Verdun


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damaged plant leaves

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 22:14

Steven, Silver Queen is likely to produce new growth soon to replace those damaged leaves.  However the "very moist" soil is a concern....pittosporums need sharp drainage and light soil.  we have had a lot of rain for quite some time so, although frost is a possible cause, wet conditions would also damage those leaves 

Salvia 'Amistad'

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 20:44

They should have aurvived this winter MsGreenFingers.  So mild but the wet would not have been appreciated.  Mine have survived down here.

my feeling is yours prob are ok....it's still early and night temps have not really been high.  No, dont dig them up just yet.  not good to mulch too close to stems either. 

Amistad is relatively hardy so cuttings are always necessary every year.  

Leycesteria Formosa

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 20:31

They can be huge.  They spread.  Bamboo like stems and energy.  Give them space StillLearning ...plenty of space 

Buying plants on the spur of f the moment

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 18:55

I have dozens of impulse buys or plants I want but unsure where they go.  Hoping to lose some plants over winter but that hasnt really happened.  Large pots are the answer so that plants can grow on for planting later 

What's happened to the picture adding function?

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 16:53

It comes and goes on my ipad.  And the settings panel is a nightmare to use. 

to enable toolbar I have to log out and log in again.  Even then it is unreliable.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 16:50

Trump is shooting himself in the foot almost daily now.....he makes our Boris look credible 

Punkdoc, you know my view on climate change 

dry here now after several hours of rain 

Dividing perennial Lobelia

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 16:43

Oh yes, Flowerlover.  Pot up asap and you will have 4 more decent size plants by early summer.  Keep moist 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 11:59

..........no comment 

Did anyone see this?

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 11:56

Prob the best of the female presenters . If Christine is "excitable" what does that make Carol K?

Camellia

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 10:23

Camelias need a neutral soil at least......janice, get a ph tester from gc.  It is cheap but will tell you if your soil is acid or alkaline.  

"Feeding this year"???    NOW  is the time to apply a sequestered iron feed and the rest. I think your plant is jusf starved of nutrients...the sooner you treat it the sooner it will recover, hopefully to flower next year too 

Discussions started by Verdun

Bargain plants

 
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Exciting........

 
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17 degrees in a couple of days

 
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As if the day couldn't get any better.........

 
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Tonight DIY... gt Ormond St Hospital

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Well, he won but.....

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Sssssssscared or what?

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What is an all year round garden?

 
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Shakes you...

Not a Michael Buble fan really.... 
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Those blowsy, shapeless things.....

 
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Nice gesture but maybe more?

 
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Odd

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How ruthless???

 
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£3 99 or 39p?

 
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HEY! This aint right!

 
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