Latest posts by figrat

Pelargonium problem

Posted: 22/04/2012 at 12:37

For the moment, get them under shelter, somewhere frost free and light. They aren't winter hardy, so as the temperatures dropped they've probably got nipped by frosts, which causes the red leaf discolouration. If they're in garden borders, you'll probably have to put them in pots. Keep them on the dry side (ie don't overwater them). You may find that some of the stems die back, if so, they will need cutting back, preferably to a leaf node.

Hopefully they'll recover, and when the weather gets more reliably warm, they can go back out. If it's a sunny day, put them outside, but bring them back in at night until there is no chance of frost or chilly night temperatures.

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Posted: 21/04/2012 at 19:35

so when can i pick up the sweet pepper seedlings???

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Posted: 21/04/2012 at 19:31

 well done that girl!

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Posted: 21/04/2012 at 19:14

I'll pm you with step by step instructions pam, probably tomorrow as i'm off out with bloke shortly. You'll kick yourself because it's so easy!

I'll run through it quickly - go to photobucket, click on the direct link for the photo you want to upload, it should say 'copied'.

Open a message box on here, click the green tree icon, select external link option, paste into url section, click on insert and voila!

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Posted: 21/04/2012 at 17:44

shed door and acer senkaki, tastefully underplanted with creeping buttercup

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Posted: 21/04/2012 at 17:24

A few weeks ago...

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Posted: 21/04/2012 at 17:15

Well I know they need a long growing season...

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Posted: 21/04/2012 at 17:14

view from inside my greenhouse, weeds show up well don't they?

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Posted: 21/04/2012 at 17:07

my pathetic sweep pepper seedlings

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Posted: 21/04/2012 at 17:04

  beautiful. an akebia?

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