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Re: The Potting Shed
« Reply #735 on: November 29, 2019, 13:32:39 PM »
The chilli plants in the greenhouse have gone to sleep. So I have them a hard prune, dusted the cuts with cinnamon and covered that in Blue Tack. I also tipped the pots on their sides and scraped off the top layer of packed sharp sand. Hopefully that'll get rid of most of any aphid eggs. A dusting with diatomaceous earth should shred any that hatch. The best JMOA Scotch Bonnet plant is in a fleece bag in the downstairs loo to see if it'll over-winter that way. After a light clean of the greenhouse, I moved the Giant Peruvian Rocoto inside with only 3 undersized pods falling off.

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Re: The Potting Shed
« Reply #736 on: January 08, 2020, 14:25:26 PM »
Planted 60 mixed tulips, 10 hyacinth and 20 crocus that a kind neighbour found for me. Very late, but the ground still thinks it's autumn.

Lobelia and Campanula are still in flower out there!  :o

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Re: The Potting Shed
« Reply #737 on: January 30, 2020, 16:39:23 PM »
Potted an Aronia and Quince that I had air-layered. The roots formed were abundant.

Also shoved Blackcurrant prunings into pots to form new plants for several neighbours.


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Re: The Potting Shed
« Reply #738 on: January 31, 2020, 17:07:56 PM »
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Re: The Potting Shed
« Reply #739 on: January 31, 2020, 18:34:03 PM »
Crocuses up, bluebells and tulips have showed their noses.

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Re: The Potting Shed
« Reply #740 on: February 08, 2020, 21:57:23 PM »
The flat downstairs has daffodils in the front garden. They are out, not only the tete a tete which are early, but larger ones too. My tulips are half-grown and my mid-season daffs will be in flower in a week. Pussy willow is flowering, the catkins on the hazel have dropped off a month early, and there are celandines in flower by the river banks. Everything is about a month early.
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