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Latest posts by Fleurisa

Slug Pubs

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 14:15

You should leave the top of your slug trap sticking above ground level a bit to stop any ground beetles falling in and drowning. Slugs will still crawl up and over the rim


Posted: 21/08/2014 at 14:12

We got downy mildew on our onions this year, have you checked for that?

Does your Shed have a Name ??

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 12:26

Yes, it's called my shed. And the allotment shed is called my allotment shed

Onions - Autumn planting

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 13:53

I have read that 'bulb compost' is only needed for planting up bulbs into containers that don't have drainage holes. The kind that are used for forcing paperwhite daffodils and hyacinths indoors. It is a bit of a con as it is pretty expensive compared to multipurpose compost


Posted: 20/08/2014 at 13:50

Water on Nemasys slug killer nematodes


Posted: 20/08/2014 at 09:27

It gets down to freezing quite often in South Africa as my hubby found when he had to go there for work. He said there would be a frost on the car in the morning but if it was a clear day it would be in the low 20C by lunch time

Cherry Laurel hedging

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 09:24

I'd cut them back by half now


Posted: 20/08/2014 at 09:20

Planting during the dry summer is your main cause of the problem, a perfect example of why autumn is usually recommended for planting. The plants won't have put roots down and are solely relying on you for water

Anyone able to ID this plant for me, please.

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 15:09

I don't know what it is but I'm guessing that it might be a biennial and will flower next year


Posted: 19/08/2014 at 12:53

Tomsk, when your daffs and tulips flowered is dependant on variety and not planting time. May is a pretty typical flowering time for them

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

Bug Hotel

I'm making a bug hotel 
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