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in The potting shed
Too right. I still have water half way up my wellies in places. It will be interesting to see what survives all this wet in a usually dry area
Well done. My could do with a good clear out but it won't be yet.
Hi all, I do find the larkspurs and delphs a bit tricky to grow from seed, not sure why but they seem to have their own clock and no matter what coaxing you do they seem to be on their own time scale. I've got some plants that I've overwintered ( a first for me) think I sowed them straight off the plant last summer. Last year I abandoned some larkspur seeds,used the soil for something else and to my surprise, up popped 2 larkspurs.
I chilled my verbena seeds in the fridge for a couple of weeks and have sown them,but so far nothing, will leave them be and see what happens. Not grown them before and I have been put off previously about the whole chilling thing.
Good news Sam about the second greenhouse
Hiya Sam, I've done something similar with the verbena seeds but in a different way if that makes sense. I chilled the seeds in the fridge for 2 weeks, sowed the seeds, lightly covered them in compost so they are in the dark and they are now on the window sill indoors. Not grown them before so it's very much a case of wait and see, I think they may take a long time to geminate so will keep them for a while.
I planted several pots of seeds the other day, Dahlias being my most impressive, I havent grown these since I was 6 and have recently fell back in love with them. I planted up 3 pots of them, 2 on the kitchen windowsill and one in the coldframe (test). The packet says they take 1-3 weeks to germinate but one of the pots on the windowsill has already sprouted a first set of leaves in 3 days, the other right next to it and the cold frame are showing no signs of life 1 week on. Intruiged to see what will happen..
Plenty soon enough for most things bunny. I've got some codonopsis germinated.
Yes. NOW, I look out of my window and see the soggy remains of last year. I want spring NOW
Only rain here but pretty cold and dark. I want sun, at least 10-12C, no wind. That's not tooo much to ask is it
I'll accept 18C or
Different world down there Verdun.