Return to the Container Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Mystery Garden Cases

Posted by kernul1 10 (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 20, 11 at 20:04

Hey guys,

Anyone up for helping to solve a few mysteries in my garden?

Case 1:�Impatiens Tinctoria
- In bright shade (north facing)
- Gritty mix
- Watering with foliage pro 1/4 strength
- Real trouble growing with black edges on the leaves.

Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos

Case 2: �Impatiens Niamniamensis

-�- In bright shade (north facing)
- Gritty mix
- Watering with foliage pro 1/4 strength
- Slow growth and appears to have a mite infestation?

Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos

Thanks for any advice in advance!

Kernul


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Mystery Garden Cases

Hi Kerul

In the top picture it looks like you have accidently let that plant dry out and then watered a few times. The damage on the Tincoria looks like watering abuse and just maybe an invasion of earwigs to boot. Have you ever accidently let your impatience get to the point of wilt? Has the sun been very hot lately?

In the second picture, it looks like you are having pest issues due to more than just mites. Possibly earwigs and slugs? have you seen these creepy things around lately? They have been know to eat chunks off mine and even cause severe leaf scarring and damage.

Hpw much sun do your plants get? How often do you have to water? have you seen pests?

Mike


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Container Gardening Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here