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Latest posts by Mattbeer87


Posted: 04/02/2015 at 13:00

What a beautiful day here, only 5c outside but 23c inside greenhouse. Had to water some stuff inside there ^_^

Bargain Buy of 2015

Posted: 03/02/2015 at 13:58

I always have trouble finding grit too nut, I have to go to a garden centre in Usk 10 miles away.

They didnt have any today though but they will have 20kg bags back in on Thursday and only £4.99 each. 

plant / weed id please

Posted: 02/02/2015 at 20:53

The greyish/green 1 looks like lambs ears. is it soft when you rub the leaf?

Freesia - how to get them to be more than an annual

Posted: 02/02/2015 at 15:53

I know freesias are heat-treated before being packed, I guess its difficult to replicate at home.


Posted: 31/01/2015 at 17:55

chillis can be started now, they need a long growing season and some heat to help them germinate

Plant ID help please

Posted: 31/01/2015 at 17:53

Looks like a Viburnum to me too, no idea which one though.

Plant ID help please

Posted: 31/01/2015 at 17:36

Theres  no pic, use the little tree icon to insert a picture =)

Cheap Dahlias

Posted: 31/01/2015 at 16:46

I ordered Alliums from Anglia Bulbs last year. they were great. I even recieved a personal letter along with a new catalogue today from them =)

Flowers or plants with the name Sharon

Posted: 29/01/2015 at 22:41

I have a large Rose of Sharon which i grew from what was basically a twig.

Its about 6 feet tall now but has never flowered

I did move it into the garden from its container into a lovely sunny spot so fingers crossed this year it will flower for me.


Tree Lily Bulbs

Posted: 28/01/2015 at 22:31

I find they like Acidic Soil and good moisture retention Dave. They are perfect in large containers. Ive been successful using this method for years

Some Ive had for years below


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Unusual Bug

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