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Dahlia and last frost dates

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 18:11

I have a lot of dahlia tubers in my house at the minute the last frost date is the 2nd week of may for my area. Will they be protected enough in a cold frame, mini greenhouse if I put them in the start of may. I grew a lot last year but had room to keep them all indoors but at the moment it is getting like a bit of jungle in here.

My transplanted Rose is wilting - Help

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 22:23

I would give it a really long watering to thoroughly water it in. Sometimes roses sulk when they are transplanted as they are growing. It hasn't rained for a while where I am so maybe its compounded they the fact the soil is dry.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 21:50

Thanks for the reply david I will leave them as they are.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 21:18

thanks for the reply they are about 4 inches apart should I thin them out a little.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 19:09

I have planted my sweet peas out but had a few more than I thought as spares I have 15 round the base of an obelisk is this too many? I made the obelisk out of bamboo and the base is probably 2 foot wide. Last year I think I at most had 10 round the base,

Morning Glory

Posted: 18/04/2014 at 20:32

Just out of curiosity where about in the country are you as mine did very poorly but I live in the northeast

help needed

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 12:49

I am growing my own petunia, lobelia started from seed and geranium from plug and I am growing all of them on windowsills. These plants are still young and not frost hardy anyway.

Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 21:12

The main thing I have to criticise about the show is that it didn't really show you how to grow the plants yourself. It dusted over that but and spent along time on the judging bit. 

Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 20:40

Particularly wondering what David thought of the Sweetpeas. Thought most were disappointing.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 19:58

Thanks david I will get them planted this week then

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