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Overwintering Regal Pelargoniums

Posted: 23/09/2012 at 14:33

Jean,

 

Is your conservatory heated ?  

Thanks for the Epsom Salts hint !

Chris

Overwintering Regal Pelargoniums

Posted: 23/09/2012 at 13:22

Thanks

They seem quite easy.   You'll enjoy regal Pelargoniums ... the blooms are like velvet !

 

Chris

Overwintering Regal Pelargoniums

Posted: 23/09/2012 at 13:13

I have some regal pelargoniums outside in my garden. 

I want to keep them for next year and wonder how to overwinter them.

a)  Do I prune them hard ?

b)  Do I pot them up and put them in an unheated shed ?

c)  Do I pot them up and take them into my house ?

d)  How often should I water them ?

Thanks,

 

chris

Jelly

Posted: 20/09/2012 at 12:22

I get that stuff on my tarmac !   As a previous contributor said its slime mould and disappears in drier weather.

 

Chris

Overwintering young delhinium plants

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 17:36

Hi,

Just bought a couple of young delphiniums from the GC.  They are about 2 inches in height and have about 4 small leaves.

Is it better to overwinter these in pots or plant them now in the garden ?   Are there still slugs about as they love delphiniums ?

Thanks,

 

chris

Carrot Problem

Posted: 30/08/2012 at 12:59

Yes,  like that .

Have pulled a couple and will eat them tonight,  they certainly look fine to eat !.

I'm not worried it would be ice to know why this happens !

 

chris

Carrot Problem

Posted: 30/08/2012 at 12:40

The 'fronds' of the carrot seem to have burned as if they have been in the sun and dried out.

I don't think its gone to seed.

Chris

Carrot Problem

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 14:27

My carrots have grown well and are now nearly ready.

I've noticed that the 'leaves' of some of the carrots are slightly frazzled ... has anybody any ideas why ?

thanks

Chris

 

green beetles on my cauli

Posted: 02/08/2012 at 13:37

Its called a 'Shield' insect and is harmless ... I have loads in my garden !

 

Chris

Carrots

Posted: 15/05/2012 at 14:17

Almost certainly slugs.

Best thing is to cover the seeds with fleece,  making certain the slugs can't get underneath the fleece !

Works every time !

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