :snorky: ...it's a lovely plant so :thankyou: for drawing me attention to it....another for me want want want list :uh-oh: ...will it ever stop growing :heehee:
    @martyn bromley :youwelcome: hope you found the link useful, I know i did :snorky: ...it's a lovely plant so :thankyou: for drawing me attention to it....another for me want want want list :uh-oh: ...will it ever stop growing :heehee:
    @martyn bromley :youwelcome: hope you found the link useful, I know i did :snorky: ...it's a lovely plant so :thankyou: for drawing me attention to it....another for me want want want list :uh-oh: ...will it ever stop growing :heehee:
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  7. kindredspirit

    Blog.

    Snowy scenes on the blog today.Snowy scenes. 28th Feb 2018. - Coolwater Garden
    Snowy scenes on the blog today.Snowy scenes. 28th Feb 2018. - Coolwater Garden
    Snowy scenes on the blog today.Snowy scenes. 28th Feb 2018. - Coolwater Garden
    Snowy scenes on the blog today.Snowy scenes. 28th Feb 2018. - Coolwater Garden
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  8. zilly

    Growing alpines in a trough outside

    Have lost some plants this winter due to the excessive wet. I'd say 50% of my Lewisias have rotted. (The dreaded orange rot.) and I've just spotted a Delosperma Spalmanthoides, which has gone to...
    Have lost some plants this winter due to the excessive wet. I'd say 50% of my Lewisias have rotted. (The dreaded orange rot.) and I've just spotted a Delosperma Spalmanthoides, which has gone to God. :( :( I may have to make glass covers for next winter.What I need is an Alpine House but...
    Have lost some plants this winter due to the excessive wet. I'd say 50% of my Lewisias have rotted. (The dreaded orange rot.) and I've just spotted a Delosperma Spalmanthoides, which has gone to God. :( :( I may have to make glass covers for...
    Have lost some plants this winter due to the excessive wet. I'd say 50% of my Lewisias have rotted. (The dreaded orange rot.) and I've just spotted a Delosperma Spalmanthoides, which has gone to...
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  9. kindredspirit
    Like x 4

    Lovely video on Alpines.

    @martin-f Thanks mate :)
    @martin-f Thanks mate :)
    @martin-f Thanks mate :)
    @martin-f Thanks mate :)
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  10. Soup1
    Like x 11

    An Alternative Planting for a Strawberry Pot

    I wish I had a strawberry pot. Lots of possibilities and ideas to be had. Going to have a look for a second hand pot.
    I wish I had a strawberry pot. Lots of possibilities and ideas to be had. Going to have a look for a second hand pot.
    I wish I had a strawberry pot. Lots of possibilities and ideas to be had. Going to have a look for a second hand pot.
    I wish I had a strawberry pot. Lots of possibilities and ideas to be had. Going to have a look for a second hand pot.
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  11. dogsbody

    alpines by post

    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
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  12. 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...
    Lewisia.jpg Sempervivum pot.jpg lewisia2.jpg lewisiabrighteyes.JPG
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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