Lillies in Poundland

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Lillies in Poundland

Post by GoggleboxUK » Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:10 am

Poundland has Asiatic and Oriental Lily bulb packs in stock currently. I picked up a few packs yesterday and planted them straight out as they were alresdy shooting.

I have no idea of how much they are though. You'll have to ask an assistant.
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Post by Cathy » Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:25 am

thanks for the nod icon_salut I do have terrible lily beetle damage whenever I try to grow lillies despite patrolling as often as I can :roll: but ever the optimist, perhaps I'll have another go :D


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Re: Lillies in Poundland

Post by Cardiffcol » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:04 am

Every other day last year I was picking them pesky Beatles off the Lillie's. Is there a spray or something you can use as a deterrent?


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Post by jungle jas » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:46 am

Hey Goggle how much were they? :lol:
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Re: Lillies in Poundland

Post by flounder » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:07 am

Cardiffcol wrote:Every other day last year I was picking them pesky Beatles off the Lillie's. Is there a spray or something you can use as a deterrent?
It's a long and winding road keeping them at bay. I needed help doing that last year. I'd been working like a dog picking them off etc, etc.
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Seriously though, I found a soapy water spray helped with the muck the larvae produce and then just being vigilant with picking the adults off
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Re: Lillies in Poundland

Post by derrick » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:26 am

I got some more too and will plant them out later. I dug them all up last year from the garden .I need to find a good place as I keep sticking the fork in them . The red beetles I killed hundreds last year .My wife uses them as nail varnish they splat red.


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Post by stephenprudence » Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:11 pm

GoggleboxUK wrote:Poundland has Asiatic and Oriental Lily bulb packs in stock currently. I picked up a few packs yesterday and planted them straight out as they were alresdy shooting.

I have no idea of how much they are though. You'll have to ask an assistant.
a pound? :lol:
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Post by Kristen » Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:59 pm

Cardiffcol wrote: Is there a spray or something you can use as a deterrent?
Systemic insecticide will do the trick, Provado for example.
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Re: Lillies in Poundland

Post by derrick » Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:35 pm

I found two lily beetles in the garden today .


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