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Posted: 20/01/2014 at 15:10

Alan, I've sent a message to Daniel 

How's your trapped nerves?

Do I plant my biennial bellis daisy out or keep it inside?

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 12:18

The new compost will also give them some more nutrients so they continue to grow - they might just sit there and not grow otherwise - this way you should have some lovely plants by the time the weather's ok for them to go out 

just this once

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 12:14 


Hi Neighbour

Go to Reads' website and highlight and copy their website address from the toolbar

into the post you're making and then hit the space bar so that there's a space after the address - that should make the address show as a link - fingers crossed. 


Posted: 20/01/2014 at 11:38

Yes, sorry Lily, I realised I'd told half a story so edited and added a bit quickly not realising it had already been read - absolutely no problem, nothing for me to get upset about ((hugs)) 


Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:48

Yes Lily, it was the Tower 


Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:45

BL, - the hotel could have been pricey, but we booked it on  and it was one of the Top Secret ones, where they they tell you all about it and where it is etc but not which one it is until you've booked - we paid approx £90 for a luxurious double room overlooking Tower Bridge and St Katharine's Dock and all the yachts etc ..... bargain!!!

Still a lot of money for us in the grand scheme of things, but it was a treat for both of us as Christmas had been difficult with Pa being rushed to hospital - and my brother's off abroad for 4 weeks from tomorrow so I'll be doing all the parent visiting etc, - think it was well worth it as a one off.

Rose ID

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:41

Sorry, unless we can clearly see the form of the bloom we can do nothing except make a guess - maybe we'll have to wait until it blooms again.  

But don't let lack of identification hold you back from pruning and potting on as I suggested, end of Feb/beg of March I think this year, as we must be due some cold weather soon. 

Flies in compost

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:39

Perfectly normal - they'll be fruit flies and compost gnats and they're helping with breaking down the vegetable matter.  

Do I plant my biennial bellis daisy out or keep it inside?

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:36

Think I'd pot them up individually now and harden them off when the weather improves (after the cold snap we've been promised/threatened with). Then you can plant them out when spring arrives properly.

They would normally be hardy but they've been protected and will be a little soft - can't see why they won't flower.

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