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Latest posts by Fleurisa

Bug ID!

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 16:07

You need to check in the pots for the larvae as they might be eating the roots right now

Talkback: Ladybird nursery

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 10:41

You need to sort out the ant problem first as ants will kill ladybirds

Sick Rose

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 10:37

You can still get replant disease even when using mychorrizal fungi. You plant inside a big cardboard box placed into the hole and fill this with new compost (loam based), buy the time the roots reach the sides of the box it will have disintegrated and the plant will be well established

Sweet potato

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 10:27

You could try growing them in large black pots outside as this would absorb some heat, otherwise you can grow them through black plastic

Plant suggestion please

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 10:20

I think you have to take cuttings with thyme as it is a woody plant

Plant suggestion please

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 09:58


Why do perennials die?

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 14:14

If plants aren't happy where they are, they will eventually falter and die

Builders dust

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 14:12

I'd ask them if they could put up some screening to reduce the amount of dust blowing over. Point out that your plants are suffering and hint at getting some compensation from them

Weed or plant!?

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 14:09

It looks like a poppy seedling

problem grass verge

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 11:37

I've just come back from watching the Tour de France in the Yorkshire dales and the verges there were very pretty with a lilac/blue geranium amongst the grass. Also my nose spotted some sweet Cecily growing too, it had been battered a bit by people admiring the yellow sheep, so it had released its fragrance.

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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