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Latest posts by Fleurisa

new Echinacea plant

Posted: 12/02/2015 at 10:13

You should be able to see some roots at the bottom of the pot, unless it has just been potted on to sell

Spring Bulbs not flowering

Posted: 10/02/2015 at 14:29

Iris reticulata usually come out before crocus

Plant ID please

Posted: 09/02/2015 at 14:32

Definitely blackcurrants, cut out some of the thickest oldest stems down to the ground. Leave the younger growth

Astilbe Chinensis 'Purpurkerze'

Posted: 09/02/2015 at 14:30

I leave my astilbe flower heads on too and just cut them off when there are signs of new growth.

Tree Lily Bulbs

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 14:07

No they are not a marketing trick, they grow huge in their second year, pretty tall in their first year too

Recommendation for extendable loppers

Posted: 05/01/2015 at 13:45

get extendable bypass ratchet loppers, they won't get jammed shut

Gardening research for physically restricted people

Posted: 18/12/2014 at 16:17

You should have a look at Niki Preston's blog and facebook page . There have been many features in Amateur Gardening covering her difficulties.

Which tree for my garden?

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 13:29

Were there any mushrooms around the tree which died? You don't want to plant another tree in the same area if you had honey fungus.

Grape hyacinths

Posted: 21/11/2014 at 16:02

They need the leaves to photosynthesise which will feed the bulb so that it can flower again and again. Depends on whether you want them to flower again

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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