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Latest posts by Mattbeer87

Feeding azaleas

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 11:49

If they have buds on just wait, over feeding is bad.

Tomatoes in a cold GH

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 11:45

My tomatoes have been perfect in my greenhouse Though if the temperature was due below 5c I covered them in fleece.

It got down to 1.4c one night last week and they werent affected with fleece over the top of them

10-15L pots work much better than growbags, I still cant understand growbags, they are way too shallow.

Talkback: Tomato - cold weather damage

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 22:18

It sure is Jim, Darkening of leaves is a sign of cold damage on many plants.

Primula problems

Posted: 30/04/2015 at 21:39

My bet is small green caterpillars, inspect closer and you will find them hiding.

Spring Bulbs in Pots

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 10:43

I would wait until the foliage has completely died back, then take out the bulbs and store them somewhere cool and dark until Autumn.

That way you get full use from the container. Little early to be planting out new bedding anyway

Plant Identification Please

Posted: 29/04/2015 at 09:38

1st one looks like Phlox

Not a clue on the second one

3rd one looks like a Geranium or possibly a Delphinium

Best herbaceous foliage

Posted: 28/04/2015 at 05:00

About 3 feet on a mature plant, and the pink flowers are very striking againts the foliage

Best herbaceous foliage

Posted: 28/04/2015 at 04:10

Lobelia Cardinalis 'Russian Princess'

Such a beautiful deep red unmatched by many others.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 24/04/2015 at 20:02

I have a lot more on the go than that chicky

Ive no idea where its all going. Ive a lot of moving and a lot of pits to to fill I guess :P


Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 24/04/2015 at 15:51


Discussions started by Mattbeer87

Wallflower Seeds

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Next weeks forecast

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Geranium Madarense

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Plant ID

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Tree Lily Bulbs

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Longest lived plant

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Autumn Colour

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Cyclamen Coum

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Dividing Lupins

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Penstemon Cuttings

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Sweet Peppers

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Garden Idiot

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Greenhouse at night

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Standard Geraniums

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Camellia and Honeysuckle

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