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Latest posts by Flower bird

Butterfly watch?

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 17:09
Hi chilli, I saw two butterflies today, not sure if they were red admirals but they had that type of colour. Normally don't see many round here so to see two in one day was quite something.

Hedgehog Watch!!!

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 17:06
We had a hedgehog a few years ago but haven't seen it for a long time. Saw a lovely robin today.

plant id please

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 17:04
Yes they look like chrysanths to me too, very pretty. Must remember to plant mine put when I get some new ones.

Lost and found in your garden

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 17:02
Hi swed boy, I have been out in our flat gardens today and been pottering around, loved it, some plants had died but one of my primroses was in full boom, last year it didnt do very well so I had to move it. Blue bells are very slow but planted some narcissus that are in flower round one of the trees, even saw a robin watching me, a lovely day.

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 16:53
Annual meadow sounds brill Marion, can I say anenomes ( Japanese) I love them.

Let's find out who gave me the Lurgy

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 16:50
Not me either Verdun, wrap up and keep warm.

Seed compost

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 10:53
Sorry cler didn't realise you were talking about seed compost, haven't woken up yet........On all my seed pots I always put a fine layer of grit or vermiculite/perlite......I have found by doing that I no longer have probs with moldy looking stuff and all my seeds and little plants are ok.

Hardening off

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 10:50
Yes, got alot of them, think I will leave it til alot warmer, thanks Lizzie.

Seed compost

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 10:48
I am not an expert by any means cler, maybe you could scrape off the top layer of compost and put some fresh down. I used to get that on my house plants but don't anymore. I feed and water them from underneath. Hope this has been some help.

Hardening off

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 10:41
I have alot of geranium cuttings which have been on my window sills all winter and are doing very nicely, is it time to start hardening them off......I haven't got a greenhouse so they would have to go outside. Have just started feeding them.

Discussions started by Flower bird

Plagues of caterpillars each year on our geraniums

How to control or prevent them 
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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 10:46

How to save my geraniums form crawlers eating them

Pests 
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Last Post: 23/07/2013 at 09:46

Leaf yellowing

Geraniums 
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Last Post: 24/05/2013 at 19:53

Spellcheck taking over and no emails

Difficulties with writing on posts 
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Last Post: 28/04/2013 at 17:19

Talkback: Spring jobs in the garden

Hi Pippa, enjoyed your blog......I went to see the garden I look after today, I haven't been there for a few weeks so it was a nice surpris... 
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Last Post: 26/04/2013 at 18:17

Bedding plants

Safe to take a chance 
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Last Post: 25/04/2013 at 22:33

Hardening off

Geranium cuttings 
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Last Post: 07/04/2013 at 11:01

Top soil feed for shrubs

Slow release feeds 
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Last Post: 06/04/2013 at 20:05

First day of spring

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Last Post: 01/03/2013 at 18:06

Continuation of slugs

Can't kill em 
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Last Post: 09/02/2013 at 14:59

Busy Lizzies

This years seeds 
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Last Post: 19/04/2013 at 21:18

Winter feeding of cuttings

Geraniums 
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Last Post: 25/01/2013 at 09:53

Winter feeding of cuttings

Geraniums 
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Last Post: 20/01/2013 at 12:18

New to all this this

Photograph uploads 
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Last Post: 15/01/2013 at 17:54
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