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by Johara
April 21st, 2013, 10:39 am
Forum: Rudimentary Gardening for Novice
Topic: Soil testing
Replies: 2
Views: 2204

Soil testing

Thought I would share this easy and inexpensive method to test your soil.
by Johara
March 29th, 2013, 11:07 am
Forum: Trees & Shrubs
Topic: Mango tree
Replies: 6
Views: 2157

Re: Mango tree

Thank you Umar Khan, will not spray anything and will wait with anticipation for the first ripe mago. The tree was planted from a seed of a mango I ate five years ago. Can't even remember what kind it was. :(
by Johara
March 28th, 2013, 5:06 pm
Forum: Trees & Shrubs
Topic: Mango tree
Replies: 6
Views: 2157

Re: Mango tree

Thank you Umar khan. Attached is a photo.
by Johara
March 28th, 2013, 7:05 am
Forum: Trees & Shrubs
Topic: Mango tree
Replies: 6
Views: 2157

Re: Mango tree

Thanks Farhan. Yes, the tree was full of fruit and now I am hoping, as you said, that 20% of them will reach maturity. I did fertilize the try but I think I did it a little too late. The tree may have some disease as the tip of the leaves are brown. Would you happen to know why and how to remedy tha...
by Johara
March 27th, 2013, 5:18 pm
Forum: Trees & Shrubs
Topic: Mango tree
Replies: 6
Views: 2157

Mango tree

Hello everyone, it's been a while. Hope you are all keeping well?
My mango tree flowered beautifully and now I have small mango fruits but they are all dropping. What can I do? What causes it? Thanks
by Johara
December 3rd, 2012, 10:26 am
Forum: Gardening Resources
Topic: Different garden hoses available in Karachi
Replies: 18
Views: 7636

Re: Different garden hoses available in Karachi

I have seen hose pipes with metallic mesh between the two layers of rubber at waterpump.. i currently use similar hose with plastic mesh between two layers of rubber, bought it in 2010.. no leakage so far despite always outdoors in sun.. Izhar, where did you buy you r hose? I am getting tired of al...
by Johara
December 3rd, 2012, 10:19 am
Forum: Plant Identification
Topic: Please identify(Solved)
Replies: 1
Views: 398

Re: Please identify

I think it's a Kalanchoe blossfeldiana.
by Johara
July 18th, 2012, 5:24 pm
Forum: Plant Identification
Topic: Adeniums
Replies: 5
Views: 1174

Re: Adeniums

Thanks Azhar. Maybe Adnan did not mean to give one that has been grafted but I am happy he did :) . Still meaning to come visit your garden. Maybe aft the monsoons (if we get any) and Ramzan.
by Johara
July 18th, 2012, 5:11 pm
Forum: Plant Identification
Topic: Adeniums
Replies: 5
Views: 1174

Adeniums

Hello all, it been a while. I received this lovely plant from Adnan and its flowring beautifully. My question is: Is it normal to have two types of flowers from the same plant?
by Johara
June 26th, 2012, 9:55 pm
Forum: Questions and Problems
Topic: Peonies
Replies: 11
Views: 3604

Re: Peonies

Peonies are faithful plants, every spring in my garden in Washington DC hardiness zone 7a they would bloom without fail. I just let theem do there own thing and for over 12 years I enjoyed th flowers and their fragerance. I am not sure what the hardiness zone is for Peshawar but in DC it would get t...

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