Latest posts by Fleurisa


Posted: 03/07/2015 at 10:30

Do they look like the prickly outdoor cucumbers?

Caterpillars on my sprouts

Posted: 03/07/2015 at 10:13

Pick them off, remove any eggs, then cover the plants with butterfly netting

Help with Star jasmine

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 14:06

Check the soil for vine weevil grubs

Soil Bourne pests

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 15:47

'strong diluted' - how is that going to work???

newbie with a droopy problem

Posted: 24/03/2015 at 09:24

I've seen that before in more exotic climates, I think that's what they are supposed to do


Posted: 24/03/2015 at 09:18

When I did my college course I had to do 200 plant I.D's with common and latin names, we were given the phonetic pronunciation along with the latin spelling. Once you have learnt the basics you can work out how to pronounce new words.

Weed membrane good or bad?

Posted: 24/03/2015 at 09:15

The water should soak through, although it may be slow. Try pouring a bucket of water on top to see how long it takes. I have membrane down in my front garden and I never water the plants there.

How much topsoil I should put in on chalk to grow turf

Posted: 23/03/2015 at 14:35

You need a minimum depth of 15cm of soil to grow turf

Transplantation Shock in Vegetables

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 16:54

Do you water them with cold water? That will make them sulk and droop until they warm up again


Posted: 17/03/2015 at 09:49

Most deciduous shrubs are best moved in early autumn, you would have to water it a lot if you moved it now.

Discussions started by Fleurisa

Unidentified Plant

Plant with furry red stems 
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Garden Festival 
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I'm making a bug hotel 
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