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Latest posts by Fleurisa

Tomato thriving on neglect!

Posted: 20/06/2014 at 10:51

Tomato seeds will survive digestion which is why they grow so well around sewage works

Removing leaves from unknown bulbs

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 15:56

They aren't bulbs the seeds are big though

Percy Thrower quote

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 14:51

I don't know much about Percy Thrower but I would hope he wouldn't use a double negative in a sentence!

Rudbeckia and Echinacea

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 14:49

I'm not sure you can, the leaves are similar, the flower stems on rudbeckia tend to be taller

Help me save my courgettes please!

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:57

If you find a male flower shove it into the female flower to aid pollination, are you getting many insects inside your polytunnel?

Help me save my courgettes please!

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:55

the flowers die as soon as the pollinating window has passed

Asthma and Gardening

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:54

I did some hoeing last night at the allotment which got me wheezy from the dust. I don't use any aerosols because they make me sneeze, it used to be a nightmare in the changing rooms at school with all the spray deodorants being used

Help me save my courgettes please!

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:49

Pulling the flowers off once the courgette starts to form can help prevent rot from the flower end. Leaving a soggy flower attached to the fruit is not good for it

Red currant bush problem

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 11:46

Sounds like powdery mildew, how long have they been planted? Try watering them more

Veg patch troubles

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 11:44

It looks like a salvia or sage. Lettuce don't like warm weather

Discussions started by Fleurisa

Unidentified Plant

Plant with furry red stems 
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Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 20:09

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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Last Post: 12/01/2014 at 20:22


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