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25/04/2013 at 09:05

Hi, I have recently sown some seed direct into the gound and now have lots of seedlings dotted around the garden. I think we might get some frost at the weekend - will they be ok? Is there anything in particualr I should do?

I have sown a wildflower mix, cosmos, poppy, parsley, rocket, spinach, chives, coriander, spring onion.

All are tiny, just starting to sprout true leaves.

25/04/2013 at 09:30

Cosmos and possibly rocket might appreciate some fleece or a sheet of newspaper. The restshould be OK. Seeds that have germinated outside aren't as fragile as seedlings taken out of a greenhouse.

25/04/2013 at 09:34

Thanks nutcutlet. Fleece I can do - I've got a huge role of it

I went for sowing now because mid-May seemed awfully late to be sowing seed, but the seedlings are just so tiny!


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