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by forcetrip
February 2nd, 2015, 8:21 pm
Forum: Roses
Topic: ANOTHER ROSE EXPERIMENT
Replies: 19
Views: 5541

Re: ANOTHER ROSE EXPERIMENT

The suckerl stems are usually thorny. Or so I have noticed.
by forcetrip
September 17th, 2012, 1:05 pm
Forum: Roses
Topic: fertilisers for roses
Replies: 131
Views: 21680

Re: fertilisers for roses

All the available rose varieties suffer from same problem in Karachi starting from May and ending in September... firstly the month (July) you picked for planting them was not correct... it is recommended that the new rose plants are planted in the month of November (in Karachi).. now as you can se...
by forcetrip
September 16th, 2012, 11:14 pm
Forum: Roses
Topic: fertilisers for roses
Replies: 131
Views: 21680

Re: fertilisers for roses

Any particular names for roses which are better suited to Karachi? Also need any names for plant food known to power up the rose plants. Thanks again.
by forcetrip
September 16th, 2012, 11:42 am
Forum: Roses
Topic: fertilisers for roses
Replies: 131
Views: 21680

Re: fertilisers for roses

I got 7 rose plants in july, and have 3 left come september. They were in small pots and were transfered to the ground. They were doing well till the "Goodi" started every 2 weeks. I had a sneaking suspicion that the plants were not put dug in at the required depth. Its not the first time this has h...
by forcetrip
September 12th, 2012, 6:01 pm
Forum: Gardening Resources
Topic: Different garden hoses available in Karachi
Replies: 18
Views: 7554

Re: Different garden hoses available in Karachi

Metal mesh would definately be something to look towards. Is there anyway you could Google map the location? And thanks for the help everyone.
by forcetrip
September 11th, 2012, 3:44 pm
Forum: Gardening Resources
Topic: Different garden hoses available in Karachi
Replies: 18
Views: 7554

Re: Different garden hoses available in Karachi

There is a valve, which has to be opened so that the water can get to the hose. The hose expands as the pressure pump activates when it loses pressure in the pipes. I am in Karachi so will have to see where I can find the fiber mesh pipes. I have seen them in the US. I got ripped off once at lightho...
by forcetrip
September 11th, 2012, 12:37 am
Forum: Gardening Resources
Topic: Different garden hoses available in Karachi
Replies: 18
Views: 7554

Re: Different garden hoses available in Karachi

Auto pressure means that there is constant pressure in the pipes through a motor. Which turns on when pressure drops during use to get the pressure back. This dosnt work too well with the garden hose as it expands the hose to extreme amounts due to it being soft. I have a bigger gauge pipe in use no...
by forcetrip
September 9th, 2012, 11:00 pm
Forum: Gardening Resources
Topic: Different garden hoses available in Karachi
Replies: 18
Views: 7554

Different garden hoses available in Karachi

I have been having this recurring problem with garden hoses bursting due to the auto water pressure system used in the house. If anyone has any suggestions or tips instead of asking me to turn off the motor would be highly appreciated.
by forcetrip
October 17th, 2011, 8:59 pm
Forum: Lawn/Grass
Topic: Grass Cutter
Replies: 4
Views: 1140

Re: Grass Cutter

Good God .. Thanks for your info.. It helped me make my decision against it.
by forcetrip
October 16th, 2011, 6:57 pm
Forum: Lawn/Grass
Topic: Grass Cutter
Replies: 4
Views: 1140

Re: Grass Cutter

The grass cutter I am talking about is at least 25 years old with very simple mechanics. I am sure a lot of gardening enthusiasts know which one I am talking about. Its an all metal construction. It is impossible to break or damage it. Other than the regular oiling the construction is unavailable in...

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