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Watering dried-out pots

Posted: Today at 12:28

well Bob, wished you'd posted before Saturday hehe, just spent all sat popping my little beauties into buckets of water for half an hour to make sure all saturated !! hadnt really realised just how dried out they'd got - even though watered daily. but as you say, the water has just been draining straight out of them. better now

Lavender Advice Please

Posted: Yesterday at 20:50

Ps-that's Timothy in the background, my late mother in law's prized boy (apart from her Nick of course the OH) lol 

Lavender Advice Please

Posted: Yesterday at 20:49

Just on the way out, been in the garden , pots, garden and back into a pot ! Going to trip flower stems off, give it a trim but do not cut into deadwood as won't recover. Cogitating on whether to pop it back into soil now it's back to healthiness x 

Belfast Sink Ideas

Posted: Yesterday at 20:44

Aw thanks OL, used to be full of herbs but wanted something different, so went for alpines - wanted pretty flowers ... Snails love it but coming on ! There's thyme in the centre but sluggies keep scoffing it lol 

Belfast Sink Ideas

Posted: Yesterday at 19:32

 Here's mine x

Bad year for Impatiens?

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 18:33

 Mine's just starting to flower finally ! Planted up in May ...... But a beauty 



Posted: 13/07/2014 at 16:46

Hello there, saw this by the roadside in Lagos Portugal last Week and was beautiful , wondered what it was - now I know! May be a new purchase happening to me  

Great year for Fuchsias

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 16:24

Now I didn't know that - thanks buddyboy. I like / prefer to water in the morning but never can get out of my snug bed early enough. Will make an effort to water fuschia before work   . Everything blooms earlier daaaawn safth than ooop  north 

Great year for Fuchsias

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 10:02

Wow, well what am I doing wrong ? Just a few buds on mine, must be patient I suppose..... Am in NW, where are you ?


honeysuckle won't flower

Posted: 21/06/2014 at 21:45

Cut it back hard, feed well,  water well and mulch, watch it grow and you'll have lots of flowers but.... Next year x

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Discussions started by Flora rosa

Frog hopper / cuckoo spit / good, bad or indifferent

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Killer in action

Isn't nature fab 
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Rose black spot

Sorry, can't see the original thread - does vinegar spray work in your opinion? 
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Dragonfly ???

Just spotted this sunbathing - then started thundering and lightning  
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Bumblebees in trouble - seem to have a few bees in trouble . But why?

How can I help them? 
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Wildflower mats

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