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Vitopod Propagators

Posted: 05/11/2012 at 21:54

Just wondered if anyone out there has used a Vitopod Propogator? and if so would you recommend one?


Talkback: How to grow orchids

Posted: 30/10/2012 at 22:28

Thank you Alina W, just to clarify should I use tap water or rain water and should it be room temperature or not?

Thank you for your patience only I lost my 1st orchid and don't want a repeat performance.

Talkback: How to grow orchids

Posted: 26/10/2012 at 07:20


Does anyone have any advice on how it is best to water an orchid and how often?

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 20/10/2012 at 18:37

Thank you for your advice David.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 19/10/2012 at 22:29

Hi David

I would like to ask if I may, what your tips are for keeping young sweet peas throughout the winter months?  For example pinching out and keeping the greenfly off them, also how do you stop them from becoming leggy or is that due to the continuation of the pinching out process.

Thank you.



Autumn Sowing Sweet Peas

Posted: 07/09/2012 at 15:25

Thanks Tootles! I suspect mine will be going in late spring too.



Autumn Sowing Sweet Peas

Posted: 06/09/2012 at 22:00

Thank you all for your advice I will trawl through as you suggested figrat, thanks for the link kate 1123.


Posted: 06/09/2012 at 21:47

Thanks everyone for the advice, will try division.

I missed the bit on Gardening World about Crocosmia mollycatshirley but will go onto iplayer, thanks for that.




Posted: 05/09/2012 at 20:28

I've harvested the seeds from my Lucifer Crocosmia and would like some help on sowing them next year, ie timing, heat or not and will they come true to the parent plant?

Thank you.

Autumn Sowing Sweet Peas

Posted: 05/09/2012 at 20:26

Hi Guys

After watching Monty Don's sweet pea trial and subsequent results that Autumn Sweet Peas perform better.

I'd like some advice on how to care for young sweet pea plants.  I've grown them in the greenhouse before now, and have pinched out but the plants have gone leggy, and even putting them in a sheltered spot in the garden didn't work as the frost killed them.

Oh and not forgetting the pests who love a winter snack on the sweet peas!

Didn't do very well this year growing them in a pot, so trying a new approach earlier sowing!





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