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How to sow bluebell seeds


Chris Beardshaw sows bluebells under the shade of the deciduous trees at Berryfields, and discusses the benefits of growing bluebells from seed over planting bulbs.

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crystal2010 24/11/2011 at 15:27

wouuld like to ask about olive tree do they need pruning as mine seems to have all the leaves at the end of the branches When It had lots of olives on and the birds ate them all but didnt seem to have any on last year? Also where is the best place to plant a fig tree I understand you have to have two which I have and that they should be planted together?

thank you crystal2010

Maunderbeak 24/11/2011 at 15:27

Dear Chris

Thank you for this. Very helpful.

I am about to move from this house, where we have lots of bluebells, to one where there are none. I intend to collect the seeds from the plants here, when they are ripe, to sow at the new house. How should I store them, particularly over winter? Do they need to be put in the fridge?


kaycurtis 24/11/2011 at 15:27

I have bluebells all over the place in my little garden ,but I suspect they are spanish and until I have managed to rid the garden of them wouldn't like to risk them being cross bred, with these ungainly monsters.

forthedeaf 24/11/2011 at 15:27

Would have had 5 stars if you had included Subtitles for your Deaf and hard of hearing Viewers
One of the Best Magazines available to day so how about setting an example to others
many thanks

joy_stafford 24/11/2011 at 15:28

hi Chris i am gutted because i have tried so many times to watch your video on planting bluebell seeds at berryfields...i have dozens of plants in my garden that are all bulging with seeds lol...i have trawled the net trying to find out when to collect and how to store then sow them...
please please can you help me ??
kind regards

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