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Help little flies everywhere

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 18:02
Thanks, that sounds good. I don't want to use any pesticide this may work i'm gonna try the sticky traps and sporay with garlic.

Help little flies everywhere

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 10:27
as soon as I put young plants in the greenhouse within a day swarms with small white flies pounce on my plants and suck the life out of them. how can I prevent this and where do they come from. I have no idea if it really flies. They are very similarlooking like flies

Seed swap

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 09:42
This is my swap list:
Tagetes patula nana ???harmony boy???
Tagetes patula
Lavatera trimestris ???loveliness???
Phacelia tanacetifolia
Agrostemma githago
Millium effusum aureum
Callistephus chinensis
Zinnia elegans
Diathus barbatus
Hydychium densiflorum ???assam orange???
Pelargonium ageratum zonale
Gypsophila elegans covert garden
Calendula officinalis
Adonis Aestivalis
Centaurea cyanus
Centaurea cyanus
Matthiolia incana alba
Agerathus houstiniatum ???blue mink???
Nerium Oleander
Tropaeolum majus nanum
Petunia nana compacta
Lathyrus odoratus
Psysoslegia virginia
Vigna radiata
Cynoglossum amabile

Seed swap

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 09:40
is there someone who likes to swap seeds with me
I live in Netherland. I would like te get some seeds from primula auricula and helleborus and more nice plants that are populair in the UK

what kind of grit do the gardeners use in there potting soil?

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 18:42
can i use litter box grid instead?

what kind of grit do the gardeners use in there potting soil?

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 18:40
nigel coad nice to kwow jou liked it in Groningen. I live at the other side of the netherlands, next to zeeland.
I have a question, where can i buy that?

Talkback: Garden foxes

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:57
Every now and then i have a couple of foxes in my back garden.
the next morning I find foxes poo witch you can easily recognize by the thin elongated shape and color which is black. I Like foxes a lot.
It's a shame that they are hunted all over the place. Its a living creature that deserves to live.

problem soil

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:44
I always use lime!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:37
Here in the Netherlands in Noord Brabant 80 km from the coast is it not very cold today 3.4 C there was snow this morning, but it is melting now.
and there is hardly any wind. Rather nice weather i think for this time of the jear.

what kind of grit do the gardeners use in there potting soil?

Posted: 07/12/2012 at 12:29
what do the gardeners from gardeners world us there potting soil? It looks like a kind or very small stones about two to four millimeters .Is it a kind of grit ore something else? They also springel some of it on top of een potted plant. Are there better things i can use? what is the name of that product.?
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Help little flies everywhere

I am having trouble with swarms of flies in my greenhouse. how do i get rit of them. 
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what kind of grit do the gardeners use in there potting soil?

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s it possible to to exchange seeds between Dutch, English and Scottish gardener

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