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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 08:59

Morning all.

Verdun said "tomato leaves need to be dry to avoid blight.......blight needs damp leaves to take hold so in a GH blight should, in theory, not exist" which is exactly what I thought, yet somewhere on this forum people were advising misting the leaves. Never heard that one before. Think mine have blight because it's been mild and damp instead of the usual hot and sunny.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 08:53

It looks so beautiful now, I remember the hedge too. You've worked very hard.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 13/07/2014 at 08:48

What do you do for drainage in a jug, has it got a hole in the bottom?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 23:51

Blossom end rot isn't a disease it's a disorder from lack of water of irregular watering so it's not catching. Some of the first courgettes always fall off or go brown at the ends then they romp away. My cucumbers never do very well. Strawberries are best in the second year, but need netting against birds. My OH mowed down my young pear tree, didn't even notice it in the grass! But when it all works it's great!

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Posted: 12/07/2014 at 23:01

Thanks Chicky, seen them

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Posted: 12/07/2014 at 23:00

Now it's started a new page, just to confuse things.

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Posted: 12/07/2014 at 22:59

Found Stacey's pics on previous page. I clicked on "view first unread post" and it took me to this page, but I hadn't seen some of the last page yet.

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Posted: 12/07/2014 at 22:54

Saw yours OL, not blight, blossom end rot, curable with correct watering. Mine is usually fatal.

Where did Stacey put her pics?

Who knows their roses?

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 22:49

Here is a page of pink roses from David Austin, so you see identifying, even with a photo, is difficult.  http://www.davidaustinroses.co.uk/american/searchlist.asp  Sorry, had a look and all the pink roses that were on that page have gone, don't know how to delete reply. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 22:38

Disaster has struck! My outdoor tomatoes have blight. They looked OK 2 days ago. Have soaked them in fungicide but I'll probably have to burn them. Just when family are coming to stay in 2 weeks. It's been so cool here recently, usually in the high 20s.

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