Allora's Advice

Four Steps to Successful Planting

Nicola Allsop . Friday, January 22, 2016 . Comments

Step One Dig your holes twice the width of the pot your plants are in and loosen the bottom soil for soft easy soil for the roots to push through. Add gypsum if needed Step Two Place 1-2 typho ...

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Start Your Own Bonsai

Nicola Allsop . Friday, January 15, 2016 . Comments

There are five basic styles of bonsai: The first is the informal upright, where a trunk line zigzags up into the top of the tree. The second is the windswept or slanting style - basically a t ...

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Trumpet Pitcher Plants

Nicola Allsop . Friday, January 08, 2016 . Comments

Tips for successfully growing your Tropic Pitcher Plants: Trumpet Pitcher Plants can be grown inside or in a sheltered position outdoors. Prefers full sun position however will tolerate a minim ...

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Good Companion Planting

Nicola Allsop . Friday, January 01, 2016 . Comments

BASIL beans, cabbage, tomato DILL cabbage, lettuce, onion, tomatoes, fennel CHIVES carrots, parsley, tomatoes CORIANDER cabbage, carrots, ch ...

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