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Camelia

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 21:34

The leaves on my camelia are turning yellow. It's planted in ericaceous compost and been fed with a slow release camelia fertiliser. Could anyone tell me what it's short of please.

My dahlia tubers are not doing anything

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 16:58

Mother's Day gift from my son was M & S dahlia in a large terracotta pot complete with  (rather strange) compost. Planted according to instructions, which said nothing about unseated greenhouses, after frosts finished but nothing coming up yet. What a shame if it doesn't do anything.

Potted Hydrangea

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 12:38
I've no idea what variety it is. It's quite small, I think it came from Marks and Spencer! I'll try it in a tub in the garden after flowering as you suggest and hope for the best. Thanks.

Planting Out Forced Hydrangea Macrophlla ?

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 00:22
Where is zone 8 please. I don't know anything about zones in the UK.

Potted Hydrangea

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 00:15
My son bought me a lovely hydrangea in a small pot for Mother's day. It was sold as a pot plant. Am I right in thinking I could plant it outside, or would it have been forced or something to flower at this time and so be unsuitable for the garden. Does anyone know?

Flower free camelia

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 10:44
Hello Verdun. It's a camelia bonomiana and I'd say it's in only partial shade and east facing. I can't see any buds at all. I think I'll move it to another area of the garden and try for next year.

Flower free camelia

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 10:41
Hello Verdun. It's a camelia bono I'd say it's in only partial shade and east facing

Flower free camelia

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 16:35
I don't think anything dried out last year!! Seriously, I've been really careful with this plant and it's had special camelia feed. Don't know where I've gone wrong.

Flower free camelia

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 12:42
Thanks for your comments. Pretty sure I haven't over fed it though and I read they don't need pruning.It's about 2 -3 feet high.

Begonia tubers

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 01:21
I've had great results with my begonia tubers for the last two years. They were in pots and come the first frosts I lifted them, dusted them off and wrapped them well in newspaper. I just put them back in their pots under a little compost out in their growing position once frosts gone and they've done beautifully. Even last year with all that rain. So I'm going to leave my tubers sleeping for a bit longer.

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