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Look at this link Lynda
And whatever the question was, please have another go. I have morning glory seedlings which are threatening to take over my house, and am not sure what to do with them next !
Try pinching out the tops so they get a bit bushy? Works for sweet peas. Whatever you do, don't put them out until the last frosts in May. You could start hardening them off by moving them outside by day but always bring them in at night. They really don't like to get cold.
I think we're all having a similar problem-seeds and young plants taking over the house but if there's no greenhouse or something to put them in the temptation is to stick them out and it's really too soon for most of the country. It's worth persevering as it would be a shame for everyone's hard work to go to waste if plants are stuck outside and then die.
Not sure as only growing these for the first time this year, I would pinch out a couple and see how they do, if all good then I would do the rest. They remind me of nasturtians
I'm growing them and chopped the tops off, partly because they were getting uncontrollable. I'll report on the results.
mine are going a bit yellow on thr leaf am tempted to move them on to taller pots they are in root trainers and showing no signs of needing repotting but feel they need more feed
I've grown Morning Glory for years - I've never pinched the tips out - I grow them as I do my runner beans, up a wigwam, and treat them very similarly - except Don't eat the Morning Glory!
Mine, in a warm place, took 4 days.
I have always found that if I sow my morning glories too early they have become out of control monsters before it is safe to plant them out. Therefore tend to sow around the start of May so they can be planted out early June.
That's helpful, Cuf and PD. Carlisle is probably colder than here, though maybe not as wet. Dry cold is not as damaging as wet cold, maybe? I haven't grown them before, usually preferring to stick to perennials. I'm experimenting with annuals this year, just to bump up the amount of colour in the garden. I'm hoping to get a longer flowering season from annuals that I would from most of the perennials (with the exception of hardy fuchsias, osteospermums and some cranesbills).
Thank you for all your advice.