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Post by maree on 24th November 2013, 12:45

Just to clear up in my mind the decision over mauve roses , i emailed Finbaar and asked him about Neptune , he said high petal count HT's , take until their second spring to be their best and from then on all is good .  What have i learnt after all this , if you  grow hybrid teas they need three years , previously after 1-2 years if they didn't perform i got sick of them and out they came , think for sure now i will invest in Neptune ....      Oh and he said most people don't fertilise enough , which has a bearing on flower production , another thing i don't do ,  good on you Finbaar .....
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Post by neptune on 24th November 2013, 14:37

maree, is their any chance of re-emailing Finbaar and asking him about the fertilizing that he mentioned.....such as, what sort of chemical and organic fertilizer he uses........how often.....does he use spray fertilizer and if so what sort...how often.....

I would start a new thread for Finbaar, but he hasn't been on since the 9th sept....
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Post by maree on 24th November 2013, 15:18

I did email him back again asking him how often and how much , but for sure i'll email him again ....
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Re: Neptune Rose according to Finbarr

Post by betsyw on 24th November 2013, 16:39

Can we fix his name in the topic line?
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 24th November 2013, 16:48

betsyw wrote:Can we fix his name in the topic line?
Please explain Betsy, I am unsure of what you mean.
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Re: Neptune Rose according to Finbarr

Post by betsyw on 24th November 2013, 17:21

Finbarr.
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Re: Neptune Rose according to Finbarr

Post by neptune on 24th November 2013, 17:50

Is this what you wanted , Betsy?....
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Re: Neptune Rose according to Finbarr

Post by betsyw on 24th November 2013, 18:43

Perfecto.
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Re: Neptune Rose according to Finbarr

Post by betsyw on 25th November 2013, 15:22

To clarify: I'm not picking on maree, whom I absolutely adore, about spelling. I have misspelled Finbarr as Finnbar so many times that it's almost beyond appalling and moving toward legally actionable. Just wanted to make things right as a courtesy to this most valued and courteous gentleman.

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Post by maree on 25th November 2013, 21:40

Lol ,no worries Betsy , Finbarr is just one of those names you could spell lots of ways . Are your ears burning Finbarr lol !!!
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Post by maree on 26th November 2013, 19:20

ok Maree, we tend to recommend a dram of fert after each deadheading. that, in addtion to a layer of cow manure and some lucerne topped up as well. minimum would be 4 times epr year. any fert will do, Dave Cooper swears buy Munns Betta Bloom. the cow and lucerne act as mulch and organic conditioning, the fert boosts the new growth that the plant desires as much as water and a sunny day and sets blooms atop the new stems
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Post by maree on 26th November 2013, 19:26

Neptune this is the email Finbarr sent me back again about fertilising ...
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