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by dragoonsers
February 4th, 2014, 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: germination of succulent seeds
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: germination of succulent seeds

I would like to know too. I got a gift of a packet of cactus seeds by Suttons. I've read a lot online. Couple things I've learnt: Builder's sand can be substituted- though I'm hopeful it is not salty Others say use rainwater/distilled I've sowed some seeds last week. So lets see! Do keep me posted h...
by dragoonsers
January 31st, 2014, 2:19 pm
Forum: Pests and Diseases
Topic: Roses under attack.............help required
Replies: 5
Views: 572

Re: Roses under attack.............help required

Yup black aphids.. follow Umar bhai's advice!
by dragoonsers
January 29th, 2014, 9:54 pm
Forum: Plant Identification
Topic: Lemon OR Lime!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: Lemon OR Lime!!!

I too was confused about this. I am yet to come across a lime plant here in Karachi.
by dragoonsers
January 23rd, 2014, 8:06 pm
Forum: Advance Gardening
Topic: Air-layering
Replies: 17
Views: 4933

Re: Air-layering

S. Ahmed, do not give up! I also posted on this forum when I air-layered roses. After that I have air layered so many things. You just have to find out what works for you. One suggestion, to increase the size of the soil ball. This helps keep in moisture and the sun's heat won't penetrate as deep as...
by dragoonsers
November 25th, 2013, 6:07 am
Forum: Pests and Diseases
Topic: Problem with my roses
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: Problem with my roses

spider mites khabab bhai, no insecticide. wash every leaf underside. search net. usually they go away after washing.
by dragoonsers
November 13th, 2013, 7:07 pm
Forum: Pests and Diseases
Topic: Amaryllis Disease ?
Replies: 29
Views: 2264

Re: Amaryllis Disease ?

Looks fine and dandy to me!
by dragoonsers
November 11th, 2013, 9:42 pm
Forum: Roses
Topic: First blooms after the prune.
Replies: 14
Views: 1525

Re: First blooms after the prune.

All of them Mustansir. but with grafted, after they start growth they start producing suckers so remove them.
by dragoonsers
November 11th, 2013, 12:55 pm
Forum: Rafique's Garden
Topic: Fall sowings-Oct-13
Replies: 14
Views: 936

Re: Fall sowings-Oct-13

They all look so nice and cute like babies :geek:
by dragoonsers
November 10th, 2013, 9:35 pm
Forum: Roses
Topic: First blooms after the prune.
Replies: 14
Views: 1525

Re: First blooms after the prune.

Mustansir, because Karachi is a frost free and warm climate, we need to force rose plants into a rest period or dormancy. What I do is: 1. I prune in last week of October or 1st week of November. I leave only 5-7 strong green canes. Remove weak ones, and dead diseased parts. Then I remove all the le...
by dragoonsers
November 10th, 2013, 5:43 pm
Forum: Umar Khan's Garden
Topic: This weekend
Replies: 15
Views: 408

Re: This weekend

Your roses always inspire me. I want to ask why your amaryllis first pictures doesn't have any leaves?

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