Woodgreen wonderboy

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Stringy runner beans

Posted: 14/08/2015 at 06:27

Lack of water can be the problem.... clearly not in your case. Must be something else.

Gladioli woes

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 18:15

Thank you very much. That looks very much like the problem. Cure doesn't look very easy to achieve and won't spray in this area as alongside vegetables. So it's curtains for glads. here.

Stringy runner beans

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 08:39

How often do you water?

Gladioli woes

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 08:37

Last year my newly planted glads were good enough to win a prize in the local flower show. This year the flowers are both distorted and have white flecks or veining in the flowers. A friend has a similar problem and for her it is a repeat problem. Does anyone know what I should do. I think I should remove the flower corm and all, and am unlikely to be able to grow them there again. What is the problem and is there an alternative solution? Sorry, no pictures possible.

Gladioli not flowering

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 20:33

Have just picked the first few, about 5 weeks later than last year?

Gladioli not flowering

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 11:32

They were in flower well before this date last year. However lots of people have commented that they are very late this year. Mine have only just thrown up flower spikes, but not yet open. By this time last year I had loads of lovely blooms. It must be the cool nights.

What kind of garden injuries have you had

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 20:57

My pride was wounded when the judges in the local Show rubbished my huge rhubarb in front of me, without realising it was mine...

How long until my philadelphus/ mock orange flowers?

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 07:28

Agree with everything Verd. says (as usual), I will prune mine soon, and it needs a bit of renovation pruning having got a bit congested. I can see the new whippy green shoots to avoid which will flower next year.

Climbing Roses

Posted: 05/07/2015 at 16:16

Why not cluster some smaller containers around the rose container for your perennials/annuals? A cluster of different sizes always looks good.


Posted: 05/07/2015 at 16:09

Thanks Gg, great pictures as usual. Great to see you and your family and other forkers too. Amazing you all came so far to support us. We had about 400 visitors and raised about £4,000 for our charities. The money will be handed out at next Saturday's Annual Flower Show, Woodgreen Village Hall, 2 til 4 pm. 

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