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in The potting shed
My early sowings seemed on the whole to have pulled though and some annuals sown outside in the frames have germinated.
Corn cockle seeds off the swop, have germinated and looking very strong
I used my electric propagator, Salvia turkestanica, some mixed agastaches and tomates arrived in 3 days.
Lots of stuff sown in the cold greenhouse popping up now. Cosmos the fastest of those - 4 days. It's a good job as I have absolutely no space left at all now on windowsills or in the conservatory. The only no-shows so far are celeriac and nicotiana suaveolens, but the latter came with double the number of seeds as the supplier had noticed low germination rates in testing. Can't say either will be missed if they don't germinate.
The verbena seeds that I sowed mid January, are at last growing I had almost given up hope but thought I'd leave them be, just in case
The white Cyclamen coum that I sowed in January have germinated.
It's very exciting. I've only had the pink ones til now. I just hope they are what it said on the packet. They were from a plant society seed list, not a seed company nor our forum seed swap.
I had one germinate in about 12 weeks from RHS seed. I left it in the tray, I'm hoping a few more will join it in the Spring. The seedlings from you are doing well, in their own pot. I keep perennial seeds that don't germinate for two years before I chuck them. I tip them in a specific corner, Odd things come up there all the time.
I think 2 years is enough to wait. Some may wait longer I've never had germination after that.
Good to hear my cyclamen are doing OK.
Congratulations on the new arrival