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Asiatic Lilies

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 19:32

Thank you!!

Do you know approximately how long it will take for them to start showing? I planted them about 6inches down? Is that right do you think??


Asiatic Lilies

Posted: 07/04/2014 at 19:24

Hi All,

I have planted a few Asiatic lily bulbs in large containers. They have a good mixture of sand and compost. I have placed grit at the bottom of these containers to aid drainage.

It is raining quite a lot lately and isn't obviously too warm... I live in Nottingham. Will this affect my bulbs, or will they be fine??

Any advice on lily bulbs will be greatly appreciated.... no advice is better than someone who has previously grown these!!

Thanks in advance!!!


Posted: 06/04/2014 at 18:21
No, it's been kept indoors. No lower than about 18c. :-/.


Posted: 06/04/2014 at 08:50

Grey squirrels are a nightmare in my garden! They have literally bit through two of my bird feeders!!



Posted: 06/04/2014 at 08:47

Thank you, I do spray the leaves occasionally. I really take care of it, that's why I have no idea why it's going brown! The compost seems quite dry.


Runner beans

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 08:46


In two weeks time I am going to pop the seeds into small pots and begin their germination inside on a windowsill. Should I transplant them outside in late May?? They are a dwarf variety and can be grown in pots... I would like them to grow more into a bush rather than long... is that possible?


Herbs in Window boxes

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 08:34

Hi Carolyn,

I have so many herbs! I love them. To stop the small herbs from spreading... you could always plant them into the window box inside their pot (you don't want one herb taking over).

There are many that have beautiful flowers on as well, such as, blue hyssop or rosemary.

I would also recommend putting grit/small stones on top of the soil once the herbs have been planted; this will make the herb garden look complete!

I have rosemary, two types of mint, lavender, tricolour sage, blue hyssop, chives, garlic chives, parsley and so many more and they're all growing well! Most are very easy to look after!!


Posted: 06/04/2014 at 08:19

Hi All!

I am having problems with my fiddle leaf fig. It is indoors, in a bright position but not direct sunlight. It was loosing it's leaves so I began to water a little bit more, however, there is quite a lot of brown patches on the leaves... they are also very thin and floppy (I'm unsure as to whether this is normal?).

Any help at all will be greatly appreciated! Thank you!!!

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