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05/09/2013 at 14:46

guttering is a great idea for peas. You can hang it up in the greenhouse and the mice cant get at them.

However for sweet peas I always use the deep roottrainers that you can get at the garden centre, They are reusable. I have had mine for several years now, and they work great.

05/09/2013 at 16:03

I bet it would be great to grow corriander in it ,suspended in the greenhouse,I love corriander it is so versatile in many dishes also i go through loads of mexican salsa which contains corriander.   

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                                                  Yummy!!!!!!!

05/09/2013 at 16:42
Diddydoit4u wrote (see)

Well that's great advice for the likes of me as every year i try to grow sweet pes for her in door's but fail misserably they end up like a great tangled mess.I then have to tell that it's an airbourn infection that has spread throughout the country,and i will try again next year.

                                 

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Dr Diddy.

 

http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/the-potting-shed/growing-sweet-peas/6143.html

 

05/09/2013 at 16:46

What are your views on greenhouses and how to get the best use from them,there is something growing or taking shelter in mine all year round.Whats in your's

05/09/2013 at 18:23

David thanks for the good advice,however what happens when you come to planting the sweat peas out?.Do you use loads of well rot muck or anything else before planting only i had been plant in a deep trough just using multi purpose compost.

05/09/2013 at 18:25

Diddy, there is a complete sweet pea thread by David. It details everything.

05/09/2013 at 18:28

growing sweet peas.

http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/the-potting-shed/growing-sweet-peas/6143.html

05/09/2013 at 18:38

tThanks fb i have just looked at the site,and it will certainly help,it's just the soil prep he does not list.

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05/09/2013 at 19:06
05/09/2013 at 21:58
Diddydoit4u wrote (see)

tThanks fb i have just looked at the site,and it will certainly help,it's just the soil prep he does not list.

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I think the general idea is to visit the thread and ask your question......I'll be happy to help in any way I can.

05/09/2013 at 22:58

Oh slap my head and hit me with a spade!!! I never thought of that.THank's David k

                                           

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05/09/2013 at 23:32

I am sorry david after just reading my last comment,please forgive me i did not mean it to sound that way,i read all of your post but could not see any mention on what to do prior to planting out,as i am a novice and trying to learn more about sweet peas.Maybe i should of listened to me poor old dad who was sweet pea mad.My mother never went short of fresh flower in the house unlike my missus.

Dave.

06/09/2013 at 09:04
Diddydoit4u wrote (see)

I am sorry david after just reading my last comment,please forgive me i did not mean it to sound that way,i read all of your post but could not see any mention on what to do prior to planting out,as i am a novice and trying to learn more about sweet peas.Maybe i should of listened to me poor old dad who was sweet pea mad.My mother never went short of fresh flower in the house unlike my missus.

Dave.

 

Relax, .nothing to apologise for……on the contrary, you deserve a medal if you have read every post.

06/09/2013 at 18:36

Of ten i go to my local B&Q so see what rescue plants there are.And guess what? there are plenty,as staff have no idea whith what to do with them untill sold.

I have bought many over the years some which should of been over £7 and paid just a £1 for it,half of the time it is just because it has finish flowering and space is required for new stock.So keep your eye's peeled as there are some good bargain's out there.

06/09/2013 at 20:17

B&Q and Homebase are brilliant for reducing plants.  I got 2 Christmas Box last year for £1 each, real healthy looking plants as well.  Also got some rudbeckia reduced from £7.99 to 50p in Homebase as it was end of season and they looked a bit sad but perfectly healthy plants and they've flowered well this year.

As for your greenhouse question Dave, I grow tomatoes, cucumbers and chillis in summer and usually have a couple of geraniums baking in there as well. I store my fuchsias over the winter and start of seeds and plug plants in spring.

06/09/2013 at 20:26

My father-in-law grow tomatoe's and nothing else,the greenhouse just stand's there sad and empty until the start of the tom season.What a shear waste of a greenhouse.

He's a real life Victor Mildrew.

06/09/2013 at 20:39

Does any one know how to make mud/clay to make a pizza oven?

06/09/2013 at 21:50

Onefoot in the Grave was one of my favourite's, do you remember the episode when their car was stolen after they'd bought some ivy...LOL. and the one when a potted plant was delivered and Victor said, 'leave in it the pot downstairs' there it was when he opened the downstairs toilet door, buried up to the seat...he!he!he!

06/09/2013 at 23:17

I used to pmsl every time it was as though they had based the series on my father in law.What a misserable olg git he is.

06/09/2013 at 23:20

and the strange thing is that the mother in-lawis just like victors own wife,she has the life of hell with him.

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