Are you all still watering?

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Re: Are you all still watering?

Post by Dave Brown » Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:17 am

kata wrote:Stuff grows big on the Estaury Dave,

:lol: :lol:
That is my point on watering Kata, they grow as much during autumn (12 to 16C max) as in summer, and the bulk of the flowers are from September to the frosts. Brugs need massive amounts of feed and waterto get them big, but as we have a short season, they deserve it. :wink:
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Re: Are you all still watering?

Post by Tom2006 » Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:12 am

Still watering here as mild and dry. I only stop when it cools down properly. Looking at next week it could be 20C+ widely and dry for most of the week.
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Re: Are you all still watering?

Post by DaveP » Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:05 pm

I had to spend a good couple of hours watering early this morning. Everything was perilously dry and a hip-high Impatiens auricoma x bicaudata hybrid was on the verge of collapse. Good job I caught it before the sun came out otherwise it would have gone over too far.
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Re: Are you all still watering?

Post by cordyman » Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:54 pm

The pots and ground are really dry here at the moment, even as I sit here now and its just started spitting slightly its not giving anything a decent water. The back bed on my garden is all wilting :shock:

Just been out on the bike and there was a lot of dusty trail action - this late in September I don't normally see that icon_scratch


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Re: Are you all still watering?

Post by Rachelpalm » Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:50 pm

Hello
my ground is now damp all the time so I have only been watering recently planted Carex Evergold which like being damp and everything else I am watering is in pots. I normally stop watering pots end Oct .

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Re: Are you all still watering?

Post by Adam D » Wed Sep 28, 2011 2:51 pm

cordyman wrote: Just been out on the bike and there was a lot of dusty trail action - this late in September I don't normally see that icon_scratch
The trails up here are wet and muddy, as bad as they get in winter to be honest :(

They dried out well in April, but that was the only dry spell for the year.


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Re: Are you all still watering?

Post by Rachelpalm » Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:58 pm

Hello
I am watering my palms in pots 2 times a week and bananas and tree fern every other day now. And watering my wooden planters when soil feels dry, once a week or 2 times a week. My garden does not get much sun now due to time of year so pots do not need watering as often. My tree fern looks ok being watered every other day now. Healthy etc

I do regulary mist my tree fern. Just went outside and felt my banana plants and they were still damp from yesterday,
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Re: Are you all still watering?

Post by Dave Brown » Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:05 pm

Watering to summer extent again now, but with 3 hours less daylight in the evening. Torchlight watering big time. :wink:
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