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23/03/2013 at 22:47
I have friends down there nut , st neots and dogsthorpe
23/03/2013 at 22:49
Lets hope so nut, I'm itching to get outside and gets some jobs done!
23/03/2013 at 22:50

Dogsthorpe just up the road, be there in 10mins. 

23/03/2013 at 22:52

Severe cabin fever here Woo.

All the over-wintered seeds are germinating and it's time to prick them out and set the spring ones. It's a cold greenhouse and right now it's very cold.

23/03/2013 at 22:55
Really ... Il be down ...and round
23/03/2013 at 22:56

23/03/2013 at 22:58
Laughing at "cheery" OH ...

This morning age, heatwave =drought for some, then floods, then expensive foods, then nothing left , then riots , then rain, floods, winter haaaaaaaa JOY
24/03/2013 at 00:47
Sounds interesting Nut,which seeds have you 'over wintered'?
24/03/2013 at 08:15

Hi woo, all those seeds that germinate after a chilling, Angelica gigas, a couple of daphnes, euonymus, rosa rugosa. These are up. About 20 of something or other, still waiting for some.

Ranunculaceae, apiaceae, and primroses etc all do well like that and lots of shrubs.

 And in the middle of winter I sowed all the aquilegias, now germinating, some codonopsis, various strange things I found in the Chiltern and Plant world seeds catalogues.



24/03/2013 at 10:25
Hi nut, I recognise euonymus,primrose and that's about my limit....a relatively novice gardener.what I lack in knowledge I make up for in enthusiasm! Seems you have been quite busy, and now reaping the rewards, well done you.
24/03/2013 at 10:33

Lots of pricking out to do soon Woo.

Knowledge will come with experience, I've still got a long way to go. 

There's a lot of experience on this site. I took lessons in taking cuttings when I first came.  Never had a lot of luck there. I shall soon know if the lessons worked. All the cuttings are lined up out there, in and out of the cold greenhouse according to the weather. 

Enthusiasm will get you a long way

24/03/2013 at 10:43
It's times like this that I wish I could take a very early retirement! I took some cuttings from my robinia last year and it looks as if a couple have taken so I'm well chuffed.
Onwards and upwards!
24/03/2013 at 11:26
nut do you grow primrose from own plants (collect seeds) ?
24/03/2013 at 13:55

Not now Bunny, I let them do it themselves. Once I realised they were so willing I just let them get on with it.

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