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Camera Corner

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 22:14

It may well be, Inglezinho ...For me, I think uploading them from an external site (something like Photobucket) is the most reliable.

Camera Corner

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 21:50

Yes I did indeed, OL.....sorry I didn't comment on it. Normally we only achieve shots like that on mornings following a haw frost, don't we?

Camera Corner

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 21:43

Thanks, OL....just thought a bit of fine-weather cloud added a bit of interest.

Camera Corner

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 21:38
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Tonight's sunset.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 10:03

I've copied this for you from the Eagle website:

"This is the white powder that is seen on the plants (see photo at right). This can be kept at bay by spraying the plants with a product called 'Systhane' which is available from most good garden centres. We spray in anticipation from early June, and continue once a month for the rest of the flowering season. Dry conditions and lack of air circulation (plants too close together) can cause this problem. Dry conditions can be sorted by watering the foliage regularly."

.....prolly a little late for this year, but worth remembering for future years.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 09:41
rosemummy wrote (see)

thanks david planting in pot was an experiment they did ok up til now, think maybe it's the giant fig tree that they've grown into,pot 1 foot square 6 plants in, is that too close?

 

...fraid so!

When to divide?

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 09:24

Hi, AV

You can divide them in autumn (ground conditions permitting) or spring.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 09:18

Rosemummy.......the 'white powdery covering' is mildew....this is another sign that they were planted too closely. It prevents air circulating freely between plants and thus provides an ideal habitat for the mildew spoors to grow. 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 21:05

Rosemummy, of course I would have wanted you to have the best sweet peas ever.....Truth is, I haven't a clue about the early demise of yours, it could be lots of different reasons.

Camera Corner

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 20:57

Love those Gazania, flumpy.  Mine have been ravaged by leaf miners this year.

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