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Latest posts by staffsmags

money tree / jade plant

Posted: 18/07/2013 at 15:47

What time of year do these flower ? How do I persuade my 10 year old plant (that I took from a flowering plant) to flower?  Please help before I loose patience and throw it out!  Thank you, Maggie

Rhubarb

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 12:26

rhubarb needs lots of water and I have heard that it bolts due to lack of water. try givng  lots daily!  Mags 

Sunflowers

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 17:56

Thanks for your replies.   I had better keep them under cover for a few weeks then.  I will make sure they don't get frosted. Thanks, Maggie

which is best?

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 17:18

Tha nks everyone for your wonderful advice.  Much appreciated. Maggie

Sunflowers

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 17:16

Can I plant my sunflowers plants in the garden yet?  Or should I wait until we are unlikley to get any more frosts?  Thanks, Maggie

which is best?

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 20:14

I usually use tomorite growbags for my tomatoes. I have been offered Erin  milti-purpose compost very cheaply so would it be ok to use that for the tomatoes?  I do know it is too early to plant up my toms just yet!  Many thanks, Maggie

Overwintering young dianthus plants

Posted: 19/11/2012 at 15:54

Thanks to you both. Thats what I will do.  Maggie

Overwintering young dianthus plants

Posted: 19/11/2012 at 10:40

that's what I thought, but I just wondered what others suggest. Pleased you agree with me, nutcutlet

Overwintering young dianthus plants

Posted: 19/11/2012 at 10:22

Bought a cell-tray of 6 nice healthy looking dianthus plants yesterday for 50p. I am unsure what to do with them. Should I keep in cell-tray in cold frame. Should I plant them out - we had frost Sat night which froze the birdbath solid. Should I move into plastic flowerpots bigger than cells and keep them where?  It would be pleasing if I could have at least 2 left in the spring!  I do not have a greenhouse. All advice welcome, many thanks, Maggie

 

Bird Boxes

Posted: 17/11/2012 at 12:50

Thanks all.  I will get those boxes and put up asap. Maggie

Discussions started by staffsmags

Big Begonias

To pinch out or not to pinch out? 
Replies: 4    Views: 159
Last Post: 06/04/2014 at 18:56

crown imperal lillies

no flowers this year 
Replies: 0    Views: 56
Last Post: 30/03/2014 at 21:11

Begonia Tubers

Positioning? 
Replies: 5    Views: 196
Last Post: 11/03/2014 at 18:49

Growmore

How often to use it? 
Replies: 4    Views: 380
Last Post: 23/02/2014 at 19:29

miserable strawberry leaves

can I remove dead/dying leaves now? 
Replies: 5    Views: 246
Last Post: 03/02/2014 at 20:28

first earlies

Which varieties do you like best? 
Replies: 6    Views: 275
Last Post: 21/01/2014 at 19:58

hyacinth flowers

flowers shrivelled before fully formed 
Replies: 6    Views: 299
Last Post: 23/12/2013 at 22:48

Alstromarea

What to do with flowering alstromarea? 
Replies: 11    Views: 513
Last Post: 15/11/2013 at 12:52

aquelegia flowering now

what to do with flowering aquelegia 
Replies: 5    Views: 249
Last Post: 13/11/2013 at 13:02

Hyacinths

Hyacinths with side shoots 
Replies: 2    Views: 241
Last Post: 26/10/2013 at 14:13

prepared-hyacinths

bulb fibre or multi-purpose ? 
Replies: 2    Views: 270
Last Post: 10/08/2013 at 11:03

garlic

can I eat the bulb? 
Replies: 1    Views: 248
Last Post: 26/07/2013 at 23:49

horse manure in plastic bags

How to store? 
Replies: 4    Views: 474
Last Post: 23/07/2013 at 16:15

money tree / jade plant

persuading to flower? 
Replies: 6    Views: 559
Last Post: 21/07/2013 at 21:49

Sunflowers

Am I to Early? 
Replies: 3    Views: 384
Last Post: 12/04/2013 at 17:56
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