Q I have a couple of lovely fuchsia plants that have always had lots of flowers on them. Now it’s June already and there is barely a bud and no blooms yet. I moved them around a couple of times the year before last when we were getting an extension built. Does this have anything to do with it? Will they come back or have I killed them?
JG, Co Kerry
A Don’t worry. I do not think that you have any need to feel guilty and are entirely innocent of any imagined plant murder. Many people are having a similar experience with fuchsias this year. The weather is to blame; although the winter was relatively mild, May was very cold with repeated nights of