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* Red Dahlia *


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When and how to feed

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 09:33

I would like to know when and how to feed the below. I have chicken pellets, slow release fert granules, tomato food.

late winter perennial cuttings that are growing now and would like to kick them on

 

marigold seedlings showintowel formed true lleaves gazania showing long true leaves

 

 

i have spread chicken pellets on my ground when I have improved my clay but it will be a while before my seedlings and cuttings will be planted out. 

Stinking hellebore -advice

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 09:08

If I cut the flower stem will this keep it smaller for longer?? 

Stinking hellebore -advice

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 21:05

Hi. I have just found out that my mystery spike leaf plant is infact a stinking hellebore. Advice and hints please. How do I keep it tight, neat and tidy. the lady who gave it to me had many but they were leggy and in attractive with dead bits!! 

Late winter cuttings - what next

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 18:51
Gutted now as I haven't taken any as yet. Ran out of pots after taking some dahlia cuttings!!

Cyclamen

Posted: 17/04/2013 at 20:54
Oh think I made a boob then!!! I was given 4 mini cyclamen from a farm shop and the started to fade after trying v hard over winter. Tonight I noticed I could only see a few leaves left and some activity at one heart. So I dug them out of my clay bed and potted up in compost and pots and watered??

What shall I do?? When do they need what doing??

Sweat pea -disaster

Posted: 16/04/2013 at 21:32
I'm running out of space. I will soon have seedlings to pot up. My marigolds are getting their first set if true leaves. Now do I buy more pots or make paper ones?

Sweat pea -disaster

Posted: 16/04/2013 at 21:15
I only want about 12 so think I will have to opt to buy. Was hoping to not have to buy any bedding or annuals but looks like I will have to make a trip.

I must not must not must not must not must not buy anything else!!!

Sweat pea -disaster

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 22:56
Thanks all. Anyone know how to germinate sweetpeas so you can see the seed to see what's going on?? Wondering if my mums seed is all duff or if I did it wrong!!

Sweat pea -disaster

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 22:11
Have seen the gardeners works offer for free sweetpeas just pay postage! But think I only need a few for one of my arches!

Sweat pea -disaster

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 20:24
After 17 days of germinated no sweet peas were showing. So I decided to have a furtle and see what was to be had. Nothing is the answer!!! I went through the compost with a fine tooth comb (not literally!) and couldn't even find the seed. It was seed my mum had lurking in her seed box so no idea how old it was. Question for me now is do I buy more sweet peas or does anyone know of a sturdy climber that won't take up much root space and is an annual!

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