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hanging baskets

Posted: 01/05/2014 at 18:06

I have, and the slow release plant food, and then soaking them in a bucket of plant food each week.. in seperate years of course.. I got a little more success last year as in 1 died quite quickly but the other survived and actualy had a bit of growth hanging down...I dont want to give up cause my nan had wonderfull hanging baskets every year, even made the local papers, im just realy struggling with these 2.. my back garden ones are fine..


hanging baskets

Posted: 30/04/2014 at 13:15

Hello, for 5 years now ive been attempting hanging baskets, ive managed to keep my back garden baskets alive & flourishing but im have trouble with my 2 in the front garden. It gets the early morning sun & for most of the day in the summer. I thought maybe it was too much sun/heat?? as im watering every day & feeding weekly... any suggestions on what plants can grow well in these conditions?

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Posted: 18/10/2012 at 20:54

This idea looks & sounds great. I was looking for something new to try so will def be giving this a go, just wish i'd found it earlier in the year.

fruit trees

Posted: 12/10/2012 at 16:58

r the apple trees in pots aswell?

I didnt get any pears of my well established pear tree this year for the 1st time but other gardeners have been saying this year was not a good year for fruit trees... otherwise.. r u feeding them enough & with the right food.. I was feeding my potted fruit trees with regular miracol grow which turns out isnt right for fruit trees... ive been advised bonemeal with a top up of potash at start of season..

patio (pot) cherry tree

Posted: 12/10/2012 at 16:49

Hello. I get plenty of blossom & cherries ( if i can beat the birds to them) & I've looked up canker, which I've seen on my sisters apple & pear trees but this is different, I thought I figured out what was wrong last summer.. cant remember what it was called but it suggested the plant was too hot so I mooved the pot into some shade & kept it there this summer which helped a little but still oozed sap..

I have thought about just getting a new one but I've nursed this tree for a few years now, it was one of my 1st fruit trees, its not done too well since a big fat pigeon sat on one of the main branches & broke it. I'm a little reluctant to let it die..

patio (pot) cherry tree

Posted: 11/10/2012 at 18:05

Has anyone had or have a patio pot grown cherry tree, i brought this specaily for the patio has i didnt want it getting too big but this summer & last years summer it lost its leaves early and what looked like sap laeaking out of tiny holes all over the bark. I looked at every cm of it & couldnt find any pest of any kind, I moved it into shade incase it was getting too much sun but it didnt seem to help, then some branches started to die back. I still got fruit of it but its not looking very healthy & am now worried it might not make it through the winter.

Any suggestions on how to save my cherry tree??

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hanging baskets

what to plant in hanging baskets that can take early am sun 
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problems with sap leaking 
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