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Latest posts by Lilylouise

Bedding plants

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 22:39
It was bird sand Jazzy - Barry used it to display his shallots at our local flower show
Pam LL x

Bedding plants

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 20:51
I have been known to use some of the sand used for putting in a budgies cage
Pam LL x

Bedding plants

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 19:16

I can't see your message Jazzy

Pam LL x

My cuttings!

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 19:14

Thankyou Jean,Bunnysgarden and Kate

Kate - I prefer vermiculite to mix in the compost and for putting on top of seeds when I have sown them but the perlite seems better with the cuttings

Pam LL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 19:00

Evening ! Just been trying to catch up - Lottie I hope the headmaster  throws the book at the little monsters - are they from the school that begins with the letter G?

Pleased everything went well bjay

Take it a bit easy Jo

Pam LL x

how many petunia seeds into a cell insert?

Posted: 28/01/2013 at 16:30
Very small seeds can be mixed with a tiny amount of dry silver sand to aid better distribution .
Pam LL x

Tasty and unusual fruit

Posted: 27/01/2013 at 14:29
What is the point of pink blueberries and white strawberries!!!!!!
Pam LL x

My cuttings!

Posted: 27/01/2013 at 12:05
This week I have been working in my greenhouse-picking plants over ,watering well and taking stock of the good and bad!
I have had a few casualties-lost all the brachycombe cuttings and quite a lot of the verbenas which were got at by a bad infestation of aphids A tray of scented Geraniums looks very poorly -my fault for not watering them correctly.
I have 14 out of 24 healthy Perlite Laurentias,only 10 out of 18 trailing Perlite Gerniums and the two pots of Sanvitalia Perlite cuttings look o.k - I will have to pot them on soon. The Leysesteria and Cobaea cuttings didn't survive - worth a try,though.
I have loads of trays of lovely trailing Geraniums,Marguerites,Sanvitalias,scented Geraniums,Helichrysums,Plectranthus,Felicias and Osteospermums to keep me busy potting them on soon so all in all I am very pleased
Pam LL x


Posted: 26/01/2013 at 20:58
You will get so much pleasure from your greenhouse Moonlit Hare -I know I do -)
Pam LL x


Posted: 26/01/2013 at 08:48
MoonlitHare- This is how I grow my Basil's - I sow a few seeds in 3" pots and when they get to 2" - 3" tall pot them as they are into 4" - 5" pots.when these are growing well I pot them on into 6" - 7" pots- they stay in these all summer and provide me with all the leaves I need. I keep them in my greenhouse apart from my African Blue which are perennial and they make wonderful small bushes with gorgeous purple flowers much loved by the bees
Pam LL x

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