Verdun


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Dahlia help required

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 21:43

Bob, you beat me to it.  Exactly what I was abiut to say.  The solution too ...ha ha 


yes, Helen try a spray or two of epsom salts.  I think this  will help a lot.  Then feed once a week with tomato feed 

Are Heliotrope hardy

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 21:25

Won The county 100 metres once Fairy..........prob had doughnuts at the finishing line,


it's only the brain that is slow .  

Are Heliotrope hardy

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 18:56

I resemble that remark Fairy . Nobody laughs louder at my jokes than I do 


you can grow them in containers Fairy and bring them out of the gh in July...??


oh! Am 


Am I slow or what?   Just got your "joke" Fairy.....simple cornishman see? 

What is your weather like?

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 18:41

GD that is prob the best display of tagetes I have seen.  Wonderful colour 


I cut lawns and deadheaded too...or rather I did as you did and removed any broken stems and  generally tidied up after the rain.  

Onions

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 18:33

Chris, I like to grow good veg looking good so I am impressed . Excellent.  One of the joys of growing onions is to lay them out to ripen in the sun.  You deserve your glass or two of wine tonight.  Cheers 

triticonazole & acetamiprid

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 17:08

I do not spray any edible crops.......whatever the labels may say I want my home grown food to be safe; I dont think they are if sprayed with chemicals.   Might as well buy instead of grow your own if you use any insecticides or pesticides 

What is your weather like?

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 17:00

Dry, cloudy, sunny, cloudy sunny......feeling very warm though. 

Are Heliotrope hardy

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 16:16

You like Cornwall just a bit then Anomander !  


Glad to help 

Are Heliotrope hardy

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 15:25

Homestead Plants Anomander.....just googled and,they,have a wide range 

Are Heliotrope hardy

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 15:23

Hello Anomander......I have come forth 


for sure Chatsworth IS better than the annual marine variety.  The latter has darker flowere, larger foliage but less scent.


I have a dozen plants around the garden....by the side and front doors, pathways and sitting areas.  they grow fast and all mine are in 5 litre pots.  Regularly watered and fed.  


I got mine a long time back when I called on somebody who grew this wonderful cherry pie plant.  He gave me a cutting and I have propagated it every year since.  Also found it in a little nursery on my travels. 


Ask at Cross Common Nursery here at the Lizard in Cornwall.  I would expect them to have it and they do mail order 

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