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Latest posts by cairnsie

Wind damage, greenhouse

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 18:42

My B&q plastic one lasted all of last year with no damage but this year it broke at the base and blew away. I have repaired it but given the wind speed and the fact one of my hanging baskets pulled the bracket out of the wall the wind was that strong I don't think its too bad. I did however loose all of my sweetpeas.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 16/02/2014 at 22:24

thanks definitely role on spring

 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 16/02/2014 at 22:10

Thanks well i'm from the northeast too and yes I realise they die down. I wanted something that would grow over the shed in summer but not seal the moisture in over winter and rot it or stop me painting it. That's brilliant ill order the seeds today. I was going to go for purple/ pink one or would you say whites definitely what to go for thanks for the reply

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 16/02/2014 at 21:22

I had a great display last year thanks to the advice from this forum and this year am growing even more for a bigger display. One thing I was going to ask is does anyone have any advice for growing perennial sweet pea I am wanting to create a hedge to screen off my shed. The questions were is it invasive, when do I sow and will it flower this year?

Have you sown any seeds yet this year?

Posted: 13/02/2014 at 21:22

Well i'm back to square one my mini greenhouse was blown in half and I lost 24 sweetpea plants. never mind ill sow some more.

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

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Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

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Dwarf sweet peas - best type

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Begonia seeds

How difficult to grow 
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Hybrid Tea rose Cuttings and Rose seeds

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clematis-starting-to-go-brown-top-down

Is this normal for this time of year 
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ceanothus removal

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Aquilegia seeds

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