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bedding plants

Posted: 28/04/2012 at 12:59

If you want plants in flower, you could get some forget-me-nots, which are available in blue, pink and white. They are perfectly hardy, if short-lived, but will self-seed. For `a stronger pink you could try some double daisies. In a few weeks both will be done and you can replace them with standard bedding.

Cobea- rotting

Posted: 28/04/2012 at 12:54

It could be damping off, too. To prevent that, reduce watering and improve air circulation - difficult indoors, I know. Are you using sterile compost? If not, try a copper fungicide drench on what you do use. Also, try opening up the compost with perlite, and only water from the bottom. Good luck!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/04/2012 at 12:45

Overcast with showers a brief dry spells in North Yorks. Some planting out needs to be done, but it's too soggy to step on the lawn yet.

Complete weed and feed near veg

Posted: 27/04/2012 at 22:03

Providing he didn't put it actually on the veg you will have no problem. If he did get it on the veg you'll soon know as they'll show the effects of the weedkiller component.

Fruit tree fans or espaliers

Posted: 27/04/2012 at 21:22

Does it have to be in this position? Most fruit trees want plenty of sunshine to fruit well, and won't be happy on your fence.

Geraniums not flowering

Posted: 27/04/2012 at 21:19

Don't go mad on the tomato food, either - over-feeding with anything will promote lush growth at the expense of flowers. You should have had flowers last year - I'd suggest that you don't feed before you have some flowers.

tomato plants

Posted: 27/04/2012 at 16:08

Is there any chance that they are too wet? Seedlings like to be moist, but not wet.

Where are you keeping them? Baby tomatoes need reasonably mild temperatures.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 27/04/2012 at 15:54

Greening up rapidly here too, and there's a funny yellow thing in the sky.

Any ideas? I don't recognize it...

FORSYTHIA

Posted: 27/04/2012 at 10:33

Is there any chance that they are waterlogged?

BBC Gardening Arrivals - Meeting Point

Posted: 27/04/2012 at 10:31

Hello, Grayfleur, and to all the people I've not said hello to. Nice to see you all

I'm sure you'll get used to here quickly - the "Latest Posts" at the top left of the page is very useful.

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