Plant care in the Green house
Well this week certainly feels like spring coming to summer and with the RHS informing us that the flowering season will be prolonged this year due to this cold snap we had.
It is better to be prepared for a warm spring by this I mean to protect all your seedling that should be sprouting now in your green house from the fierce rays of the sun .
This can be achieved by :-
(a) putting any shading material on your green house glass .Whether its green or blinds. This will reduce the intensity of the heat with in greenhouse . You can either use a netting like the one in picture or green house wash paints
(b) set a method by watering in the the evening when the sun comes down – this way you wont waste water and also the plants can drink it in before it evaporates in the mid day sun
- (c) In cases of tomatoes don’t water over head but in the pots this cause if there any fungi like blight still in the soil it wont splash on to leaves. Also the droplets can act as tiny lenses and cause leaf scorch
- (d) keep the Green house well ventilated this will prevent any fungus from attacking your seedling
- (e) and finally should the plants start to tilt this is not a disease but simply the plant is following the sun – simply remedied by turning the plant around .
My Spring Projects
On Wednesday I got to plant some shrubs and plants that My client brought.
As I do general garden Maintenance I do planting and growing as well and this week I had to plant a Skimmia ,Photinia, and Eu0nymus
If you want plants for shade then these shrubs which I going to describe are ideal.
In between there is a Photinia red robin to add that contrast
And in the other corner is a Elaeagnus