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Latest posts by cairnsie

nicotiana sowing

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 17:24

Just curious about possible trying to grow this plant. Does it self sow and can I direct sow into the garden, Also if I start them indoors when is the best time. Thanks

Phlox paniculata bare rooted

Posted: 08/03/2014 at 20:22

Thanks for the help will do.

Phlox paniculata bare rooted

Posted: 08/03/2014 at 20:18

about a couple of inches square not very

Phlox paniculata bare rooted

Posted: 08/03/2014 at 20:12

I bought some bare rooted phlox paniculata for 1 pound at lidl. Do I plants them now straight into the soil pot them up in the house or mini greenhouse? Thanks for any help.

seedlings

Posted: 06/03/2014 at 22:11

Make sure you soak old pots and propagators for a while in water and bleach.

Have you sown any seeds yet this year?

Posted: 04/03/2014 at 20:56

Thanks holly hock I thought they were I live less than 3 mile from the coast so its keeps us slightly warmer in the winter and we don't get as severe frosts so hopefully ok

Clematis plants in containers

Posted: 03/03/2014 at 22:12

Tomato feed is what I generally use but stop when the buds of the flowers form as it can shorten the flowering period. Then start again after the flowers have finished

Clematis plants in containers

Posted: 03/03/2014 at 21:47

The boulevard collection is what I would recommend in pots most only grow a meter high. Just make sure you are feeding it regularly.

Have you sown any seeds yet this year?

Posted: 03/03/2014 at 21:39

Now sown sweet peas, begonia, marigold, lobelia, petunia, pansy, snap dragon, everlasting pea, black eyed susan, dahlia tubers. How hardy are snap dragon will they survive in a mini greenhouse in april?

Clematis plants in containers

Posted: 03/03/2014 at 20:27

I did have a Raymond evison boulevard clematis in a pot as they are meant to be and it did ok. They only get a meter tall. I have took it out of the pot at the end of the season now and have it climbing around a standard rose I have put pea netting around. it did ok but had to watered a lot.

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when and how to plant 
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