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Latest posts by Fleurisa

Removing leaves from unknown bulbs

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 15:56

They aren't bulbs the seeds are big though

Percy Thrower quote

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 14:51

I don't know much about Percy Thrower but I would hope he wouldn't use a double negative in a sentence!

Rudbeckia and Echinacea

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 14:49

I'm not sure you can, the leaves are similar, the flower stems on rudbeckia tend to be taller

Help me save my courgettes please!

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:57

If you find a male flower shove it into the female flower to aid pollination, are you getting many insects inside your polytunnel?

Help me save my courgettes please!

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:55

the flowers die as soon as the pollinating window has passed

Asthma and Gardening

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:54

I did some hoeing last night at the allotment which got me wheezy from the dust. I don't use any aerosols because they make me sneeze, it used to be a nightmare in the changing rooms at school with all the spray deodorants being used

Help me save my courgettes please!

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 13:49

Pulling the flowers off once the courgette starts to form can help prevent rot from the flower end. Leaving a soggy flower attached to the fruit is not good for it

Red currant bush problem

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 11:46

Sounds like powdery mildew, how long have they been planted? Try watering them more

Veg patch troubles

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 11:44

It looks like a salvia or sage. Lettuce don't like warm weather

Red onions

Posted: 19/06/2014 at 11:43

This is the very last time we are trying red onions because of them bolting, we have grown a winter version thinking they would be better, but no, still bolted. You can buy heat treated red onions which are supposed to stop them from bolting.

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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