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by shahwon
August 24th, 2012, 2:23 pm
Forum: Questions and Problems
Topic: Protecting plants in summer heat
Replies: 10
Views: 1929

Re: Protecting plants in summer heat

The best way is to keep the soil moist evaporation will carry the Heat , this lowers soil temperature,Like the water radiator in Car.

I have grown Roses at temp 120F as a practical demonstration for gardeners in Karachi

I hope other gardeners will also take this tip
by shahwon
July 22nd, 2011, 6:46 pm
Forum: Roses
Topic: Soil mix for roses
Replies: 8
Views: 908

Re: Soil mix for roses

I pulled most of my roses out of the ground in the heat of May-June. I now want to put them back in again since the weather is somewhat better in the 30s. I want to do it right this time. There are various recommendations for soil mixes for roses and I would like to get the opinion of this forum al...
by shahwon
July 3rd, 2011, 10:20 am
Forum: Gardening Discussions
Topic: ROSE TREE
Replies: 0
Views: 683

ROSE TREE

Instead of planting Rose Plants individually, why not a Rose Tree. How to make a tree of your plants. Photo and illustration
available, as I do not know how to post photos on this site
Request administration to put an icon to the site to load photos
by shahwon
June 21st, 2011, 8:13 am
Forum: Gardening Discussions
Topic: Solar Globes to heat up in Winter
Replies: 0
Views: 700

Solar Globes to heat up in Winter

Gardeners are using solar globes to heat up in Winter
saves electric city and give an efficient service

NOTE... could not load photo, I do not know how to do it
by shahwon
June 7th, 2011, 12:19 pm
Forum: Questions and Problems
Topic: How to make a pond in your Garden
Replies: 0
Views: 825

How to make a pond in your Garden

Here are some tips to keep in mind when digging that new Pond: * The first consideration is the location of the water feature. It will become a focal point of the garden and should be easily viewed from as many angles as possible and be visible from inside the house (especially during the winter mon...
by shahwon
June 7th, 2011, 12:17 pm
Forum: Questions and Problems
Topic: Ant and Deemak pesticide for plant beds?
Replies: 15
Views: 3843

Re: Ant and Deemak pesticide for plant beds?

I'm having a lot of problems with ants and termites which is really setting my plants back. Can someone advice which pesticide to use for these two problems and where I can get it in Lahore. I heard the pesticide for termites is different for wood and different for plants. I just dont want to kill ...
by shahwon
June 6th, 2011, 9:09 am
Forum: Gardening Discussions
Topic: Organic verses Pesticide
Replies: 0
Views: 630

Organic verses Pesticide

Organic verses Pesticide Here what the Pesticide Organisation have blamed that 'Coli' diease presence in Organic Methods. I in response I append a reply from Umar Faroq for your perusal. I strongly feel that as Organic gardener,farmer we all should join in the protest Quote Group: Organic Network Di...
by shahwon
May 30th, 2011, 7:40 am
Forum: Gardening Discussions
Topic: Flower " Bibi Maryam ka Panjah"
Replies: 7
Views: 3732

Re: Flower " Bibi Maryam ka Panjah"

tweedle2009 wrote:in pix it looks like a weird weird plant.Not beautiful though.
Yes, however it is beneficial for the family and it is demand abroad for this reason $ 25.00 for a flower
by shahwon
May 29th, 2011, 9:20 am
Forum: Gardening Discussions
Topic: Flower " Bibi Maryam ka Panjah"
Replies: 7
Views: 3732

Flower " Bibi Maryam ka Panjah"

I hope the elders know the Flower "Rose of Jericho" commonly known as "Bibi Maryam ka Panjah" It is an old Abrab Tradtion, to place this flower in a bowl of water,on the bed side, at the time of Child birth, it eases labor pains and a healty baby is born Details of the plant. Rose of Jericho, common...
by shahwon
May 27th, 2011, 11:10 am
Forum: Advance Gardening
Topic: SOIL PH
Replies: 54
Views: 12711

Re: SOIL PH

To soil pH mix a little sand the pH will change

B Shah

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