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  2. longk
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    Show us your houseplants in bloom now

    Christmas Cactus the third time this year
    Christmas Cactus the third time this year
    Christmas Cactus the third time this year
    Christmas Cactus the third time this year
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  3. longk
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    Gesneriaceae - share you photos, thoughts etc.

    Thank you Alisa :blue thumb:
    Thank you Alisa :blue thumb:
    Thank you Alisa :blue thumb:
    Thank you Alisa :blue thumb:
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  5. Paul Blackburn

    Ideas wanted to grow Borage

    I grow the perennial pygmy borage (borago pygmea or laxifolia) bought from Cally Gardens. It is quite blue (though photo is lousy - cat was nudging my hand), and seeds quite enthusiastically...
    I grow the perennial pygmy borage (borago pygmea or laxifolia) bought from Cally Gardens. It is quite blue (though photo is lousy - cat was nudging my hand), and seeds quite enthusiastically though can be easily removed. This was growing between paving slabs... A useful little filler in the...
    I grow the perennial pygmy borage (borago pygmea or laxifolia) bought from Cally Gardens. It is quite blue (though photo is lousy - cat was nudging my hand), and seeds quite enthusiastically though can be easily removed. This was growing between...
    I grow the perennial pygmy borage (borago pygmea or laxifolia) bought from Cally Gardens. It is quite blue (though photo is lousy - cat was nudging my hand), and seeds quite enthusiastically...
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  6. Shaneoak

    Tiny Delphinium's

    still not sure how to insert images onto here. do i need drop box?
    still not sure how to insert images onto here. do i need drop box?
    still not sure how to insert images onto here. do i need drop box?
    still not sure how to insert images onto here. do i need drop box?
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  7. Snowbaby

    Rooting carnations

    Easy peasy Snowbaby No you dont need rooting powder Take "pipings"....cuttings from shoots without any buds, about 3" or so long. Mpc is fine but if you add 50% perlite so much the better. ...
    Easy peasy Snowbaby No you dont need rooting powder Take "pipings"....cuttings from shoots without any buds, about 3" or so long. Mpc is fine but if you add 50% perlite so much the better. Water. Cover with polythene bag. Leave in a warm spot out of direct sun. Come September you will have...
    Easy peasy Snowbaby No you dont need rooting powder Take "pipings"....cuttings from shoots without any buds, about 3" or so long. Mpc is fine but if you add 50% perlite so much the better. Water. Cover with polythene bag. Leave in a warm spot...
    Easy peasy Snowbaby No you dont need rooting powder Take "pipings"....cuttings from shoots without any buds, about 3" or so long. Mpc is fine but if you add 50% perlite so much the better. ...
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  8. Sargan

    Can you help identify this shrub ?

    The tallest plant is the willow, best to remove it completely if you can, otherwise it will just regrow.
    The tallest plant is the willow, best to remove it completely if you can, otherwise it will just regrow.
    The tallest plant is the willow, best to remove it completely if you can, otherwise it will just regrow.
    The tallest plant is the willow, best to remove it completely if you can, otherwise it will just regrow.
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  9. Jimcub

    Pampas grass

    ....or disadvantages - as the case may be :psnp:
    ....or disadvantages - as the case may be :psnp:
    ....or disadvantages - as the case may be :psnp:
    ....or disadvantages - as the case may be :psnp:
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  10. lowrider69

    Name of these plant please

    that's the ones thank you
    that's the ones thank you
    that's the ones thank you
    that's the ones thank you
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  11. nikirushka

    Hard pruning a tamarix

    I've got this wayward tamarix, I posted about it a year or two ago. I suspect it has some sort of weeping gene/mutation as apart from a solitary branch this year, it has a downward curving habit....
    I've got this wayward tamarix, I posted about it a year or two ago. I suspect it has some sort of weeping gene/mutation as apart from a solitary branch this year, it has a downward curving habit. most of it is 4ft high at most but it's a good 15ft across now.This is very pretty especially...
    I've got this wayward tamarix, I posted about it a year or two ago. I suspect it has some sort of weeping gene/mutation as apart from a solitary branch this year, it has a downward curving habit. most of it is 4ft high at most but it's a good...
    I've got this wayward tamarix, I posted about it a year or two ago. I suspect it has some sort of weeping gene/mutation as apart from a solitary branch this year, it has a downward curving habit....
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  12. David E Peacock

    Treatment of Tulip bulblets . . .

    @PeterS Thank you for your detailed reply, much appreciated. I do intend to leave my red tulips to remain in their next planting location, so I will plant the large of the plantlets with them...
    @PeterS Thank you for your detailed reply, much appreciated. I do intend to leave my red tulips to remain in their next planting location, so I will plant the large of the plantlets with them and grow on the remainder in a nursery patch. I shall also consider following your lead in...
    @PeterS Thank you for your detailed reply, much appreciated. I do intend to leave my red tulips to remain in their next planting location, so I will plant the large of the plantlets with them and grow on the remainder in a nursery patch. I...
    @PeterS Thank you for your detailed reply, much appreciated. I do intend to leave my red tulips to remain in their next planting location, so I will plant the large of the plantlets with them...
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  13. JDQuinn

    I don't know what this is but it's not doing well!

    Thanks all for replies, other than a very light tidy up I've never really pruned them so maybe cutting back quite hard will encourage new growth and thickening.
    Thanks all for replies, other than a very light tidy up I've never really pruned them so maybe cutting back quite hard will encourage new growth and thickening.
    Thanks all for replies, other than a very light tidy up I've never really pruned them so maybe cutting back quite hard will encourage new growth and thickening.
    Thanks all for replies, other than a very light tidy up I've never really pruned them so maybe cutting back quite hard will encourage new growth and thickening.
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  14. longk
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    Show us your houseplants in bloom now 2017

    The Echeveria purpusorum which @strongylodon sent me a couple of years ago is back in bloom........... Echeveria purpusorum by longk48, on Flickr
    The Echeveria purpusorum which @strongylodon sent me a couple of years ago is back in bloom........... Echeveria purpusorum by longk48, on Flickr
    The Echeveria purpusorum which @strongylodon sent me a couple of years ago is back in bloom........... Echeveria purpusorum by longk48, on Flickr
    The Echeveria purpusorum which @strongylodon sent me a couple of years ago is back in bloom........... Echeveria purpusorum by longk48, on Flickr
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  15. Michael Hewett
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    Amarylis

    That's a bargain!
    That's a bargain!
    That's a bargain!
    That's a bargain!
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  16. TheMadHedger

    Phalaenopsis orchid with new shoots - some questions

    Yes, the shoots are on an old flower stem.I stopped watering it for two months as I simply forgot about it (once the flowers had gone over I moved it you see).Many thanks for the advice.
    Yes, the shoots are on an old flower stem.I stopped watering it for two months as I simply forgot about it (once the flowers had gone over I moved it you see).Many thanks for the advice.
    Yes, the shoots are on an old flower stem.I stopped watering it for two months as I simply forgot about it (once the flowers had gone over I moved it you see).Many thanks for the advice.
    Yes, the shoots are on an old flower stem.I stopped watering it for two months as I simply forgot about it (once the flowers had gone over I moved it you see).Many thanks for the advice.
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  17. CROF

    Question about bonsai Desert Rose?

    It's Adenium obesum. Not really a bonsai plant,it is basically a succulent from warmer parts.I'd definitely not try using normal Bonsai methods when it comes to growing it. Just let it get on...
    It's Adenium obesum. Not really a bonsai plant,it is basically a succulent from warmer parts.I'd definitely not try using normal Bonsai methods when it comes to growing it. Just let it get on with it and keep it warm. It will not get bigger than a couple of feet tall after many years.It...
    It's Adenium obesum. Not really a bonsai plant,it is basically a succulent from warmer parts.I'd definitely not try using normal Bonsai methods when it comes to growing it. Just let it get on with it and keep it warm. It will not get bigger...
    It's Adenium obesum. Not really a bonsai plant,it is basically a succulent from warmer parts.I'd definitely not try using normal Bonsai methods when it comes to growing it. Just let it get on...
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  18. bluegeranium

    Pelargonium cuttings not flowering

    Thanks patience isn't one of my virtues I must admit so I'll keep waiting!!
    Thanks patience isn't one of my virtues I must admit so I'll keep waiting!!
    Thanks patience isn't one of my virtues I must admit so I'll keep waiting!!
    Thanks patience isn't one of my virtues I must admit so I'll keep waiting!!
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  19. David E Peacock
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    Spring bulbs . . .

    @Mowerman - Thank you for your kind words and advice. Much appreciated!
    @Mowerman - Thank you for your kind words and advice. Much appreciated!
    @Mowerman - Thank you for your kind words and advice. Much appreciated!
    @Mowerman - Thank you for your kind words and advice. Much appreciated!
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  20. martyn bromley

    Advice please

    Thanks Pete -maybe need to get my little greenhouse heater out and plugged in !
    Thanks Pete -maybe need to get my little greenhouse heater out and plugged in !
    Thanks Pete -maybe need to get my little greenhouse heater out and plugged in !
    Thanks Pete -maybe need to get my little greenhouse heater out and plugged in !
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  21. Linz

    Skip diving - found bamboo

    Stick them in the soggy bit - they'll take there :thumbsup:
    Stick them in the soggy bit - they'll take there :thumbsup:
    Stick them in the soggy bit - they'll take there :thumbsup:
    Stick them in the soggy bit - they'll take there :thumbsup:
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  22. Snorky85

    Laurel with possible disease....get rid??

    not sure what to do with this as it doesn't look great and is in the wrong place for me. Shall i be brave and get rid or should I replant elsewhere? Any thoughts? Worried if it's a fungus that it...
    not sure what to do with this as it doesn't look great and is in the wrong place for me. Shall i be brave and get rid or should I replant elsewhere? Any thoughts? Worried if it's a fungus that it could spread.
    not sure what to do with this as it doesn't look great and is in the wrong place for me. Shall i be brave and get rid or should I replant elsewhere? Any thoughts? Worried if it's a fungus that it could spread.
    not sure what to do with this as it doesn't look great and is in the wrong place for me. Shall i be brave and get rid or should I replant elsewhere? Any thoughts? Worried if it's a fungus that it...
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  23. prettypolly

    Orchid Help Please

    I'd just use water. Never really liked any kinds of leaf shine.
    I'd just use water. Never really liked any kinds of leaf shine.
    I'd just use water. Never really liked any kinds of leaf shine.
    I'd just use water. Never really liked any kinds of leaf shine.
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  24. David E Peacock

    New Zealand Flax

    You walked into that, pete!!:heehee::loll::lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    You walked into that, pete!!:heehee::loll::lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    You walked into that, pete!!:heehee::loll::lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    You walked into that, pete!!:heehee::loll::lunapic 130165696578242 5:
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