SoundEagle says: Thank you, Janit. I can’t agree with you more on those issues. Sometimes we just have to admit defeat as there can be circumstances and factors beyond our control or expectation. For example, I have had to give up trying to grow cyclamen, heuchera, certain succulents, Thuja Reingold and some miniature ornamental conifers as they invariably suffer from irreversible decline during and after the humidity and heat of subtropical summer. 😦
Trying Something New in the Miniature Garden
“My plant is turning brown and getting leggy, it was fine before
I got hold of it, what am I doing wrong?”
It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out learning to garden, or if you’ve been gardening for twenty years, some plants can be tricky to learn how to grow. In our Miniature Garden Center, we normally test each plant for resilience, which is why you won’t see much changes in our core inventory of true miniature trees, shrubs and bedding plants.
We have a customer that buys 5 or 6 of each plant, knowing that she will lose a couple of them while learning what the plant needs. “One will die right away because I’ll try to grow it in the wrong place… “ She was quite funny and surprisingly quite serious. This is indeed extreme. The garden maxim…
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