Archive : azaleas

Apr 08 2011 by in Christine's garden, Gardening, Perenniels, | 9 comments

Finally Found. Hellebores

Hellebores

Since I joined the website, Blotanical, in February I’ve been visiting many gardening blogs from all over the world and am learning about many different plants. One that has been coming up regularly is Helleborus or Hellebores. They appear to be very popular winter / early spring flowering plants suited to shade gardens so of course that piqued my interest. Anything that does well in a shade garden AND is as pretty [...]

Jan 16 2011 by in Christine's garden, Fertiliser, Gardening, Products | 1 comment

Coffee grounds as fertiliser

Coffee as fertiliser

Last week when I was moaning about the sad state of my gardenias I did some research online about caring for them and came across a video by some garden expert in the USA and he said “and don’t forget to sprinkle your old coffee grounds around the base, the Gardenias will thrive”. I thought I wasn’t hearing correctly … coffee grounds?? I replayed it a few times to make sure I [...]

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