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Hollyhocks and propagation

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 21:38

Thanks Waterbutts, will have a look at the little fella I have and see what i can do. Think you'll start having to charge for your advice ha ha

Lilies and little red spiders

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 21:33

Thanks Waterbutts, I went out before and cleared all the leaves up of the eggs and other nasty black bits but will be on dirty control ha ha

 

Lilies and little red spiders

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 18:48

Hi Fairygirl, yes little red beetles, sorry was speakinig to someone else before coming on here who thought that is what they may have been know as

Lilies and little red spiders

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 18:28

Thanks Waterbutts and everyone else,

I just read the RHS site and these seem to be a bigger pest throughout the country. Its war of the beetles. I think i need to remove their eggs from the fritillary leaves and elsewhere on the plant but would you recommend replanting the lilies in new soil?

 

Lilies and little red spiders

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 18:08

Hi all,

I have a problem with my lilies. They are being eaten by what appears to be a small red spider which comes along every year. I can see it sometimes just munching on the leaf or petals of my lilies. I can't seem to find a way to make it go away. I don't really want to kill it as it is what it is but be great if it could go eat something else.

Many thanks,

Simon

Hollyhocks and propagation

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 18:02

Hi,

I would like to know if it is possible to grow a Hollyhocks from a stem cutting?

The other day I became a little over excited and bought a few cheep sell off plants at a local garden centre. In all the mad rush and polite fighting between other customers I went and bought a dilapatid hollyhocks. Anyway started to plant it today and it seems one of the stalks has simply been broken off by something or someone before purchase and just popped back into soil, grrrrr. I have it in water at the moment and the rooting homorne on standby should the water not do the trick in producing a root.

Bit more information about the stem I have in water as there are two flowers blooming on it at current but did manage to say one side of the plant which does have a root, so at least my £1.00 plant was not a complete waste.

Thanks in advance,

 

Simon

cuttings

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 13:12

Hi all,

Thank you very much for your advice, and hopefully I will have many new plants growing soon.

 

All the best,

 

Simon

cuttings

Posted: 26/06/2013 at 14:13

Hi,

I am wondering if anyone would be able to help me with plant cuttings.

I have Veronica spicata and a spare runner off a strawbery plant. Can anyone advise on how i make a cutting from these two. I understand with the Strawberrry you can pop the runner into a pop but will have to cut it off the main strawberry plant once the runner has rooted but i can't do that as my neightbour will have plant pots with runners growing and i don't think he would be too pleased to have all my plants lying around his garden. So hopefully i can cut off the runner and grow it on its own.

 

Any advice would be appreciated,

 

Simon

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Lilies and little red spiders

 
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Hollyhocks and propagation

 
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cuttings

need cutting advice 
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