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Last Years Seeds

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 17:25

does nasturtium keep ive got some off last year?

Climbers for my shed

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 21:37

Trouble with ivy also is it tends to trap moisture and rot your shed faster.

Have you sown any seeds yet this year?

Posted: 06/02/2014 at 21:32

Sweet peas, Begonia so far. Will be sowing lobelia the end of this month. Mainly sow in march however. I'm not sure if its too early I often find things this time of year struggle with lack of light and become leggy. I'm growing the begonia seeds under lights at the minute.

Rose questions now I've sorted the begonias :)

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 22:45

The heat in the shops of the ones in aldi wilkinsons tend to force them into growth a bit so have a good look at which ones you choose.

Dwarf sweet peas - best type

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 16:54

I am looking to try dwarf sweet peas this year as bedding. There are a few different variety's Bijou, cupid, little sweetheart and fantasia. Anyone got any opinions on which is best.

Thanks

Cheap dahlia tubers

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 12:11

Don't worry had a good rummage to pick the best tubers. They had just been put out so I had a good choice

Cheap dahlia tubers

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 21:09

Well I got exactly what I wanted from B&M's only 2 pound a tuber and also got a couple from Homebase. Has buy 2 get 1 free offer so worked out just over 2 pound a tuber in there too.

No compost reviews at B&Q

Posted: 18/01/2014 at 21:00

I bought J Arthur bowers at Morrisons last year and although was a little more was pretty good.

Sowing flowers from seed

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 22:23

No the sweet peas will be hardy enough to go outside now mine are in a unheated mini greenhouse its just they wont germinate without a little heat if they put straight outside this time of year. As soon as they germinate I put them outside as they get leggy otherwise indoors.

Sowing flowers from seed

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 20:44

Sweet pea is another if you use a bit of heat indoors them put them in your grow house.

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