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This Strange and Wonerful Weather System

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 08:38

Nice post Mike 

Hydrangea

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 08:31

Hello louise

Were they properly hardened off plants?  Perhaps they were soft from being indoors...then they are susceptible to slugs.  Normally, hydrangeas are not unduly affected by slugs amd snails.

 

camellias

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 08:20

Lidls have some Camelias ...£9 99..I think.

Camelias can be pruned and kept to a compact size.  They are ideal for growing in pots too

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/03/2014 at 08:17

I wanted to be a horse too Panda but then, neigh, I thought I'm happy as a 'uman.  !!!

Lovely morning...peaceful, sunny, warm 

Dove, why did your ma sell your arm?  That wasn't nice 

 

palms

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 23:58

Jools, you should dig it up and replace it in the pot it came in and return it.  Just say it was mis sold to you as a hardy plant, or it's simply not suitable.  I've never had a problem returning anything and ...if your receipt is available....it will be a simple thing to do.

I agree with commemts made that there are lots of tropical looking plants that are far hardier and more pleasing.

How do I deter/ catch thieves from my allotment

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 23:53

I remember when some plants were pInched from my front wall and I lay in wait for a day or two...evening or two...with a catapult and hazelnuts as ammo.  The thing is to be invisible after you use it....

I would certainly use a catapult and not worry about the niceties of the law 

The Mystery of NPK

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 23:45

Hey Mike.  Hope your health will be better soon. 

Although I'm "up" on the technical stuff gardening, etc., I think this thread and Mike's PH thread make for a more complete forum for beginners and the rest of us.  

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 17:01

You making hot cross buns Clari?  You are my fav here 

palms

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 16:59

Hiya jools

Canadiensis is a very vicious foliaged plant.....not really good for imdoors in that respect.   Too vicious outside too I think

It is hardy down here but not in most places.  

Can you return it?   If you have your receipt there should be no problem at all. 

Canadiensis is not a favourite of mine....like Phillippa I prefer Humilis or almost anything else come to that.  

You can fleece it but the foliage will rip it to shreds.......and you if you are not careful.

Hydrangea

Posted: 14/03/2014 at 16:53

Agree with Dave.  Dig your recipient hole first.  Hopefully you can then lift and replant quickly.  

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There's orangey........

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Oh no.....not again...

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Hey! Looking good

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Contrast or clash; complement and safe

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a good turn needs to be considered......

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Serious reminder folks....

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Smog going to get us?

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