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Alpine Gardening

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  1. 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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  2. martyn bromley

    Plant labels

    Yep, mine would probably do all that. Given my vast gardens, its just too much bother to move markers and mulch or tend to that area. And it does not bother me at all if I remember the "type" ...
    Yep, mine would probably do all that. Given my vast gardens, its just too much bother to move markers and mulch or tend to that area. And it does not bother me at all if I remember the "type" of plant it is or not. I know the general name that is all that matters or know the letter it...
    Yep, mine would probably do all that. Given my vast gardens, its just too much bother to move markers and mulch or tend to that area. And it does not bother me at all if I remember the "type" of plant it is or not. I know the general name...
    Yep, mine would probably do all that. Given my vast gardens, its just too much bother to move markers and mulch or tend to that area. And it does not bother me at all if I remember the "type" ...
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  3. Sirius

    Dry Fern Trough

    @Sirius What a lovely thread :thumbsup:- only just catching up with it - so have bookmarked for reading over the winter months -thanks to the GC'ers for sharing your super pics :dbgrtmb:
    @Sirius What a lovely thread :thumbsup:- only just catching up with it - so have bookmarked for reading over the winter months -thanks to the GC'ers for sharing your super pics :dbgrtmb:
    @Sirius What a lovely thread :thumbsup:- only just catching up with it - so have bookmarked for reading over the winter months -thanks to the GC'ers for sharing your super pics :dbgrtmb:
    @Sirius What a lovely thread :thumbsup:- only just catching up with it - so have bookmarked for reading over the winter months -thanks to the GC'ers for sharing your super pics :dbgrtmb:
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  4. kindredspirit
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    Alpines. Piccies of

    Echeveria "Perle Von Nurnberg", longk.(I'll be in Oxon next week. Long Hanborough.) :)
    Echeveria "Perle Von Nurnberg", longk.(I'll be in Oxon next week. Long Hanborough.) :)
    Echeveria "Perle Von Nurnberg", longk.(I'll be in Oxon next week. Long Hanborough.) :)
    Echeveria "Perle Von Nurnberg", longk.(I'll be in Oxon next week. Long Hanborough.) :)
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  5. 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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  6. zilly

    Growing alpines in a trough outside

    No excuse at all kindredspirit :lunapic 130165696578242 5: Just in from outside......should be on the beach really but Cormwall is packed out at the moment. It is scorchio :SUNsmile:
    No excuse at all kindredspirit :lunapic 130165696578242 5: Just in from outside......should be on the beach really but Cormwall is packed out at the moment. It is scorchio :SUNsmile:
    No excuse at all kindredspirit :lunapic 130165696578242 5: Just in from outside......should be on the beach really but Cormwall is packed out at the moment. It is scorchio :SUNsmile:
    No excuse at all kindredspirit :lunapic 130165696578242 5: Just in from outside......should be on the beach really but Cormwall is packed out at the moment. It is scorchio :SUNsmile:
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  7. kindredspirit

    Blog.

    Well, at least you didn't have to use a crane to get them in, Kindred Spirit, ......and they look good!!:thumbsup::snorky:
    Well, at least you didn't have to use a crane to get them in, Kindred Spirit, ......and they look good!!:thumbsup::snorky:
    Well, at least you didn't have to use a crane to get them in, Kindred Spirit, ......and they look good!!:thumbsup::snorky:
    Well, at least you didn't have to use a crane to get them in, Kindred Spirit, ......and they look good!!:thumbsup::snorky:
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  8. 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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  9. dogsbody

    alpines by post

    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
    And here's another. :)
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. pamsdish
    Informative x 3

    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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