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Latest posts by Fleurisa

Garden Wedding - Plants

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 14:41

Sarah Raven do seeds for cutting flowers, you might be able to get feed back from them for growing times

Spring is getting closer.

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 15:46

21st or 22nd March for me

Spring Bulbs?!!

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 08:17

The only way to keep them for next year is to plant them now. Unplanted bulbs will just shrivel and dry up. You might not get any flowers this year

Hedging and Horses

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:44

You could get a mix of the dark pink and white flowering hawthorn

First Spring Flowers

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:39

My Iris 'Katherine Hodgkin' are all flowering. I don't really like them though, too wishy washy for me

Insect repellant/deterrent

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:36

if you don't want to cover yourself with nasty chemicals try 'Highland Midge Lotion' from MaryJean, I got some for when we went to Scotland last August. I don't know whether there were a lot of flies around, but I didn't get nibbled on.

I need new secateurs

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:30

I've got my granny's old pair of felco's, you can get replacement blades for them, so you should never need to buy any new secateurs after getting a felco. The red handles mean you're unlikely to misplace them. They come in a variety of sizes to suit different size hands.

B&Q dead plants

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 12:05

These are bare root plants aren't they? Always a bit of a risk from B&Q

Huge garden hedge

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 11:07

It will also be sucking up all the water as they are very thirsty plants


Posted: 05/02/2014 at 11:40

The rhizomes of bearded iris are usually planted on top of the soil so they get the sun on them. If your soil is heavy you might need to mix some grit into the planting hole

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