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    Cheers, dude. They're very healthy - good strong roots!

    However, I'll need to shift them, as they've grown right at the stone archway and entrance to our lawn, so at the moment we have to skip past them to get in there. Just waiting until they're fully developed and more settled before they're relocated into the main garden

    Yup, the trailer stakes are good and seem to work well.

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    The Hollyhocks are growing right under that arch!

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    Some Golden Virginia tobacco seeds I got off eBay 2.5 months ago.

    Amazed they're growing TBH. But they are! Not illegal unless you try to sell it without paying duty.

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    Apparently with a 5 gallon tub they grow to 8ft. That is the sum total of my crop above. When dehydrated the actual yield will be tiny I am sure. Still, a bit of fun.

    They are just growing without any greenhouse help etc though slugs are attacking the lower leaves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by User211 View Post
    Some Golden Virginia tobacco seeds I got off eBay 2.5 months ago.

    Amazed they're growing TBH. But they are! Not illegal unless you try to sell it without paying duty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    Got horsetail... Its survived since the dinasaurs so just about impossible to kill. Anyway if others have it then the spores just come to you anyway... Its got some uses though, and makes a great pan cleaner
    We also have Horsetail and cleavers (sticky stuff) but we are OK with all but a few weeds and wild native plants as they give the garden a natural feel and are an attractor for all sorts of wildlife and we always look forward to slate winter /early spring with the banks of snowdrops followed by the fruit trees in blossom along with the bluebells under them.




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    Grew tobacco once.. Got a fair amount of leaves too... You could send them away to be processed in those days but i didnt. There is also the nicotina plants that are grown for their flowers. You get great fragrant flowers with those.. Its different to tobacco plant
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    I don't think they like a lot of water they go very lame when it has been raining, and rise up almost vertically when it dries out.

    Interesting they smell nice when they flower. Apparently they are almost evergreen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macca View Post
    I lived in a place where the garden was becoming over run with Japanese Knotweed. Supposedly one of the most resistant plants to any chemicals and major threat to the UK environment, as leave just one tiny piece behind in the soil and it will grow back in months. The landlord got in gypsies to get rid of it and whatever they did it worked and it never came back.
    ah yes , Japanese knotweed . I have just complained to a letting company whose house is near mine . they have it growing in the drains and everywhere . not sure if they will do anything though . its a menace . well done to those gysies !i
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marco View Post
    Cheers, dude. They're very healthy - good strong roots!

    However, I'll need to shift them, as they've grown right at the stone archway and entrance to our lawn, so at the moment we have to skip past them to get in there. Just waiting until they're fully developed and more settled before they're relocated into the main garden

    Yup, the trailer stakes are good and seem to work well.

    A wee view of Marco-Towers:





    The Hollyhocks are growing right under that arch!

    Marco.
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    Lol... Nah, we like (and use) the lawn. We could build an extension on the other side, but we'll most likely move house before then, to a nice little village, somewhere properly in the Welsh countryside.

    We're looking at Montgomery: https://www.theguardian.com/money/20...ntgomery-powys

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