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26/03/2014 at 16:25

Is it too early to plant plugs now or is it best to wait?

26/03/2014 at 16:29

As long as you keep them frost free and watered wendy they should be ok.

26/03/2014 at 16:29

Depends what you are intending to plant and where you are going to keep it. But if you are thinking of things like petunias and are going to put it outside, then it is far too early. A heated greenhouse would be ok though

26/03/2014 at 16:30

I think its still a little early (depending on the type of plant)  for hanging baskets, we are still getting frosts so could kill some tender plants.

26/03/2014 at 17:02

I planted 8 baskets two weeks ago in my greenhouse and got flowers on some already greenhouse heated still got 10 to do for the bowling club. Going to get plug plants this weekend for the 10 and plant up start of next week.

26/03/2014 at 17:17

ive already got bedding plants in my kitchen,not potted up into anything yet,just saw some bargains in a terrific garden centre nearby.they will be potted on next month,then out  into a cold frame/mini greenhouse for another couple of weeks until putting outside in their final place.end of may probably,depending on the weather.

altho my dad would never put anything out until the 1st or 2nd week of june,ever.and his display carries on well until October!

but ive had enough of summer bedding by then.

26/03/2014 at 19:34

Although it can be warm during the day there is still the chance of frost at night. I would still wait until May at least before making up the hanging baskets and putting them out.

26/03/2014 at 21:23

Any summer bedding plants will require frost protection until the end of May to be sure. If you have not got a greenhouse then a constant heated room in your house will do eg:  kitchen, conservatory 

28/03/2014 at 08:46

oh dear May no green house

Very sheltered area had other plugs out since Feb  still doing great,, Just thought i may chance,, but maybe best wait at least until April.

Thanks all

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