Dovefromabove


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Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 19:04

Fairy ((hugs))  Glad to hear the neck's feeling easier ... don't rush it tho'

lawn scarification?

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 18:51


This is what our lawn looked like last September after a thorough going over with the electric rake and then scarifying.  We then sprinkled some grass seed over the lawn on a day when rain was forecast. We did nothing else 


This is  the only photo I have of what it looked like this May, but you can see that it looks fine.  I like the daisies so I let them be. 


 

Last edited: 18 September 2017 18:52:19

Calceolaria

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 17:13

Given that a name of one of the varieties is Darwin's Slipper, I suspect he may well have had something to do with it 

lawn scarification?

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 17:09

Ah, I use the spikey rake first then the scarifier with blades, and only at a shallow depth until I can see how it's turning out.  

Delphinium what's affecting the leaves?

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 17:07

Yes, a bit more sun and a bit less rain ... most of us would feel better for that this year 

Urgent Advice, Dracaena Marginata

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 17:01

In the meantime, stop the watering and the misting ... they can cope with a bit of drought but don't like wet feet.


Only water when the compost an inch below the surface is dry ... to test this stick your finger into the compost up to the first  joint . only when it's dry at the fingertip should you water ... give it a good soak then let it drain freely and dry out again.  


Mist twice a week when your central heating is on, but for the rest of the year it probably won't need it. 


Fingers crossed that'll help 

Last edited: 18 September 2017 17:02:21

Weed identification

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 16:28

Glad to help 

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 16:17

BL   so glad you got the things you wanted after all 

Weed identification

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 15:43

It's a Liverwort https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=412   I find them fascinating. 


If you can change the conditions so the lawn and borders are less damp and compacted it will be much less of a nuisance. 

Urgent Advice, Dracaena Marginata

Posted: 18/09/2017 at 15:19

Have you tried reducing the size of the photos?  


There should be a green bar appear along the bottom of the text box to show its uploading

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