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Placido
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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:34 am

Nothing like a short cut :laugh: :yes:.
Looking at a website specific to Echium: Echiumworld.co.uk which just says that multi-purpose compost is fine for this plant. It seems to be quite easy-going once you get it started.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:06 am

Yes Placi. I want to dig in some of that multi purpose compost into the soil. They sell it over the garage, or even a gro-bag will do. Will have to see what they got.

Edit: Got a gro bag over the garage this morning Sunday. Will dig that in to condition the soil.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:05 pm

Dug in the gro bag this afternoon. Soil is rather dry though.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:26 am

You can have some of the rain we're having right now, Willpar !!
Good luck with this very interesting project.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:04 pm

Gave the plot a few cans of water last night. will do again for a few nights. Once we have some decent rain I can do some planting. And hopefully the wet soil will keep the cats off. Working so far.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:43 am

Following my immediately preceding post, Willpar, you can also have some of the cats round here !! :cat2:

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:08 pm

Don't get as many as I used to Placi. But still, freshly tilled ground could be a good invitation. And I don't want my plants poisoned.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:33 am

Have planted the large plant the lady gave me now. Is a lot bigger.

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The lower leaves seem to naturally die off the lady told me.

Will put the two blue ones in a bit later, one each side of that one. Plot is just about big enough for three.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:04 pm

The nieghbours will be flocking round to have a look, Willpar !!

(Not got pic :( )

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:00 pm

Dam Drat placi The pic was up this morning. But I did get a message to say the hosting site is closing down in 2019. Will do a short video.

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