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Container Gardening

Discussion relating to growing within the confines of a Container

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  1. Jack Sparrow

    Creating a winter container display

    I've not committed myself to this project yet. If a big pot becomes available I might look into some more. If I wait until summer then I will have a pot available.At the moment I have enough...
    I've not committed myself to this project yet. If a big pot becomes available I might look into some more. If I wait until summer then I will have a pot available.At the moment I have enough work already to keep me amused for the foreseeable future. There is also the cost element. I'm sure...
    I've not committed myself to this project yet. If a big pot becomes available I might look into some more. If I wait until summer then I will have a pot available.At the moment I have enough work already to keep me amused for the foreseeable...
    I've not committed myself to this project yet. If a big pot becomes available I might look into some more. If I wait until summer then I will have a pot available.At the moment I have enough...
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  2. Jack Sparrow

    Crysanthemum propagation.

    Exactly what I would do, and do do Gary. Their roots will be tightly congested so remember to loosen them after flowering ......don't be afraid to do this even if you think you are wrecking them....
    Exactly what I would do, and do do Gary. Their roots will be tightly congested so remember to loosen them after flowering ......don't be afraid to do this even if you think you are wrecking them. Even if wet, water thoroughly. I would keep outside for as long as possible but take indoors...
    Exactly what I would do, and do do Gary. Their roots will be tightly congested so remember to loosen them after flowering ......don't be afraid to do this even if you think you are wrecking them. Even if wet, water thoroughly. I would keep...
    Exactly what I would do, and do do Gary. Their roots will be tightly congested so remember to loosen them after flowering ......don't be afraid to do this even if you think you are wrecking them....
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  3. Jack Sparrow
    Like x 5

    Spilled over flower displays

    Me again, thinking out loud. Are chrysanthemum perennial? I've always thrown them away. Garden Centres etc are selling a lot of them off cheap. The article I referred to above paired the stonecrop...
    Me again, thinking out loud. Are chrysanthemum perennial? I've always thrown them away. Garden Centres etc are selling a lot of them off cheap. The article I referred to above paired the stonecrop and chrysanthemum in its photo.G.
    Me again, thinking out loud. Are chrysanthemum perennial? I've always thrown them away. Garden Centres etc are selling a lot of them off cheap. The article I referred to above paired the stonecrop and chrysanthemum in its photo.G.
    Me again, thinking out loud. Are chrysanthemum perennial? I've always thrown them away. Garden Centres etc are selling a lot of them off cheap. The article I referred to above paired the stonecrop...
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  4. 2nd_bassoon

    Tub ideas

    @"M" Love it, :snorky: that looks just sooo like me today LOL :loll: so many choices:spinning: .....so little time :scratch:
    @"M" Love it, :snorky: that looks just sooo like me today LOL :loll: so many choices:spinning: .....so little time :scratch:
    @"M" Love it, :snorky: that looks just sooo like me today LOL :loll: so many choices:spinning: .....so little time :scratch:
    @"M" Love it, :snorky: that looks just sooo like me today LOL :loll: so many choices:spinning: .....so little time :scratch:
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  5. clanless

    Coco liners for hanging baskets - top tip

    Harry, completely agree. My lobelia is usually lovely in a hanging basket, but this year it has been thin, weedy and late to flower in its coir basket. Hopefully y now I can keep the nice look of...
    Harry, completely agree. My lobelia is usually lovely in a hanging basket, but this year it has been thin, weedy and late to flower in its coir basket. Hopefully y now I can keep the nice look of coir and have brimming baskets next year!
    Harry, completely agree. My lobelia is usually lovely in a hanging basket, but this year it has been thin, weedy and late to flower in its coir basket. Hopefully y now I can keep the nice look of coir and have brimming baskets next year!
    Harry, completely agree. My lobelia is usually lovely in a hanging basket, but this year it has been thin, weedy and late to flower in its coir basket. Hopefully y now I can keep the nice look of...
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  6. karaman

    What size of pot for a fig?

    I have before made figs in port sauce. Goes very well duck. I ate it once at an hotel restaurant and decided to make it myself when I get home. Also included butternut squash puree. I did have a...
    I have before made figs in port sauce. Goes very well duck. I ate it once at an hotel restaurant and decided to make it myself when I get home. Also included butternut squash puree. I did have a photo of it but I must have deleted it. It was lovely. Very colourful too.G.
    I have before made figs in port sauce. Goes very well duck. I ate it once at an hotel restaurant and decided to make it myself when I get home. Also included butternut squash puree. I did have a photo of it but I must have deleted it. It was...
    I have before made figs in port sauce. Goes very well duck. I ate it once at an hotel restaurant and decided to make it myself when I get home. Also included butternut squash puree. I did have a...
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  7. Black Orchid

    Red leaf patio peach trees with green shoots at the bottom

    Your advice is much appreciated. Thank you very much.
    Your advice is much appreciated. Thank you very much.
    Your advice is much appreciated. Thank you very much.
    Your advice is much appreciated. Thank you very much.
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  8. Jack Sparrow

    Can I grow a climbing plant from a container?

    Dig two holes to put in two uprights, buy a trellis panel for that size. Attach one side of the trellis to one post with hinges and attach the other side to the 2nd post with a gate catch. Buy...
    Dig two holes to put in two uprights, buy a trellis panel for that size. Attach one side of the trellis to one post with hinges and attach the other side to the 2nd post with a gate catch. Buy some fake ivy to cover the trellis panel Voila! Eyesore hidden, immediate and year round cover;...
    Dig two holes to put in two uprights, buy a trellis panel for that size. Attach one side of the trellis to one post with hinges and attach the other side to the 2nd post with a gate catch. Buy some fake ivy to cover the trellis panel Voila! ...
    Dig two holes to put in two uprights, buy a trellis panel for that size. Attach one side of the trellis to one post with hinges and attach the other side to the 2nd post with a gate catch. Buy...
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. wiseowl
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    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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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