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Feeding Cannas

Posted: 07/05/2015 at 11:31

Well, I looked at the canna in the pot and there are no shoots at all.  It is firm though and doesn't look as if anything is wrong with it.  Should I 'do a Vernon' and call them up and complain or wait awhile?

Plant Me Now

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 23:32

Me too Pdoc.  Some of the best plants I bought this year were from them.


Posted: 06/05/2015 at 21:32

Evening all,

Glad you feel better RB

Hostafan take it easy tomorrow.

Fingers crossed LilyP


Plant Me Now

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 21:13

According to their website the above on line company will cease trading tomorrow.

Feeding Cannas

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 20:39

Thanks folks, Ill have a look tomorrow, I potted them in john innes 2 and added dried manure when I planted, didn't put any FBB in though.

Feeding Cannas

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 18:54

We've had a relatively mild winter here Fairy and I followed all the instructions provided by Hartcanna (the nursery I bought them from) so I will be disappointed if they don't flower.

Feeding Cannas

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 18:27

Hi Fairygirl, yes they've been in the greenhouse until very recently.  We haven't had a frost here since I have bought the pots outside.  Don't know whether to dig up Shenandoah and take a look at it.  What do you think?

Feeding Cannas

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 18:10

Hi Folks,

This is the first year I have attempted to grow Cannas.  I have Durban and Shenandoah both in large pots since February.  The Durban has started to shoot, no sign of the other one yet.  I have read that they are very hungry plants and need regular feeding my questions are

As they have been in the pots for more than 6 weeks should I start feeding them now?

If so what is the best feed for them.

Hope someone can help.


Posted: 06/05/2015 at 15:18

Weather easing off a bit now, has been rainy and very windy all day.  I was hoping to get my three geraniums in the garden today but it's not looking hopeful.  They may have to wait until the morning.

Today, I have mostly been watching TV.

Welcome back Fairygirl.


Posted: 06/05/2015 at 10:29

Keeping out of it too.  As soon as the name appeared I thought here we go again.

Hope your family are OK liri and get pet transport sorted.

Blowing a gale and throwing it down here.  Haven't ventured outside yet but need to go to sorting office as a plant was delivered (or not) yesterday.  Then need to sort out mums washing and pop round for a visit.  Have social services coming tomorrow for an annual check and she always gets a bit agitated.  I think she's worried they will pull funding and she will have nowhere to go.Bless.

See you all later.

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