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Latest posts by Jess is in the Garden

indoor palm

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 16:41

Thanks Blairs - mine is east facing, with about 1 hour max of morning direct light, then just bright light. I will try to mist it more frequently though, as probably haven't done this enough.

tools I no longer need

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 16:39

Ooh Forester, good idea! Thank you. 

indoor palm

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 16:33

Thanks Dove - I have misted the leaves though...and it is in a cool room without a strong radiator and no double glazing

I'll try repotting though.

Aubrieta and fuschia

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 14:32

Ah yes, the joys of garden centres that have friendly pet cat, fish tank, even cool ornamental animals to look at - all add up when trying to get that precious 15 minutes alone to choose a plant, without kids 

That said, my 6 yr old is a star and loves garden centres so much (I trained her well from an early age), that I have a new 'problem' now: she goes and gets her own trolley, then proceeds to liAd it up with "all the plants we need for our garden because they are so pretty", leading to much deliberation and compromise before reaching the tills

Slugs

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 14:24

Nematodes work a treat to keep slugs away from my plants.

Not cheap, but they do work for about 3 months after one application.

 

Liking the sound of these organic pellets!

indoor palm

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 14:22

Anyone? Please? 

worst gardening old wives tales

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 14:21

I love the one about elder. 

worst gardening old wives tales

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 14:21

Yes- I stupidly bought some in France once, thinking I could with a bit of a detox...then had a vat-full over the day and was up half the night on the loo 

What is best around decking

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 14:14

Thanks keyser - will keep that one on file for when I eventually own a garden large enough!

tools I no longer need

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 14:12

dj some really good fiskars lawn shears 

Discussions started by Jess is in the Garden

Dwarf acer palmatum dissectum

Do they usually flower? 
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Last Post: 01/04/2014 at 17:12

tools I no longer need

where can I sell them? 
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Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 22:06

indoor palm

listless and poorly... 
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Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 16:41

Buying ladybirds or larvae?

A big con or good?! 
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Last Post: 06/03/2014 at 14:52

Met52 bio control for vine weevil

Not available to buy! 
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Last Post: 06/03/2014 at 14:51

Plant ID please

a present  
Replies: 19    Views: 547
Last Post: 03/03/2014 at 12:46

Nemasys Vine Weevil Nematodes

Is it too early to use them in the garden now? 
Replies: 9    Views: 386
Last Post: 16/02/2014 at 23:26

eucalyptus illness

what is this on the leaves?! 
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Last Post: 31/01/2014 at 17:52

Vine weevil evil :-(

What to do in Winter? 
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Last Post: 03/02/2014 at 16:24

Skimmia Japonica

hardly any berries and very yellow leaves 
Replies: 16    Views: 416
Last Post: 17/01/2014 at 18:37

Where are my snowdrops?

None have come up at all! 
Replies: 53    Views: 1363
Last Post: 15/01/2014 at 12:47

Identification of a large bush!

photo included :-) 
Replies: 6    Views: 392
Last Post: 19/12/2013 at 19:53

what is this bush, anyone?

Winter-flowering bush 
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Last Post: 11/12/2013 at 17:16

thyme pruning

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Last Post: 07/12/2013 at 18:29

Mini meadow a mighty mess!

alternative plants please... 
Replies: 18    Views: 465
Last Post: 28/06/2013 at 17:56
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