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Latest posts by Fleurisa

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


Posted: 18/06/2014 at 11:51

You pinch out the growing tip when it has reached the top of the greenhouse or when you have 6 trusses of fruits for outside plants.

Side shoots are removed for corden (straight up) tomato plants, these are found in the leaf axil between the leaf and main stem

Poorly buddlea buzz

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 10:23

I've got those buzz buddlejas, they put on quite a bit of growth for a 'compact' plant, if I feed them they might take over the garden


Posted: 18/06/2014 at 10:18

nematodes work best on slugs that go into the soil. I have read recently that slugs and snails are really attracted to watermelon, so you could put some out and then collect the slugs up

Plant inspiration please!

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 10:14

You will probably need to feed the soil with a couple of buckets of rotted manure too, conifers rob the soil of nutrients

Poorly buddlea buzz

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 10:12

if a buddleja will happily grow from a brick wall or chimney pot, they can't need that much feeding, can they?

What is this mystery plant?

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 09:48

seems to be a popular discussion at the moment, the ones at work have put up flower spikes this year and they aren't even that big

How to increase soil temp (for growing sweet potatoes

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 09:46

I wonder if they've got any plants at my local b&q, I'd love to grow sweet potatoes. Will try and remember to go after work

runner beans

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 14:41


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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Cat sick of catnip turns to cannabis

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Bug Hotel

I'm making a bug hotel 
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