hanging baskets have done particularly well this year, even with the
hot weather. I suspect they will be past their best by show time,
but I like them where they are.
This is a view of
the greenhouse showing how large the plants now are. Note the
spacing between plants to stop them becoming leggy. It's always
better to grow a few less and give them the space. These are all
intended for the National Show and so will now be looking for buds of the
right size to start the timing. Any idea what the weather is going
at this time of the year are rooted in the cold frame which is in the
shade all day. I find that it is much too hot in the greenhouse and
the rooting is very slow, whereas they go well in the frame.
I have had a lot
of calls and e-mails with this leaf problem this year.
It appears to only affect the mature leaves and only the odd one.
The greenhouses are all shaded and so I can only think it is caused by the
high temperatures, I am sure it's not a pest or disease so we have to live
with it. Hopefully you don't have the problem, but if you do you are not