London (change)
Today 22°C / 14°C
Tomorrow 23°C / 15°C

Mark 1963


Latest posts by Mark 1963

Begonia problems

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 07:35

thanks gardenjeannie

for the time to write a long and informative explanation. I shall go straight away and do what you said. Thank you once again

Begonia problems

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 22:26

Last year my begonias were half a success, this year I'm having another go.

I bought 4 healthy large plugs from the GC. They have been repotted and sitting on a gravel tray in the GH. The pot is moist and I keep the leaves dry, but still they manage to droop and fall off. I'm left with one stump and three sparsely leaved begonia plants.

What am I doing wrong!

Small gardens and spent compost

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 12:18

Hi, what I do is take about a foot away out of the pots, fork in some Fish, Blood and Bone. Now is the opportunity to put some Hort Grit in to if drainage needs improving. Then replace with fresh multi-purpose compost. That way you are not throwing so much away and you are not using to much fresh multi-purpose compost. Hope that helps.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 12:30

Afternoon Bump

Hi gardenjennie, just put a few packets of seeds in the post to you this morning. I found a stamp Keep up the good work guys!

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 21:45

Hi gardenjeannie,

I got your address from Rosie31 and will be sending you some packets of seeds in Saturdays post. Hopefully you should get them Tuesday/Wednesday

FREE seeds mailing list

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 21:42

Thanks for all your interest, but since the crisis down south, I have decided that they would appreciate the seeds more. Hope everyone understands my decision 

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 21:33

bump

Buddleias

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 21:29

Hi

One of mine looks a bit worst for wear, I think my one is in a too damp place. So I'm going to dig it up put it in a pot and dry it out in the GH. Hopefully it'll spring back to life.

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 12:12

More bumps than a maternity ward

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 12:12

Bump

Discussions started by Mark 1963

fuchsias slow to flower

Replies: 3    Views: 103
Last Post: 31/07/2014 at 15:15

droopy petunias

Replies: 5    Views: 124
Last Post: 30/07/2014 at 12:12

Garden update

Replies: 10    Views: 248
Last Post: 27/06/2014 at 06:47

French lavender

Replies: 2    Views: 140
Last Post: 20/06/2014 at 11:34

Beetle ID

Replies: 9    Views: 225
Last Post: 15/06/2014 at 13:34

my first succulent

Replies: 8    Views: 257
Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 12:36

Beware queen wasps looking for a home

Replies: 1    Views: 142
Last Post: 18/05/2014 at 22:37

thompson and morgan late deliveries

Replies: 2    Views: 221
Last Post: 19/05/2014 at 14:13

Repairing a hose

Replies: 10    Views: 253
Last Post: 13/05/2014 at 20:41

Weird dream last night

Replies: 4    Views: 391
Last Post: 12/05/2014 at 20:55

Anyone grown Swan River daisies ?

Replies: 4    Views: 435
Last Post: 13/05/2014 at 20:10

egg shell found in the garden

Replies: 10    Views: 337
Last Post: 08/05/2014 at 11:03

Silver Birch Catkins

Replies: 9    Views: 328
Last Post: 29/04/2014 at 00:21

Favourite Garden Pest

or you should not like them, but you do 
Replies: 6    Views: 270
Last Post: 28/04/2014 at 12:30

help with azalea

Replies: 4    Views: 237
Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 16:05
1 to 15 of 85 threads