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Latest posts by Fleurisa

Osteospermum not thriving this year?

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:21

Last years pot was bigger

Greenhouse help

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 09:18

Tomatoes grow better if planted into the greenhouse border, they won't dry out as easily as in pots. The only thing you'll need to do is change the soil regularly so you don't get a build up of pests and diseases. Some people do it every year, others every three years.

When I planted my tomatoes I filled the hole in with new compost

Black flys!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 09:11

Sticky fly paper and stop watering your pots from above, let the top soil dry out and only water into a dish under the pot

Bee hotel has a vistor

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 09:05

The caterpillars are there for food

Hazelnut trees - What are your experiences?

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 16:31

I don't know about growing them but I do know that if you have any squirrels around you they will get the nuts before you do

New starter

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 16:10

Radishes are really quick to grow so only do a few seeds at a time and every other week. They should be ready to eat 4 weeks after sowing

Novice gardener with an overgrown gardener

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 16:08

Autumn is the best time to plants those you have listed, from the end of september


Posted: 16/07/2014 at 09:39

Whether they are ready to dig up depends on what type they are. First earlies need a min of 12 weeks in the ground, maincrop need longer

How to confuse whitefly

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 16:02

I read (possibly on here) that insects don't like cinnamon, maybe the smell is too much for them

Thalictrum needs a boost

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 16:00

I don't know about deadheading as mine just seems to put up a couple of stems and I've never bothered trying. But I did accidently knock the head off one of the stems a couple of months ago and it is slowly regrowing with a flower. So I guess it might

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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