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Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:50
baza wrote (see)

Also read on here you have to cut the flowers off so they don't go to seed ,When do you start to do this?

 

Don't think I ever said that, but it is a fact that seed pods should be removed asap. The idea is to cut the flowers regularly before they go to seed in the first place.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:42
baza wrote (see)

They look mint gardengirl thats the look i'm going for thankyou.

Baza, I would just say that sweet peas are just cut flowers and not a display feature i.e. they must me cut regularly otherwise they will cease to flower & prematurely go to seed.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:38
Gardengirl.. wrote (see)

David K really like your second vase where did you get that from?

 

Can't really say, Gg......my daughter bought it for me years ago. It may be worth mentioning that SPs look quite good in a mug, especially when the stems are short.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:33

Gardengirl's is a better example than mine ( don't often photograph them whilst growing) but imagine these are growing up 8ft canes.

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Eagle%20Sweet%20Peas/P8060012.jpg

 

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:17

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/003-3.jpg

 

Or these.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:13
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/P7110010.jpg

 I have loads, Baz..but I suppose this (although only a small vase) is fairly typical.

PS. remember to click on the pic to enlarge.

Camera Corner

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 16:22

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Shugboroughhall_zpse927443f.jpg

 

Shugborough Hall, taken on my travels today.

Camera Corner

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 16:08
Fritillary wrote (see)

Thank you.

 

You're welcome...hope you approve of the frame!  

Camera Corner

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 15:42

Thanks for your favourable comments about the 'Afghan Girl'....a stunning shot & a masterpiece of simplicity. 

Camera Corner

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 15:38
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/95467503-afc5-484d-89e0-7a6306e2bc9a_zps22325c6a.jpg

 

Fritillary wrote (see)

Please feel free to tinker with the photo. Just puzzled how you can alter a photo on someone's post.

 

 I was hoping to lose the water butt, but wasn't able to without spoiling your pic.

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