Jenniferann


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Plant ID please!

Posted: 03/07/2017 at 18:14

Having looked I think it is Joey.

Plant ID please!

Posted: 03/07/2017 at 18:04

You are clearly not a DimWit! Yes it is. I have never heard of them before. You're right the leaves aren't succulent, but  leathery, it should enjoy my dry border. I don't know what type or how big it will get, but I can investigate that. Thank you

Plant ID please!

Posted: 03/07/2017 at 17:17

I bought this little plant today just because it has succulent type leaves and will hopefully do well in my dry border, got it home, no label! Any ideas please?


Gladioli not flowering

Posted: 13/08/2016 at 11:45

A very late update on this, several of them have flowered beautifully this year  I just left them to it! Beautiful colours especially one that is a rich purple.

Gladioli not flowering

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 14:38

 I didn't Lyn, I didn't know I should have done. Is it best to dig/ dry and replant them each year?

Gladioli not flowering

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 11:36

Well, just to update this, they never did flower! Lots of leaves but not a single flower. I have left them in the ground over winter. Just about to mulch the bed that they are in, so they would be a bit deeper, but wondering if I should lift them now to replant later or leave them in the hope they might flower this time round? I even contacted the company that produced the bulbs and got no response!

My Dahlias are a bit pathetic...

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 07:38

Oh I'm very jealous now Sanjy!

Thanks for the advice Verdun, I'll do that this year or start form scratch next!

My Dahlias are a bit pathetic...

Posted: 27/07/2015 at 20:42

Thanks Verdun, that sounds like good advice. Do you pot them up and keep them in a greenhouse until ready to go out?

My Dahlias are a bit pathetic...

Posted: 27/07/2015 at 19:29

I planted a whole load out last year, tubers straight into good soil and they all grew but were not bushy and tall as I had hoped. I didn't get round to digging them out in the autumn, but decided to let them take their chances. We are in the south and the border is sheltered. They have all come up again miraculously! I have fed them, (chicken manure pellets dug in and tomato feed) pinched them out, watered them well and they are still weedy looking. Some are flowering and others I appreciate may be later, in August.

What really brought it home to me was that we visited West Dean Gardens last summer, and their dahlia bed in the cutting garden was just stunning. How can I get my sad specimens to look like that? I've just read the article in this month's Gardener's World mag about dahlias and I don't think there's any mention of feeding!

Gladioli not flowering

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 15:52

That's very reassuring, hopefully I'll see some flowers when I come back from my holiday then

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Plant ID please!

 
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My Dahlias are a bit pathetic...

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Gladioli not flowering

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A Hydrangea that won't flower

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