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Latest posts by Fleurisa


Posted: 16/06/2014 at 11:08

If something nibbles the tip while it is growing it's the same as you pinching out your plants to encourage side shoots

Bugs on my orchids

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 11:07

Dab methylated spirits on them with a cotton bud, it doesn't damage the plant. I had lots on a new cactus I had bought

Is it too late?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 10:40

The last lot I soaked for about 5 hours before sowing and they came up much quicker than the ones I didn't soak.

Bags of potting compost purchased - absolutely rubbish

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 10:36

I've bought Clover multipurpose compost, which is lovely, no rubbish in it.

Kids,dogs and gardens

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 17:12

I'd be upset too, but you've got to be thankful you've got a daughter who'll go outside instead of just coming home and sitting in front of the tv.

Stewartia Sinensis

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 17:10

Sounds about right to me

Stewartia Sinensis

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 16:23

Link from the RHS probably requires ericaceous plant food

Help with ID please

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 16:22

A phormium perhaps or possibly a yucca

Shrubs and plants dying in established border

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 14:42

Have a look at this link for Honey fungus and see if it is this



aphids on apple trees

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 09:48

Try using your fingers to squash the worst of them and then use your spray

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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