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Latest posts by Jess is in the Garden

rust on lamiums and rhubarb

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 21:55

thanks WW - best to do it after they've flowered you think?

Rozanne geranium problem

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 20:10

thanks Verdun - you always put my mind at rest

Rozanne geranium problem

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 18:15

I see - hopefully mine weren't stressed  but will watch them closely.

Rozanne geranium problem

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 14:25

really? none of my hardy ones in the back garden have - only this pot at the front. weird. but thanks both for the reassurance!

Rozanne geranium problem

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 14:02

thanks punk - had no idea! early days for me growing hardy geraniums - thought it might be that sun was too hot that side.

Frustration

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 10:46

thanks for making me laugh KJ

Rozanne geranium problem

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 10:44

They are 2, planted in a SE facing container where they have happily grown before.

Free-draining.

Not overwatered.

Flowering like mad since last week, but many of the usually green leaves have turned orange/red.

What's going on?!

Not dyingor diseased, I hope...

Shallots

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 10:42

oooh I wish I had a veggie plot I could grow onions and more in

rust on lamiums and rhubarb

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 10:40

I hate the idea of using more chemical pesticides as I've already dumped all my insecticides and currently have a bee explosion in my little urban garden

I have 2 lamiums, both looking very nice and covered in flowers (bees love them) but one plant seems to have rust coloured patches on most of its older leaves.

Rhubarb in a pot also has a coupe of leaves with similar markins.

Neither plant seems to be suffering though.

leave alone or use something organic which you clever folk would know about?

Talkback: Hostas, slugs and snails

Posted: 17/06/2013 at 13:25

Briiliant ideas Bookertoo and Daisy - had wondered how to use copper for plants in the ground! 

It really annoys me though that anything eco or organic or non toxic (eg nematodes, copper tape etc) always has to cost a whole fortune more than pesticides - doesn't exactly help nor encourage gardeners in this direction 

Discussions started by Jess is in the Garden

Dwarf acer palmatum dissectum

Do they usually flower? 
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Last Post: 01/04/2014 at 17:12

tools I no longer need

where can I sell them? 
Replies: 18    Views: 285
Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 22:06

indoor palm

listless and poorly... 
Replies: 5    Views: 96
Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 16:41

Buying ladybirds or larvae?

A big con or good?! 
Replies: 4    Views: 104
Last Post: 06/03/2014 at 14:52

Met52 bio control for vine weevil

Not available to buy! 
Replies: 5    Views: 102
Last Post: 06/03/2014 at 14:51

Plant ID please

a present  
Replies: 19    Views: 551
Last Post: 03/03/2014 at 12:46

Nemasys Vine Weevil Nematodes

Is it too early to use them in the garden now? 
Replies: 9    Views: 391
Last Post: 16/02/2014 at 23:26

eucalyptus illness

what is this on the leaves?! 
Replies: 9    Views: 184
Last Post: 31/01/2014 at 17:52

Vine weevil evil :-(

What to do in Winter? 
Replies: 28    Views: 928
Last Post: 03/02/2014 at 16:24

Skimmia Japonica

hardly any berries and very yellow leaves 
Replies: 16    Views: 429
Last Post: 17/01/2014 at 18:37

Where are my snowdrops?

None have come up at all! 
Replies: 53    Views: 1368
Last Post: 15/01/2014 at 12:47

Identification of a large bush!

photo included :-) 
Replies: 6    Views: 393
Last Post: 19/12/2013 at 19:53

what is this bush, anyone?

Winter-flowering bush 
Replies: 22    Views: 751
Last Post: 11/12/2013 at 17:16

thyme pruning

Replies: 12    Views: 798
Last Post: 07/12/2013 at 18:29

Mini meadow a mighty mess!

alternative plants please... 
Replies: 18    Views: 465
Last Post: 28/06/2013 at 17:56
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