seaside oldie

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Posted: 08/05/2012 at 16:54

I have a lovely acer in a pot protected by large tubs of bamboo, but still seems to be suffering from wind/sun burn.  

Freshairfanatic, I have a tray underneath mine, should I remove it?

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 16:48

Forecast rain showers in Devon, has been glorious!  Grass cut front and back, risked some Zinnias in the sunny border as i have loads.  left a tray of surplus out by the front gate, all the Toms went but nobody loves my Shastas!

Tomatos not growing well

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 17:43

Likewise figrat, Toms are OK, first flowers only just appearing, but peppers both the ones I grew from seed and ones I bought are pathetic things!  Would try the bottom heat, if your are like mine they can't get much worse.

Tomatos not growing well

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 17:31

Warmth is the thing as sotongeoff says, wouldn't start to feed until first fruits develop otherwise may get lots of leaf and not much else.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 17:17

Has just clouded over ready for todays bout of rain, have put some Zinnia's in with fingers firmly crossed.

Recommend me a plant

Posted: 04/05/2012 at 17:13

I have had success with Penstimon cuttings  from the "mother" plant now have half a dozen for nothing.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 16:45

Will have a look for some HyppyByker to see if they will work on my cheap as chips greenhouse!

May In Your Garden

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 16:04

Plant swapping is the best!  Do you think that if I leave my surplus tomato plants by the front gate someone will givew them a good home?

May In Your Garden

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 15:55

Completely agree, have ordered the special offer perrenials from the Gardeners World mag, have nowhere for them to go without digging up something exsisting, but cannot resist a plant or a bargain!  Yesterdays purchase was another Phormium.

what are these?

Posted: 03/05/2012 at 14:56

Not sure either is Penstemon, leaf shape looks entirely different from mine, could be wrong though!

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