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Latest posts by SwissSue

Crispy Amelanchier

Posted: 13/07/2013 at 19:46

I think there are probably more roots than earth in the pot. I would repot it now, in ericaceous compost as Dove has said, also in a much bigger pot. This shrub grows into a small tree.

Dahlia problem

Posted: 13/07/2013 at 06:44

Better not be! But they are quite cute, except when they get in your hair!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 13/07/2013 at 05:57

Morning everyone, Kitchen Spam Reported!

Off to water the garden, watch out for sunstroke today everyone, will be a scorcher!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 12/07/2013 at 21:29

Evening everyone

What a kind person you are, Verdun, wish there were lots more like you!

Glad your son is OK, TT, enjoy your holiday GG and don't worry to much!

Liz, you must have loads of pea plants. I decided it wasn't worth growing them as they need so much room and from a colander full you only get 1 or 2 portions to eat.

Great crop of tomatoes, Fairy, have got a couple of pea-sized ones on Tumbling Toms. Hope this heat will get them to ripen fast.

Enjoy your strawberries and icecream KEV, but watch out for that bladder!

My miniature Buddleia Buzz are starting to flower now, one pink, one violet. A white one and a purple one still to come. Still no flowers on the French runners.

Dahlia problem

Posted: 12/07/2013 at 20:59

Two of my dahlias are being nibbled by tiny (1cm) green grasshoppers! They're not doing much damage, but have never seen this before.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 12/07/2013 at 15:38
KEF wrote (see)
Fairy I dunno about those posts that have the link that Norton unhappy with. I think they look like clever ads' , made to look as if from a genuine gardener, link is full of firms name and  info' about what used, sizes, and slick pics, with seed trays, plants in greenhouse even can of pop on bench turned so not advertising that. 

Having had a mega computer problem a couple of years ago I'm careful what links I look at.

If I'm wrong I will apologise to the new poster.

I reported all those to moderator around 6am this morning!

Miniature Fruit Trees

Posted: 12/07/2013 at 05:25

Mmmm, that's a shame Fidget. I'm lucky, we only have red squirrels and they stay in the woods. Must be real pest in the UK, cute though they are!

Miniature Fruit Trees

Posted: 11/07/2013 at 17:30

I have an apricot in a 50cm pot which I planted last autumn. It was covered in blossoms, but unfortunately the lousy spring didn't bring any bees or other insects to pollinate them and I forgot to do it by hand, so only have 2 apricots. Hope to get more next year.

I think a 15" pot is way too small and not watering enough doesn't help either. Try replanting them in bigger pots in a mixture of John Innes 3 and some garden soil (mole heaps would be great if you have any nearby). I think you just have to give them time to establish themselves properly.

plant/weed

Posted: 11/07/2013 at 17:23

Don't know what it is, but weeds are plants too, you know!

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