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my hanging baskets


By Lyndsey

United States Us

might be obvious but i'm a novice!! why are two of my surfinia/petunia hanging baskets going withered and sticky??? three others are fine and doing great!! all treated the same, watered daily and seem moist.. help can i save them!!??



Hi, are you dead-heading them? I have always found that the dead flowers go mushy after a while so its best to take them off, also it helps them flower for longer.

20 Jul, 2008


"Sticky" usually means greenfly Lyndsey, have a closer look at them...

20 Jul, 2008


Hi Lyndsey personally think that petunias/surfinas like to be baked they certainly dont appear to appreciate water on their petals this year not great for any hanging baskets .We had snow at easter a dry spring and wet summer - not all what these annuals like! Or us.Dead head and only water when compost v.dry and then from base only.

20 Jul, 2008

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