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Latest posts by Fleurisa

Mislaid Bulbs

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 14:28

If you wait until autumn they will be dead. Plant straight away as they will probably flower, throw away any that have gone soft or mouldy

Anyone a winner?

Posted: 20/02/2015 at 10:56

I've won once, girly pink hand tools. Also won on Grow Your Own magazine, RHS Apple book. Last year I won the prize draw for the Insiders questionnaires, £250 Amazon vouchers

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.

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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