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Lulu The Lurcher

Latest posts by Lulu The Lurcher

To pull up or leave alone?

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 14:35

Brilliant. Thanks Nut 

Insect bites

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 14:35

Somebody told me about skin so soft about 20 years ago. I had forgotten all about it I'll have to give it a go, must be better than smelling like fly spray all summer

Insect bites

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 14:14

Early/mid summer I get savaged. Use jungle formula spray and spray the bed too when its hot and clammy so the window is open. Still get bitten in the herbaceous borders though :-/ 

To pull up or leave alone?

Posted: 27/09/2014 at 14:11

Do we pull up sweet peas when they are finished flowering? Also do we pull up sunflowers?

Tomato thieves

Posted: 20/09/2014 at 11:27

Yesterday I had a wonderful crop of tumbling toms just come ripe. I went out this morning to pick some and every ripe or nearly ripe one has vanished. What do you think? Squirrels? They have been trying to dig up bulbs and uprooted a cape daisy over the last few days


Posted: 15/09/2014 at 15:59

Thanks Dave. I think I'll keep them till spring as there has been a bit of nibbly on one or two

top of canes

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 15:56

I collect empty snail shells and stick them on the ends


Posted: 15/09/2014 at 15:52

I have some enchinea pri


madonna rose which are now in 41/2 inch pots. Should I plant them out now or over winter them in the greenhouse?

Spring bulbs early

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 09:47

Ah yes. The beds were full of purple bobbly flowers last spring so I think your Muscari theory is spot on! Thanks dove 

Spring bulbs early

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 09:38

I think these must be spring bulbs started early. Any ideas?


Discussions started by Lulu The Lurcher

Garden Journal/Diary

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To cut back or not

Perennials overwintering in the greenhouse 
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Sickly looking sedum

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Last Post: 30/09/2014 at 19:56

Plant ID

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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 17:43

Runner Beans

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Last Post: 27/09/2014 at 17:00

Runner Beans

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Last Post: 27/09/2014 at 15:25

To pull up or leave alone?

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Last Post: 27/09/2014 at 20:31

Tomato thieves

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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 11:36


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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 09:26

Spring bulbs early

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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 10:48

EEEK!!! orange ants

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Last Post: 05/09/2014 at 20:18

Fox Gloves from seed

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Last Post: 05/09/2014 at 15:10

Grannies Bonnets

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Last Post: 06/09/2014 at 07:27

Scabby apples

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