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Recommend online plant suppliers

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 00:34

Lucy, visit burncoose, cross common nurseries at the Lizard, fir tree farm near Constantine, church town nurseries at Gulval, ....all over Cornwall there are small gems of nurseries.  On line check out Woottens.

I agree about garden centres not being so good but our local wyevale does provide some nice plants occasionally.....when they're not selling dead trees for Xmas!  

......the good guys

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 00:26

Depends on size of bulbs.....the very small varieties can be "packed" in.  Others like purple sensation I pot up singly in 1 litre pots or 3 to 3 litre pot.


Posted: 07/12/2013 at 00:23

Nick I have a couple of beds of heathers that must be 30 years old.  They are the winter flowering carnea type flower right now.....and are trimmed reasonably hard every spring.  Excellent value plants giving evergreen foliage, lots of flowers over winter and suppress weeds.

Best organic fertiliser

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 00:15

Roger, simply because I believe organic fertilisers help condition the soil itself whereas artificial ones simply feed the plants.  It's the difference between eatIng,wholesome foods and just taking vitamin pills.

The  constant use of artificial fertilisers like Gromore damage soil life, in my opinion.  


Posted: 06/12/2013 at 20:53

Okay doky. I've just had Brandy cream n bananas.  Offered to share but .....relieved to say.......I had it all to myself 


Posted: 06/12/2013 at 19:56

Hiya folks.  Forum strange today. 

Been quite warm today.    Not much sun but pleasant to be out in. 

Hope tree planting passes your inspection tomorrow chicky ....punishments if not I hope 


......the good guys

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 13:50

Hiya red dahlia

Just set them in pots.  I often plant daffs, tulips, alliums etc in pots to put out in the spring. They will be just fine.

Hiya lucy.  Another Cornish member 


Posted: 06/12/2013 at 09:13

Morning folks

Lovely, quiet sunny weather right now.,  Think it won't last,tho 

Have good day FORKERS 

Summer Jasmine

Posted: 05/12/2013 at 22:49

I love me too Patsy 


Posted: 05/12/2013 at 22:46

Hello forkers

Bad news about your brother Dove....sorry about that.  Terrible storms up north.  Hope everyone is ok.  It's been so quiet here....another world I guess 

Sad news about Nelson Mandela.....we won't see his like again.  Great man


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