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10/02/2014 at 09:21

Thanks Clueless

10/02/2014 at 10:09

I've sown some salad bowl lettuce , spring onion, broad beans, mange tout, beetroot and leeks in a cold polytunnel.My brain tells me I was a bit early, but it was more of an experiment . Salad bowl are up and beans, mange tout are coming up too.

10/02/2014 at 14:25

Ok, so I am going to try and wait until March. (But am going to sow peppers on Wednesday as I have lot them and just can't wait . I brought a pot of daffodils in from the garden last week and they have opened nicely. Hurry up spring )

10/02/2014 at 15:00

I sowed Lobelia, Busy-Lizzies and sweet peas 3 days ago. Sweet Peas are on a windowsill in the study which is quite cool and the others are in heated propagator on the kitchen windowsill. I have a heated by a cable cold frame in the greenhouse and a cold frame just by the kitchen wall for later.

Other seeds I'll sow in March. Have 2 more heated propagators.

10/02/2014 at 16:31

What kind of compose should I get for seeds please?

10/02/2014 at 22:17

Seed compost.

13/02/2014 at 17:04

I have sown 3 types of tomatoes (Gardeners Delight, Gartenperle and Franchi) on the windowsill as well as onion sets in the green house (Sturron and Red Baron) and Early Nantes carrots under a cloche outside.

I'm hoping they will not be too leggy and weak but I just couldn't wait (despite my explicit instruction in my journal last year not to sow too soon)!

13/02/2014 at 18:38

I've sown more since last post, gazanias and 3 sorts of petunias. The Busy-Lizzies and Lobelias have germinated. They are tiny.

13/02/2014 at 18:53

I've sown cucumber,tomato,heliotrope,calary,Mellon,morning glory,scabious,love lies bleeding,echanatcha,rudbeckia,sweet pea,lobelia,amaranths all in 4 heated propagators and a grow light  

the propagators are only £15 each what a bargain  

13/02/2014 at 21:12

I have sown artichokes ,snap dragon, sweet pea,poppies , they are all doing good so far.I will put them under cover in march and then move on to the toms and warmercrops

13/02/2014 at 21:22

Well i'm back to square one my mini greenhouse was blown in half and I lost 24 sweetpea plants. never mind ill sow some more.

13/02/2014 at 21:35

Cody was that an Aldi purchase propagator?  I came home with one earlier for my chilli seeds!

14/02/2014 at 08:18

Yes it was from Aldi what a bargain 

14/02/2014 at 08:40

My chillies are in and in their freezer bags ( always put the trays in freezer bags and seal for 2 weeks) also got a lot of flower seeds in but am not home so can't remember which ones!!!! Toms will be going in when I get home busy busy need more window ledges as well....

14/02/2014 at 08:42
Wilko are selling heated propogators for 14.00 each
14/02/2014 at 09:34

I bought a Wilko heated propogator for £14 and put some chilli seeds in, they have all germinated and are now in my spare bedroom doing well. I dont have a greenhouse at the moment but my daughter has one which we have prepared at the weekend ready to transfer the seedlings when they are a bit bigger (will be heated).

15/02/2014 at 22:01

Its so tempting to sow seeds but in reality this year everything will be quite late I think as its going to take a long while for the soil to dry out on our allotment.

Have sown chillis and celeriac as they take a long time to develop but as I dont have a heated greenhouse will wait till March to sow my Toms.

15/02/2014 at 22:04

Last year I bought a couple of trays that fit on the window sill and they worked brilliantly 

I will be planting broad beans and a few other items next month in an unheated greenhouse

17/02/2014 at 18:35

I have started sowing, baby tomatoes, Thyme, Basil, Alicante tomatoes, cucumber and strawberry's and carrots. I am thinking of planting onions and courgette soon.

17/02/2014 at 18:40

Planted cabbage and chilli at the weekend.

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