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Latest posts by Lottolearn

Senetti dying

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:56

It's on my terrace so gets lots of sun most of the day until about 5pm. I water it regularly, especially now it's been so warm so keep it moist. Too much or too little you think?

Senetti dying

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:46

I bought a Senetti plant and put it in a large pot with good compost. It was great for about a month but now has curling leaves and the flowers are not really growing and what are are tiny. Picture below. Any ideas?


Young Beach Hedge

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 17:19

OK good advice, thank you. I assume the spirals don't inhibit the plants' growth then?

Young Beach Hedge

Posted: 16/05/2013 at 15:08

I planted bare rooted beach hedge plants last November. Each has a cane and a spiral to protect them from rabbits etc. They are now all very green and leafy so how long should I leave the spirals on? They seem a bit restricted with the spirals on but not sure if taking them off will harm them. Advice would be really helpful. Thanks!

Plant or weed?

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 12:06

aha that would make sense, thanks so much!

Plant or weed?

Posted: 04/05/2013 at 11:49

Can anyone advise what this is please? it looks very like a hosta but seems different to all others I've known. It's just started growing. Thanks




Moving a tree

Posted: 13/10/2012 at 13:00

Thanks so much. Is now the dormant period? 


Posted: 13/10/2012 at 12:59

Thanks for your advice. Interesting option on the spray. I'll give it further thought. 


Posted: 12/10/2012 at 21:06

ok thanks. I'd been told that you can't tree guard beech hedge plants as they need to sprout from the stems. Do these tree guards not do that?


Moving a tree

Posted: 12/10/2012 at 21:06

thanks so much. I'll start preparing the hole! Any advice as to what size hole or what to put in it?


Discussions started by Lottolearn

Curly Lupins

lupin leaves are curling up 
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My lupins leaves are either flopping or the young ones are curling 
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How do you tell them apart before they flower? 
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where can I find it? 
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Anyone know what this tree is? 
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Sycamore seedlings

millions of them... 
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Why so pale? 
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leaves have disappeared! 
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Water goes in clean but comes out frothy 
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Last Post: 01/10/2013 at 11:45

Cornus refusing to grow

yellow leaves and poor growth 
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Last Post: 09/06/2013 at 21:34

Senetti dying

Leaves curling and flowers dying 
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Last Post: 09/06/2013 at 16:53

Young Beach Hedge

How long should young beach plants have spiral protection? 
Replies: 5    Views: 1011
Last Post: 16/05/2013 at 19:35

Plant or weed?

Identification please? 
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Last Post: 04/05/2013 at 12:06
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