Dovefromabove


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How do I get rid of the white powder please?

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 16:23

Powdery mildew attacks plants which are susceptible because they've been weakened by something in the past - the most common cause is that they've been too dry at the roots.


The best way to avoid this happening in the future is to give each plant the optimum conditions for its needs - easier said than done and sometimes weather and soil conditions conspire against us.

How do I get rid of the white powder please?

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 15:44

You won't get rid of it now - the plants will start to go over very soon as the weather cools and that'll be it until next year. 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 15:38

Hope all is 'plain sailing' Obelixx  Au revoir!!! x

a couple of oddities

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 12:23

Got it!  Senecio articulatus  aka Candle plant


http://www.glasshouseworks.com/succulents/succulents-s/senecio-articulatus 

a couple of oddities

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 12:20

The plant I'm thinking of had swollen glaucous succulent/cacti type branching stems and from time to time it'd put out the little leaves.  Definitely not hardy.  

Early plants appearing?

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 12:15

I usually find grape hyacinth leaves appearing in the autumn - they seem to flower in the spring perfectly normally.  

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 12:07

Well, I found something else to do - our bedroom has had a thorough dust, polish, hoover etc, and the big wardrobe has had a sort out ... it was worth it ... my lovely and almost brand new coat had been shoved to the back a couple of years ago as it was too tight - I'd been feeling a bit optimistic when I bought it .... 


Yay!!!  It fits with room to spare!!!  


And the necklace and wrap I treated myself to and then lost and thought I must have dropped the bag in the multi-storey car park ... I found that bag inside another one which had been put away 'cos it was a nice bag and I thought it might come in useful some time 


Maybe I should do h*wk more often 

a couple of oddities

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 11:59

I recognise the second plant - there was a huge one at my children's primary school and lots of the children (mine included) brought home rooted cuttings from time to time - can't for the life of me remember what it was called though   (although the word 'candle' keeps coming to mind)

a couple of oddities

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 11:55

Am I right in thinking those wonderful pink minarets are flowering spikes?  Hope the owner has done some propagating.

Another new garden

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 10:15

Great to be happy in your work Bulkerb  


Wonky Womble is joining the ranks of those who get paid (albeit not a fortune) for doing what they love.


Looking forward to progress reports 

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