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My transplanted Rose is wilting - Help

Posted: Yesterday at 22:23

I would give it a really long watering to thoroughly water it in. Sometimes roses sulk when they are transplanted as they are growing. It hasn't rained for a while where I am so maybe its compounded they the fact the soil is dry.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: Yesterday at 21:50

Thanks for the reply david I will leave them as they are.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: Yesterday at 21:18

thanks for the reply they are about 4 inches apart should I thin them out a little.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: Yesterday at 19:09

I have planted my sweet peas out but had a few more than I thought as spares I have 15 round the base of an obelisk is this too many? I made the obelisk out of bamboo and the base is probably 2 foot wide. Last year I think I at most had 10 round the base,

Morning Glory

Posted: 18/04/2014 at 20:32

Just out of curiosity where about in the country are you as mine did very poorly but I live in the northeast

help needed

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 12:49

I am growing my own petunia, lobelia started from seed and geranium from plug and I am growing all of them on windowsills. These plants are still young and not frost hardy anyway.

Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 21:12

The main thing I have to criticise about the show is that it didn't really show you how to grow the plants yourself. It dusted over that but and spent along time on the judging bit. 

Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 20:40

Particularly wondering what David thought of the Sweetpeas. Thought most were disappointing.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 19:58

Thanks david I will get them planted this week then

Removing Horsetail

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 23:37

Think your meant to bruise the foliage and apply glyphosate to it I think but I believe it is difficult to eradicate and deep rooted. Saying that being covered by the weed sheet may have weakened it.

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Discussions started by cairnsie

Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

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Anyone side planted pansies in baskets

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When to direct sow the following outside

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Black eyed susan/Dahlia seedling?

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nicotiana sowing

Does this plant self sow 
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Last Post: 09/03/2014 at 22:48

Phlox paniculata bare rooted

when and how to plant 
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What would survive in my mini greenhouse at the moment

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Last Post: 26/02/2014 at 18:55

Hollyhock queeny

Does it come true from seed? 
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Dwarf sweet peas - best type

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Last Post: 26/01/2014 at 16:54

Cheap dahlia tubers

Where to order 
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Begonia seeds

How difficult to grow 
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Hybrid Tea rose Cuttings and Rose seeds

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clematis-starting-to-go-brown-top-down

Is this normal for this time of year 
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Last Post: 14/08/2013 at 19:59

ceanothus removal

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Aquilegia seeds

Sow in pots now? 
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