cairnsie


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Nasturtium leaves yellowing

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 22:28

Thanks ill have a check of the compost and pick the leaves off

Nasturtium leaves yellowing

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 21:33

I have grown nasturtium in a container and the leave are yellowing and look anaemic. I have some growing in the ground and they are very lush and green. I used two thirds old compost in the container as I read too much nutrients reduces the flowering of the plants however I am wondering if perhaps they are deficient in nutrients. I never water the container now as again I read this causes lots of foliage and no flowers however we have had a lot of rain lately. Should I feed them and what with?

Blackspot & Roses

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 22:09

I just spray sodium bicarb and washing up liquid on the leaves and it seems to be keeping it at bay

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 30/05/2014 at 20:11


 

Here my delphinium magic fountain

 

 

Growing Stocks from seed

Posted: 22/05/2014 at 12:16

They do grow slower than dahlias. I find dahlia seeds extremely fast growing. when did you sow them

matthiola incana

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 20:34

Mine survived been in a mini unheated greenhouse from April so the should be fine. would leave it open as will get like a furnace in there this time of year

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 21:37
Clematis Montanna


 

Nelly Moser clematis


 

 

Soap solution for greenfly

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 21:15

Just out of curiosity as I have been using washing up liquid with good success am I doing any harm in using it?

Soap solution for greenfly

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 20:02

Alternatively if you want to use a spray just but a little dollop in a litre. About the same strength as you would wash your dishes with. You can see if its working as they will all be dead in a few hours.

Soap solution for greenfly

Posted: 19/05/2014 at 20:00

just put a dollop in the cup. I then make as many bubbles as I can in the glass and place the bubbles on the leaves.

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