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  1. luciusmaximus
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    Climbing Roses in Pots

    Good morning @lucimyusmaximus my friend , the larger and deepest container you can getTerracotta is made from clay – which is just a kind of soil – that is turned on a wheel and fired in a kiln....
    Good morning @lucimyusmaximus my friend , the larger and deepest container you can getTerracotta is made from clay – which is just a kind of soil – that is turned on a wheel and fired in a kiln. The hotter the firing, the more frost-resistant it will be. This is important because terracotta...
    Good morning @lucimyusmaximus my friend , the larger and deepest container you can getTerracotta is made from clay – which is just a kind of soil – that is turned on a wheel and fired in a kiln. The hotter the firing, the more frost-resistant...
    Good morning @lucimyusmaximus my friend , the larger and deepest container you can getTerracotta is made from clay – which is just a kind of soil – that is turned on a wheel and fired in a kiln....
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  2. clanless

    Recommednations please

    Dwarf Pieris with a couple of Heucheras would look good.
    Dwarf Pieris with a couple of Heucheras would look good.
    Dwarf Pieris with a couple of Heucheras would look good.
    Dwarf Pieris with a couple of Heucheras would look good.
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  3. The Early Bushman

    Granular fertilizer in containers

    I use Growmore in containers for a spring feed . As above just a light sprinkling is OK - then lightly work it in with the point of a trowel .
    I use Growmore in containers for a spring feed . As above just a light sprinkling is OK - then lightly work it in with the point of a trowel .
    I use Growmore in containers for a spring feed . As above just a light sprinkling is OK - then lightly work it in with the point of a trowel .
    I use Growmore in containers for a spring feed . As above just a light sprinkling is OK - then lightly work it in with the point of a trowel .
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  4. FloraPie
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    Pomegranate Potted

    @pete :heehee: Yes, I realized after I posted.. what it sounded like. And of course it would have an excellent chance of fruiting if the seed came from a fruit. I edited the post with the word 'big'....
    @pete :heehee: Yes, I realized after I posted.. what it sounded like. And of course it would have an excellent chance of fruiting if the seed came from a fruit. I edited the post with the word 'big'. Being potted and all, I just don't want to see small inedible fruit. Thank you for being SO tactful with...
    @pete :heehee: Yes, I realized after I posted.. what it sounded like. And of course it would have an excellent chance of fruiting if the seed came from a fruit. I edited the post with the word 'big'. Being potted and all, I just don't want to see small...
    @pete :heehee: Yes, I realized after I posted.. what it sounded like. And of course it would have an excellent chance of fruiting if the seed came from a fruit. I edited the post with the word 'big'....
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  5. Wobblycogs

    Ideas please for my new container.

    @Wobblycogs How did your container planting go and what did you end up putting in it? Would love to see it :biggrin:
    @Wobblycogs How did your container planting go and what did you end up putting in it? Would love to see it :biggrin:
    @Wobblycogs How did your container planting go and what did you end up putting in it? Would love to see it :biggrin:
    @Wobblycogs How did your container planting go and what did you end up putting in it? Would love to see it :biggrin:
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  6. leonora

    Snowdrops

    Thanks for the info, and for the beautiful photo!:wow:
    Thanks for the info, and for the beautiful photo!:wow:
    Thanks for the info, and for the beautiful photo!:wow:
    Thanks for the info, and for the beautiful photo!:wow:
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  7. Howard Stone

    Keeping foxes of your irrigation system.

    I wonder if I could possibly pick your brains on your watering system, I am helping to develop a new version of our flood/leak detection and prevention system. At the moment it only switches water...
    I wonder if I could possibly pick your brains on your watering system, I am helping to develop a new version of our flood/leak detection and prevention system. At the moment it only switches water off if flow is detected for a set amount of time (shuts of the mains water and sounds an alarm), we...
    I wonder if I could possibly pick your brains on your watering system, I am helping to develop a new version of our flood/leak detection and prevention system. At the moment it only switches water off if flow is detected for a set amount of time...
    I wonder if I could possibly pick your brains on your watering system, I am helping to develop a new version of our flood/leak detection and prevention system. At the moment it only switches water...
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  8. Black Orchid

    NEED ADVICE FOR CONTAINER PLANTING OF PEONIES AND ROSES IN WINTER

    Thank you for appreciation!
    Thank you for appreciation!
    Thank you for appreciation!
    Thank you for appreciation!
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  9. Snorky85

    Ideas for bulbs in containers for continual flowerinng feb-summer??

    All my examples are easy to find in most garden centres. Not quite so easily found but really choice and worth the effort is Ipheon "Rolf Feidler"...............Other summer bloomers could...
    All my examples are easy to find in most garden centres. Not quite so easily found but really choice and worth the effort is Ipheon "Rolf Feidler"...............Other summer bloomers could include the less common Lilies; Lilium michauxii..................Lilium martagon....................
    All my examples are easy to find in most garden centres. Not quite so easily found but really choice and worth the effort is Ipheon "Rolf Feidler"...............Other summer bloomers could include the less common Lilies; Lilium...
    All my examples are easy to find in most garden centres. Not quite so easily found but really choice and worth the effort is Ipheon "Rolf Feidler"...............Other summer bloomers could...
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  10. Kimberley
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    Fairy Garden

    Love it, @Kimberley :wub2: If the sedums keep growing so well, it will soon fill out to be an even more beautiful space with hidden promise! Well done :thumbsup:PS: You posted in absolutely the right place :dbgrtmb:
    Love it, @Kimberley :wub2: If the sedums keep growing so well, it will soon fill out to be an even more beautiful space with hidden promise! Well done :thumbsup:PS: You posted in absolutely the right place :dbgrtmb:
    Love it, @Kimberley :wub2: If the sedums keep growing so well, it will soon fill out to be an even more beautiful space with hidden promise! Well done :thumbsup:PS: You posted in absolutely the right place :dbgrtmb:
    Love it, @Kimberley :wub2: If the sedums keep growing so well, it will soon fill out to be an even more beautiful space with hidden promise! Well done :thumbsup:PS: You posted in absolutely the right place :dbgrtmb:
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  11. Paul Blackburn

    What is suitable to grow in pot's

    I planted the bulbs just over three weeks ago does anyone know about how long it tales the bulbs to start sprouting.
    I planted the bulbs just over three weeks ago does anyone know about how long it tales the bulbs to start sprouting.
    I planted the bulbs just over three weeks ago does anyone know about how long it tales the bulbs to start sprouting.
    I planted the bulbs just over three weeks ago does anyone know about how long it tales the bulbs to start sprouting.
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  12. tnpmonkey

    Cheapest type of wood to make planters

    Harry, we must have overwhelmed him with our knowledge.lol
    Harry, we must have overwhelmed him with our knowledge.lol
    Harry, we must have overwhelmed him with our knowledge.lol
    Harry, we must have overwhelmed him with our knowledge.lol
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  13. Franco50

    Forest Flame - Revival?

    Thanks for the replies. I'll do a re-pot and feed and see how we get on. It's one of my favourite shrubs and would like to try and get some life back into it. This photo is from just a couple of...
    Thanks for the replies. I'll do a re-pot and feed and see how we get on. It's one of my favourite shrubs and would like to try and get some life back into it. This photo is from just a couple of years ago.
    Thanks for the replies. I'll do a re-pot and feed and see how we get on. It's one of my favourite shrubs and would like to try and get some life back into it. This photo is from just a couple of years ago.
    Thanks for the replies. I'll do a re-pot and feed and see how we get on. It's one of my favourite shrubs and would like to try and get some life back into it. This photo is from just a couple of...
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  14. Rebaka darling

    Gladiolus... When will they flower..?

    I forgot to put mine in :doh:.. bunged them on top of a pot last week and shoots now breaking through so don't fret.. mine will flower when frosts come in no doubt :redface:
    I forgot to put mine in :doh:.. bunged them on top of a pot last week and shoots now breaking through so don't fret.. mine will flower when frosts come in no doubt :redface:
    I forgot to put mine in :doh:.. bunged them on top of a pot last week and shoots now breaking through so don't fret.. mine will flower when frosts come in no doubt :redface:
    I forgot to put mine in :doh:.. bunged them on top of a pot last week and shoots now breaking through so don't fret.. mine will flower when frosts come in no doubt :redface:
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  15. enchanté jardinier

    Window Box Building Steps - My railings planters

    Hello,To decorate my wrap around porch, I made these window box or planters or railings flower box.Easy to make.Steps ----> My window boxes
    Hello,To decorate my wrap around porch, I made these window box or planters or railings flower box.Easy to make.Steps ----> My window boxes
    Hello,To decorate my wrap around porch, I made these window box or planters or railings flower box.Easy to make.Steps ----> My window boxes
    Hello,To decorate my wrap around porch, I made these window box or planters or railings flower box.Easy to make.Steps ----> My window boxes
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  16. Delta

    Wisteria feeding?

    I've got a 4-yo air-layered Wisteria tree growing in a 10 inch pot currently (same one it arrived to me in 2 months ago). It's wonderfully healthy having seen off a heavy slug attack, & growing...
    I've got a 4-yo air-layered Wisteria tree growing in a 10 inch pot currently (same one it arrived to me in 2 months ago). It's wonderfully healthy having seen off a heavy slug attack, & growing crazily (as they do).However, I'm trying to prepare it for when it'll hopefully be ready to flower...
    I've got a 4-yo air-layered Wisteria tree growing in a 10 inch pot currently (same one it arrived to me in 2 months ago). It's wonderfully healthy having seen off a heavy slug attack, & growing crazily (as they do).However, I'm trying to...
    I've got a 4-yo air-layered Wisteria tree growing in a 10 inch pot currently (same one it arrived to me in 2 months ago). It's wonderfully healthy having seen off a heavy slug attack, & growing...
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  17. Ben James

    Dianthus (pink passion) stems drooping!

    Thanks Anthony, really informative post. I suspect it must be the temperature situation then, yes. The stems themselves don't feel like they've "cracked" they just look and feel bendy, so in that...
    Thanks Anthony, really informative post. I suspect it must be the temperature situation then, yes. The stems themselves don't feel like they've "cracked" they just look and feel bendy, so in that case perhaps if the temperature stabilises they will recover they're shape? It's a shape is all, as...
    Thanks Anthony, really informative post. I suspect it must be the temperature situation then, yes. The stems themselves don't feel like they've "cracked" they just look and feel bendy, so in that case perhaps if the temperature stabilises they...
    Thanks Anthony, really informative post. I suspect it must be the temperature situation then, yes. The stems themselves don't feel like they've "cracked" they just look and feel bendy, so in that...
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  18. Acer chaser

    Acer bonsai?

    Damage wise looks next to nothing now for only having potting it up and moving to a shady area. Obviously a bit of scorching of the leaves and a feeling of bareness due to a bit of brutal pruning...
    Damage wise looks next to nothing now for only having potting it up and moving to a shady area. Obviously a bit of scorching of the leaves and a feeling of bareness due to a bit of brutal pruning of the damaged stems.
    Damage wise looks next to nothing now for only having potting it up and moving to a shady area. Obviously a bit of scorching of the leaves and a feeling of bareness due to a bit of brutal pruning of the damaged stems.
    Damage wise looks next to nothing now for only having potting it up and moving to a shady area. Obviously a bit of scorching of the leaves and a feeling of bareness due to a bit of brutal pruning...
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  19. DannyB

    Container plant identification?

    Thank you everhopeful :)
    Thank you everhopeful :)
    Thank you everhopeful :)
    Thank you everhopeful :)
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  20. fuchsialady

    Daffodils in pots

    Hi Fuchsialady,Just make sure that they don't dry out completely during the Summer. Can't you just sow some annuals on the top the pots and sprinkle a little compost over them. I'm thinking...
    Hi Fuchsialady,Just make sure that they don't dry out completely during the Summer. Can't you just sow some annuals on the top the pots and sprinkle a little compost over them. I'm thinking something like Candytuft, Godetia, Clarkia, Cornflower or other hardy annuals.
    Hi Fuchsialady,Just make sure that they don't dry out completely during the Summer. Can't you just sow some annuals on the top the pots and sprinkle a little compost over them. I'm thinking something like Candytuft, Godetia, Clarkia, Cornflower...
    Hi Fuchsialady,Just make sure that they don't dry out completely during the Summer. Can't you just sow some annuals on the top the pots and sprinkle a little compost over them. I'm thinking...
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