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Do my Blueberries need feeding?

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 10:30

Lovely - many thanks all.  I will give them a liquid feed this weekend - I've got some seaweed+iron, so hope that suits them. 

Verd - one day they will come out of the GH - waiting for the hedge round our future veg patch to get thick enough to stop the deer wandering through.  In the meantime they stay inside - discovered in year 1 that deer like munching blueberry leaves


Posted: 04/05/2013 at 10:20

Happy birthday Mr Nutcutlet

Hope he enjoys his cake.  Will there be candles ??

Philadelphus 'Mrs E.L. Robinson'

Posted: 03/05/2013 at 07:08

Klink - I brought Philadelphus from my last house and had them in pots for three years before deciding where to put them.  They were fine, although didn't grow much, and never flowered.  As soon as I put them in the ground they romped away, and now flower beautifully.  So I would say it is ok as a temporary home, but maybe not as a permanent solution if you want them to perform at their best.

Love the scent from their flowers -seems to travel round the whole garden

Do my Blueberries need feeding?

Posted: 03/05/2013 at 07:02

Hi there,

I have two blueberry bushes in pots (in the greenhouse to keep them from critters). This is their third year, and have had good crops in years one and two.

They are just coming into flower now - should I be feeding them with something ?  If so, what with and when?

Many thanks


Posted: 03/05/2013 at 06:58

Morning all - have a good weekend away Dove, and hope the weather picks up soon for Andy and F.

Like Dove, we have another beautiful morning.  Just been out and checked that the drooping plants that II had to rescue with a watering can last night look revived (they do).  Everything else is rareing to go - seems to be putting on inches every day.

Got visitors this weekend, and some village open gardens to visit Sat and Sun, but hopefully will still find time for some gardening.  Looking forward to a long weekend of sunshine

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 20:29

PS GG - love the path.  Looks great now, but I think you are right, it will look fantastic surrounded by plants and borders.  Lots of space to fill with new goodies

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 20:28

Hi everyone - old and new

Just had to water all my pots and newly  planted plants, which were looking a bit droopy.  Been a glorious day here today (sorry Jeannie) - made the most of the evening by going for a bike ride (and then exercising my electoral privelege on the way home).

Time for tea now ....


Posted: 02/05/2013 at 20:25

Hi Gilly L - and welcome.  You'll find it a bit quiet on here now, as everyone moves over to the Evening-Forkers thread at 6 pm ...... which is where I am going now !!

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 10:42

Despite all my fretting, my magnolia flowers seem to have survived the frosts - I love it when they are against blue sky too ...


Leaves or flower buds

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 07:26

Beautiful here in Surrey !!

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