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Latest posts by Fleurisa

Trough Liners

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 11:35

I line them with an old compost bag inside, but my main problem is the magpies pulling it to pieces to make their nests!

Plant identification

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 17:28

The ones at Arley Hall have made it through this mild winter. There were also loads of them growing at Ness gardens

Insect Eating Plants

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 15:41

The stick ferny ones are Sundew

carrotts, parsnips, beetroot.

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 13:15

Parsnips won't be ready until the end of the year, carrots it depends but they aren't instant and neither are beetroot.

Radish are the only things that should be ready about 4 weeks after sowing


Posted: 18/06/2014 at 13:13

It depends on growing conditions and variety, usually more than 6 foot in a greenhouse

what to plant under an oak tree, sunny though......

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 13:09

Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy' is good ground cover, its a dead nettle with white flowers and silvery leaves. Geranium phaeum 'Album' has white flowers which will shine out from the shade


Posted: 18/06/2014 at 12:25

It should stop them from growing out sideways


Posted: 18/06/2014 at 11:55

So don't pinch out the tips only remove side shoots

Insect Eating Plants

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 11:54

I think they require peat based or just peat compost and rain water


Posted: 18/06/2014 at 11:52

I do what Verdun says too

Discussions started by Fleurisa

Unidentified Plant

Plant with furry red stems 
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Arley Hall and Gardens

Garden Festival 
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Last Post: 10/06/2014 at 10:52

Cat sick of catnip turns to cannabis

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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 15:13

Bug Hotel

I'm making a bug hotel 
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