Chris 7


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Watering dormant plants in an unheated shed

Posted: 22/10/2012 at 13:17

Morning all,

I have an unheated shed in which I intend to overwinter pelargoniums and coreopsis.

Is there any rule of thumb for how often I should water them ?

Thanks,

Chris

 

Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 19/10/2012 at 13:33

OK ... I'll have to plant other things with it to disguise the bits I don't like then !

Its OK in a pot isnt it ?

 

Chris

Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 19/10/2012 at 12:44


 


 The white bush type (see picture) to my unpractised eye looks ungainly owing to the bulky stem.   I heard something about pinching out the female flowers (?) or am I going mad ?

Thanks again for all your helpful contributions !

Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 15:13

I'll post the photos tomorrow.

I overwintered them in the shed.  They took a long time to shoot before I planted them out in the garden.

All your help is much appreciated

Chris

Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 14:44

They were both outdoors.

Yes, I appreciate its too late now,  but I need to know what I did wrong !

 

Begonia looks odd !

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 14:23

I have grown a bush begonia and a trailing begonia.

I think I've not reared it very well as they both have massive 'stalks about 2 feet long with a diameter of about 2 inches.   The flowers appear on these stalks.

Should I have 'pinched the stalk out or something ?

 

Chris

Rhododendron : Dark irregular spots on leaves

Posted: 28/09/2012 at 08:45

The above pidctures show the top and bottom views of the diseased leaves.

Rhododendron : Dark irregular spots on leaves

Posted: 26/09/2012 at 12:50


 

Rhododendron : Dark irregular spots on leaves

Posted: 26/09/2012 at 12:46


 

Rhododendron : Dark irregular spots on leaves

Posted: 26/09/2012 at 12:25

I'll try but am a novice at this uploading lark !

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