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Container Gardening

Discussion relating to growing within the confines of a Container

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  1. Jack Sparrow

    Can I grow a climbing plant from a container?

    @Scudo . It has been unusually hot and dry this summer. Maybe the rain we have had in the last week has been enough to kick start them off.
    @Scudo . It has been unusually hot and dry this summer. Maybe the rain we have had in the last week has been enough to kick start them off.
    @Scudo . It has been unusually hot and dry this summer. Maybe the rain we have had in the last week has been enough to kick start them off.
    @Scudo . It has been unusually hot and dry this summer. Maybe the rain we have had in the last week has been enough to kick start them off.
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  2. Black Orchid

    Peony leaves have wilted. What to do?

    Thank you very much.
    Thank you very much.
    Thank you very much.
    Thank you very much.
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  3. Black Orchid

    Any advice for planting red leaf patio peach trees now?

    Thank you all for the replies. I will plant them tomorrow.
    Thank you all for the replies. I will plant them tomorrow.
    Thank you all for the replies. I will plant them tomorrow.
    Thank you all for the replies. I will plant them tomorrow.
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  4. chris_elevate

    Where can I buy these?

    Perfect! Thanks for that. Managed to find a small packet on eBay and they've now arrived. I had no idea what they were! Thanks again.
    Perfect! Thanks for that. Managed to find a small packet on eBay and they've now arrived. I had no idea what they were! Thanks again.
    Perfect! Thanks for that. Managed to find a small packet on eBay and they've now arrived. I had no idea what they were! Thanks again.
    Perfect! Thanks for that. Managed to find a small packet on eBay and they've now arrived. I had no idea what they were! Thanks again.
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  5. wiseowl
    Like x 8

    Attraction In June

    That is a cheery looking pond with its *splash* of colour (pun intended :heehee: ). :thumbsup::doh: Wish I'd thought of that and brought some from my old garden pond :doh:
    That is a cheery looking pond with its *splash* of colour (pun intended :heehee: ). :thumbsup::doh: Wish I'd thought of that and brought some from my old garden pond :doh:
    That is a cheery looking pond with its *splash* of colour (pun intended :heehee: ). :thumbsup::doh: Wish I'd thought of that and brought some from my old garden pond :doh:
    That is a cheery looking pond with its *splash* of colour (pun intended :heehee: ). :thumbsup::doh: Wish I'd thought of that and brought some from my old garden pond :doh:
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  6. laurence peddle

    Prunus royal burgundy in containers

    Thanks Verdun. They are out of stock at the moment, but hopefully not for long. Thanks again. Cheers, Laurence
    Thanks Verdun. They are out of stock at the moment, but hopefully not for long. Thanks again. Cheers, Laurence
    Thanks Verdun. They are out of stock at the moment, but hopefully not for long. Thanks again. Cheers, Laurence
    Thanks Verdun. They are out of stock at the moment, but hopefully not for long. Thanks again. Cheers, Laurence
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  7. DannyB

    Container plant identification?

    Google Cranesbill NurseryHave a look at that site. Some of those Cranesbill varieties look great in containers, as they tend to form large, rounded balls of flower. You could inter-plant them...
    Google Cranesbill NurseryHave a look at that site. Some of those Cranesbill varieties look great in containers, as they tend to form large, rounded balls of flower. You could inter-plant them with taller species to get a similar effect to that which you see in those images.HTHWobbly-John :blue thumb:
    Google Cranesbill NurseryHave a look at that site. Some of those Cranesbill varieties look great in containers, as they tend to form large, rounded balls of flower. You could inter-plant them with taller species to get a similar effect to that...
    Google Cranesbill NurseryHave a look at that site. Some of those Cranesbill varieties look great in containers, as they tend to form large, rounded balls of flower. You could inter-plant them...
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  8. nightofjoy

    Companion plants for potted Ceanothus

    You dont say what variety of ceanothus you have nightofjoy.......they vary from low mounds to trees, Trewithen Blue for example. All ceanothus are fairly fast growers and relatively short lived....
    You dont say what variety of ceanothus you have nightofjoy.......they vary from low mounds to trees, Trewithen Blue for example. All ceanothus are fairly fast growers and relatively short lived. None of them like to be pruned apart from light trimming. None of them are really container...
    You dont say what variety of ceanothus you have nightofjoy.......they vary from low mounds to trees, Trewithen Blue for example. All ceanothus are fairly fast growers and relatively short lived. None of them like to be pruned apart from light...
    You dont say what variety of ceanothus you have nightofjoy.......they vary from low mounds to trees, Trewithen Blue for example. All ceanothus are fairly fast growers and relatively short lived....
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  9. karaman

    What size of pot for a fig?

    Not really since one was dug up on my allotment yesterday to make way for a new fence. Wouldn't have minded so much, but it wasn't really in their way.
    Not really since one was dug up on my allotment yesterday to make way for a new fence. Wouldn't have minded so much, but it wasn't really in their way.
    Not really since one was dug up on my allotment yesterday to make way for a new fence. Wouldn't have minded so much, but it wasn't really in their way.
    Not really since one was dug up on my allotment yesterday to make way for a new fence. Wouldn't have minded so much, but it wasn't really in their way.
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  10. karaman

    Apple and Plum - what rootstock?

    thank you - no expert but you know an awful lot more than i do! thanks again, will do. karaman
    thank you - no expert but you know an awful lot more than i do! thanks again, will do. karaman
    thank you - no expert but you know an awful lot more than i do! thanks again, will do. karaman
    thank you - no expert but you know an awful lot more than i do! thanks again, will do. karaman
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  11. Black Orchid

    Urgent advice is required!!

    My thoughts would be that that is not the rootstock, but I'm no expert and stand to be corrected.
    My thoughts would be that that is not the rootstock, but I'm no expert and stand to be corrected.
    My thoughts would be that that is not the rootstock, but I'm no expert and stand to be corrected.
    My thoughts would be that that is not the rootstock, but I'm no expert and stand to be corrected.
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  12. luciusmaximus

    Decisions,

    I did know about the Honeysuckle, but I only bought it last summer and as Clueless1 has said its intent on going vertical at moment. I'm not sure yet whether it will remain in the pot. Just...
    I did know about the Honeysuckle, but I only bought it last summer and as Clueless1 has said its intent on going vertical at moment. I'm not sure yet whether it will remain in the pot. Just thought a little extra colour is never a bad thing. I'm thinking annuals might work now.
    I did know about the Honeysuckle, but I only bought it last summer and as Clueless1 has said its intent on going vertical at moment. I'm not sure yet whether it will remain in the pot. Just thought a little extra colour is never a bad thing. I'm...
    I did know about the Honeysuckle, but I only bought it last summer and as Clueless1 has said its intent on going vertical at moment. I'm not sure yet whether it will remain in the pot. Just...
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  13. DoubleMM

    Tree Lupin

    Thanks Pete - a bigger pot then for the time being. Unfortunately I have this habit of buying things that I see without considering where on earth I'm going to put them!:)
    Thanks Pete - a bigger pot then for the time being. Unfortunately I have this habit of buying things that I see without considering where on earth I'm going to put them!:)
    Thanks Pete - a bigger pot then for the time being. Unfortunately I have this habit of buying things that I see without considering where on earth I'm going to put them!:)
    Thanks Pete - a bigger pot then for the time being. Unfortunately I have this habit of buying things that I see without considering where on earth I'm going to put them!:)
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  14. Kimberley
    Like x 7

    Fairy Garden

    I can imagine!!.....................As if there isn't enough to do in the garden!
    I can imagine!!.....................As if there isn't enough to do in the garden!
    I can imagine!!.....................As if there isn't enough to do in the garden!
    I can imagine!!.....................As if there isn't enough to do in the garden!
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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