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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

Removing Horsetail

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 23:37

Think your meant to bruise the foliage and apply glyphosate to it I think but I believe it is difficult to eradicate and deep rooted. Saying that being covered by the weed sheet may have weakened it.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 22:15

Just wanting to ask will I be alright planting out my sweet peas I sowed in mid February they have 3 pairs of leaves now. I am growing spencer special, knee high and cupid. They have been in a cold frame since germination.

Thanks for any help

What's eating my clematis?

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 21:52

I had same damage last year and it was caterpillars check under leaves and around the trellis 

Anyone side planted pansies in baskets

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 21:33

I may have a go and see how it turns out. I'm having trouble getting pansies to survive in my soil. possibly pansy sickness or something so thought I would try in a basket.

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