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First greenhouse - advice?

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 21:40

Make sure its clean - I cant stress this enough. Whenever you feel you have a chance to do it then do it.

Coming into the darker/colder months its more essential as moulds can build up quite easily with the moisture levels.

If its mild enough open your doors and windows just to let air flow through.

If you stick to these few basic things, your plants will love you.

What kind of palm trees are these?

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 19:24

and the 1st looks like a Calathea of sorts

Hibiscus

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 18:49

Just moved my 5 feet Hibiscus Syriacus (which has never flowered yet) into the ground.

Now is a good time to plant out deciduous shrubs and trees as most are losing their leaves anyway.

Anyone know what this is please?

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 23:35

Echiveria is generally a houseplant, not very hardy at all. I'd say Dave is on the button.

Botanical name

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 22:28

Is it a Gaura of sorts?

Moth of the day

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 22:06

It was the first I had ever seen, I didnt know what it was. I assumed it was a real Hummingbird until my neighbor told me what it was.

How old is your houseplant?

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 21:41

My oldest houseplant is probably 2-3 years old, an Aloe Vera brought from somewhere I cant remember.

It lives on the window in the downstairs loo with not a great deal of sunlight.

Moth of the day

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 21:35

When I was cutting back my Lavender at the start of October there was a Hummingbird Hawk Moth buzzing around.

That was an incredible sight

Struggling azeleas

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 21:33

No, Azaleas are tough, just make sure not to over water

What kind of palm trees are these?

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 20:56

second pic looks like an Areca Palm

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