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Tomato Plant

Posted: 30/05/2013 at 17:29

lazy gardener - Sorry I'm a complete novice. Don't understand `don't want to grow any higher`.Wont the plant continue to grow higher till I pinch out centre stem????

Impatiens (Busy Lizzies)

Posted: 30/05/2013 at 17:23

lazy gardener - Surely they must bear some responsibility if they KNOWINGLY sell a faulty product be it a washing machine or a Busy Lizzy? I have no idea whether plants are diseased or not until they begin to grow. Or more than likely not grow at all.

Impatiens (Busy Lizzies)

Posted: 30/05/2013 at 16:12

I have planted out 200 Impatiens (Busy Lizzies) bought from Tesco's. I have since discovered that Busy Lizzies (Not New Guinea variety) are diseased. Is this true? Or has disease been eradicated? If diseased should Tesco be allowed to sell them? Not necessarily on a legal basis but knowing they are diseased plants.

Tomato Plant

Posted: 30/05/2013 at 15:55

I am growing a Alicante tomato plant indoors on a window ledge. The plant is about 2 feet high. At what height should I pinch out top of plant? Remember that it is growing indoors.  

Geraniums

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 11:34

Thanks everyone who replied. But unfortunately I still don`t know exactly how to `pinch out`. No worries I will experiment.

Thanks again

 

Geraniums

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 10:39

Lyn,

Thanks, no intention of planting out at moment. Will wait to end of May or thereabouts.

Geraniums

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 10:36

Gold1locks

Thanks for your reply. Grown in pots some in limited light.(but can be moved periodically) What do you mean by `if necessary`? Do I pinch out the main central stem or something else? Sorry I`m a complete amateur. 

Geraniums

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 13:06

I am about to plant out geranium bedding plants which are about 3 inches high. Every time I grow geraniums they end up straggly & leggy. Should I pinch out plants now or wait till plants are more established?

Please could someone explain in detail how you actually pinch out geraniums as this is very confusing. Do you pinch out the centre or what & how tall should the plant be be when you do it??????

Thanks 

WHY DOESN'T MY HONEYSUCKLE FLOWER?

Posted: 02/04/2012 at 10:56

I had a honeysuckle for many years. It grew very vigorously producing hundreds of buds but not one flower. Eventually I dug it up.

I am about to plant a new honeysuckle. Can anyone explain why the first honeysuckle never flowered? What, if anything, did I do wrong? And some advice on planting this new plant to avoid what happened the first time.  Thanks. 

LAWN CARE

Posted: 24/03/2012 at 11:08

Is there a weed killer available that will kill couch grass in the lawn without harming other grasses? I personally have never heard of one.

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Discussions started by BILLYC

FUCHSIAS

Cuttings 
Replies: 2    Views: 101
Last Post: 17/07/2014 at 08:43

Advice Needed

Dahlias 
Replies: 3    Views: 171
Last Post: 13/06/2014 at 11:33

Advice Needed

Fuchsia Cuttings 
Replies: 12    Views: 292
Last Post: 16/06/2014 at 11:44

Bedding Plants

Verbena & Dahlia 
Replies: 1    Views: 181
Last Post: 16/04/2014 at 11:17

DIANTHUS

Overwintering 
Replies: 3    Views: 529
Last Post: 25/09/2013 at 09:02

HONEYSUCKLE

Black leaves. 
Replies: 1    Views: 293
Last Post: 10/09/2013 at 15:19

MICHAELMAS DAISY

What's wrong with this plant? 
Replies: 4    Views: 512
Last Post: 29/08/2013 at 09:44

BUSY LIZZIES

Busy Lizzie Virus 
Replies: 1    Views: 305
Last Post: 02/08/2013 at 13:04

RHODODENDRONS

Transplanting 
Replies: 3    Views: 344
Last Post: 03/07/2013 at 16:17

ALICANTE TOMATO PLANT

Wilting badly 
Replies: 10    Views: 1379
Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 07:25

IMPATIENS (BUSY LILLIES)

Bedding plants from Tesco 
Replies: 1    Views: 310
Last Post: 03/06/2013 at 15:27

Impatiens (Busy Lizzies)

Fungal Disease 
Replies: 9    Views: 1305
Last Post: 31/05/2013 at 10:35

Tomato Plant

Alicante Tomato Plant 
Replies: 13    Views: 753
Last Post: 03/06/2013 at 07:25

Geraniums

Bedding plants 
Replies: 12    Views: 1075
Last Post: 18/05/2013 at 08:04

WHY DOESN'T MY HONEYSUCKLE FLOWER?

PLANTING HONEYSUCKLE 
Replies: 6    Views: 1638
Last Post: 25/07/2013 at 07:21
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