Catie


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Onion sets rotting?

Posted: 02/04/2017 at 11:10

Hello :-)


I planted 30 onion sets in little plant pots about 6 weeks ago and kept them inside and then slowly took them outside in the day and brought them back indoors over night. They have really good growth up top and what looks like a really good root system coming out of the bottom of the pots (possibly pot bound?) however when I felt a lot of them they seem to feel really "crispy" for want of a better phrase. Theyre certainly not lovely and round and plump. They almost feel a bit like they have rotted but not quite. Is this normal? Is there anything I can do to salvage them before planting fresh straight into the ground? Like I say, the foliage up top look great, really strong and green?


Thanks in advance :-)

Sowing sweet peas in homemade compost?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 23:36
Thanks, I will have a look at those threads now,
Cate

Sowing sweet peas in homemade compost?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 23:25
Thanks for advice, I'm learning so much!
Cheers,
Catie

Sowing sweet peas in homemade compost?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 22:48
Just out of interest, what is likely to happen to the seeds? Will they just not germinate at all?
This forum is fantastic by the way, and very welcoming!
Catie

Sowing sweet peas in homemade compost?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 22:43
Okay, that's brilliant!
Thanks for your advice,
Catie

Sowing sweet peas in homemade compost?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 20:18
Brill! Thankyou!

Pruning Pauls Scarlett climbing rose

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 20:10
Hi, I pruned my Paul's Scarlett climbing rose plant in Autumn and it has a few buds growing on the main stem. The Gardeners world web page says to prune in April. Is this correct? Should I prune again in Spring? Thanks Catie

Sowing sweet peas in homemade compost?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 19:37
Approx 3 years, thanks for getting back to me

Sowing sweet peas in homemade compost?

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 19:31
Hi All, As the title suggests, I have sowed some sweet pea seeds in some homemade compost. The compost is mainly a mixture of wet leaves, kitchen scraps and the bulk would probably be chicken litter consisting of wood shavings and hen poop! Would this mixture be too rich to raise sweet pea seedlings in? I am probably going to plant some more in store bought compost but wanted to know in advance what might become of my seedlings raised in homemade compost. Thanks, Catie

Clematis

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 20:55

Just to add..

It is a Raymond Evison 'Reflections' Clematis and a Clematis 'Arabella.'

Thanks  

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