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Sweet pea heads dropping off

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 16:29
I think I might have solved it myself. Researched Eagle Sweet Pea suppliers and they list a bud drop as a problem. Could be warm days, cold nights or cold watering from hose. I will leave them alone for a week or two and see what happens. From their information this could happen maybe twice a season. I'm glad it's not a bug I can't see. Just have to be a patient gardener!!!

Sweet pea heads dropping off

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 14:36
It's a new garden for me as we only moved in last year, mainly grew veg and a few flowers until I had it landscaped this year in January. The soil is lovely, easy to dig a few stones but nothing like my last garden, that was built on a gravel pit and had only a layer of topsoil on. Every other plant in the garden is doing well, like everyone else I have had my problems with slugs and snails but I have put nematodes down a week ago and they do say it takes a week for them to work. Other than that I have watered with a liquid feed (Richard Jackson). I have grown sweetpeas before and can't say I have come across this before. Thanks for coming my request for help.

Sweet pea heads dropping off

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 13:59
Hi, they are in the ground, and in a sunny spot. I have them in 4 different areas in the garden and one lot in a raised bed which I have onions and chives in and keep it well watered and they are all the same. The flower buds form and then can be knocked of so the heavy rain we have had is not helping. I did look at DavidK post on growing sweet peas but haven't seen anyone with the same problem.

Sweet pea heads dropping off

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 13:36
I have lovely healthy sweet peas that seemed to be growing well, cut the first flowers and since then nothing, flower stems are short and the buds on long stems have gone. Anyone any ideas please. Read all I can from the forum but couldn't find anything. Thanks in advance

Photo test thread only...

Posted: 14/01/2014 at 11:43
How do I insert a photo when I'm using an iPad Help please

Everedge steel lawn edging?

Posted: 14/01/2014 at 11:37
As I'm new to this not too sure how to get photo but will give it a go

Everedge steel lawn edging?

Posted: 13/01/2014 at 22:51
Third time of trying to post reply today, not sure I have the hang of this (first post). Just had Everedge fitted to form a chip bark path edge. The gardener I had battled for two hours with wood before we gave up. Ordered this and within two hours job completed. My grandson now has a woodland path all of 15ft long going behind some bushes so has some adventures, he's only two! Great product and would recommend it.
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