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Winter Dip

Posted: 24/10/2013 at 16:59

Thank you Brumbull. I have had to destroy a few plants which was just awful. I have got a Mrs Popple and I have only seen it on a few stems, I have had that plant since 1997. I have Googled it and found out that very cold weather can destroy the bug so I am hoping Mrs Popple will be ok as it is hardy and I leave it outside in the winter. I am still going to use your hot dip though.

Winter Dip

Posted: 23/10/2013 at 18:27

This sounds a great idea Brumbull. I have quite a lot of Fuchsias and I noticed that a couple had got Fuchsia Gall Mite quite badly. I am going to use  your method with Jeyes Fluid. I also use Jeyes Fluid to spray around the garden, it keeps the cats out they seem to hate the smell.

A rose by any other name ,,,,,,,,,,

Posted: 14/10/2013 at 18:39

Thanks for that sue, brilliant site. I have saved it too.

Salvia Hot lips

Posted: 08/10/2013 at 18:46

I have a Salvia Hot Lips and mine is in the ground, I've had it for 3 years. I bought it at the Eden Project in Cornwall. I cut it back every Spring then just leave it to do its job. It is still flowering now. If I were you, I would get it out of the pot and plant it in the ground then just sit back and enjoy.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/32258.jpg?width=272&height=350&mode=max

 

Talkback: Autumn harvests

Posted: 02/10/2013 at 18:50
This has been the first time I have grown marrows and they have grown so well, I only put two plants in. We have eaten some of them and with one I have made marrow and ginger jam. Never done that before either but it is delicious. I have got a bumper crop of tomatoes too so I am going to have a go at making tomato chutney.

Fuchsias

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 17:33

Hi sheila, here is a link to a Fuchsia site and it should give you all the info you need for Fuchsias. I love my Fuchsias' but had to dispose of a few as they got Fuchsia Gall Mite, the Fuchsias' I still have  seem to be free of this nasty disease, thank goodness.

http://www.fuchsiaflower.co.uk/cuttingspage.htm

gardeners world.com

Posted: 12/09/2013 at 18:53

I always read the "what to do now" and quite often watch the videa clips. I don;t listen to Gardeners Question Time but I do listen to Radio Solents The Good Life which is a gardening show on a Sunday.

Cats

Posted: 08/09/2013 at 13:49

I don't have any pets and would never throw stones at the furry purries. I use Jeyes fluid too, this seems to work very well, though I still get one black and white cat come in but just to drink from my pond

Dahlias

Posted: 06/09/2013 at 17:53

That's lovely Verdun

Dahlias

Posted: 05/09/2013 at 12:32

Any photos Verdun, would love to see them. 

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