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Latest posts by Fleurisa

A Senior Moment.

Posted: 05/08/2014 at 12:38

My hubby managed to leave our garage keys in the lock while we went out for the day. Fortunately no-one had decided to help themselves to our bikes stored in there amongst other items!

Funny little spiders on my Dahlia

Posted: 04/08/2014 at 15:03

They look more like mites than spiders to me. I would guess they are bad

Talkback: Moving house

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 15:50

You have to make it clear when you are selling your house that the plants they see in the garden are going to be removed

Forum names

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 15:47

Agapanthus are in the family Amaryllidaceae, and lilies are in the family Liliaceae which is why lily beetles don't eat agapanthus

Taunton Flower Show

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 15:41

Toby wasn't the problem, it was the people who told him what to present and how. He was only the puppet

Taunton Flower Show

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 14:09

What! You don't know who Toby is, don't you read any gardening magazines or seen any garden programs with him in?

spuds just fall apart when boiled

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 10:24

Have you tried steaming them instead?

Friend or Foe

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 09:52

I grew cerinthe about 6 years ago I think this year is the first year when I haven't had loads of seedlings coming up. They can persist for quite a while

Replacing hanging petunias

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 09:47

If you try cutting back one of your hanging baskets quite hard and giving it a good water and feed you can see if your petunias grow back bushier. Worth a try before you rip the lot out. Try soaking the hanging basket in a bucket of water if possible to get it really watered

Graveled area

Posted: 01/08/2014 at 09:45

It is very likely that the undersheet has been damaged by any weed roots growing through it, those grasses have really strong roots

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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