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Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 21:06

Hi, Wills

Unfortunately, sweet pea seed react by taking off like a rocket if subjected to too much warmth...resulting in spindly & weak  seedlings.....certainly wouldn't use a propagator myself.

Probably best if you transfer propagator and seedlings (don't know if it's heated or unheated) into a cold greenhouse or coldframe straight away. Leave the lid off during the day & replace it at night for a week or so......thereafter dispense with the propagator altogether, just leaving them in the cold greenhouse or coldframe.

PS. Of course don't switch your propagator on, if it does happen to be heated.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 12:38

Dove, last word, like you too much. xx  Pretence? Pretending Saturday is Sunday.

Enjoy the dancing.....and footie if you watch it.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 11:32

"and it was stated on the BBC website as far back as 2008 that the Results Show which is broadcast on Sunday is recorded on Saturday after the voting has closed."

Exactly...so why all the pretence?

Still don't trust em!  

Deapth of Rose's...?????

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 10:33

I still plant mine above (cos I always have) prune in November to reduce wind-rock & make sure they remain firmed in over winter.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 10:28

Thanks, Dove...I knew about that. Thing is, I don't totally trust Aunty to be truthful.

Results show takes place on Sunday?  ...I won't even mention Blue Peter.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 10:39

Would just say if  (as you say) they have '3 - 4 pairs of leaves' when you guillotined (sneaky bit of French for you) them,  they will be fine.

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 09:25

Well, I think they are pretty special, Lesley....thanks for posting them.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 09:22

Ah! I wondered how you could be confident of having frost.  So yes, just leave well alone at present.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 09:14

Are you in the UK, ommthree?

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 13/11/2014 at 09:04
ommthree wrote (see)

It's been colder here. Mine are only about two inches tall. Does that sound ok? When should I start pinching out?

I wouldn't do anything just now, if it were me.

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