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Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 22:47
CharlieBot wrote (see)

I've got about 30 seeds on the go in my unheated greenhouse. outside here are 7-9 at the moment, is that warm enough or should put them in my heated propagator? I'm hoping for flowers late August. Thank you in advance.

I presume this is for me and I further presume that '7-9' refers to centigrade temperatures.

In both instances, I would say they will be fine outside and would not be helped in any way by being put in a propagator.

My guess would be that they would flower well before late August.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 22:19

Could I just ask that if anyone has any queries they think I may be able to help with, would they please raise those queries here on the forum and not in personal messages. 

Music in the Garden

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 10:35

Lovely, KEF.....particularly liked 'Seventeen'.

This is my today's offering: www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wrNFDxCRzU

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 26/02/2015 at 08:56

Good luck, rosemummy.....In my own SP baskets, I have to say that I have no experience of growing anything other than those specifically sold  for hanging baskets.

Started on the veg sowing!

Posted: 25/02/2015 at 20:09

Oh dear... the last thing I would wish to do, is to discourage anyone, but these early starts usually end in failure.

If say tomatoes are to be grown in a cold greenhouse (as most are) sowing the seed in mid-March is plenty early enough for most parts of the country.

Camera Corner

Posted: 23/02/2015 at 19:21

Thanks, Rb...although I preferred the first one inasmuch as I wanted to show off the lovely feathers.

Either ways, it's a triumph in itself if the little bugg'rs don't fly off as soon as you pick the camera up.

Camera Corner

Posted: 23/02/2015 at 16:39

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/50f3ba37-6f10-4c87-a178-f8a359deb797_zpswlezzqm8.jpg

 There you go, Rb.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 23/02/2015 at 15:30

John - just to say that as with most things in the garden, we are at the mercy of the weather. Given favourable conditions they may be flowering at the end of June.

Camera Corner

Posted: 23/02/2015 at 13:31

Sorry for the delay  I thought those burfday flower shots were great, KEF...especially when enlarged.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 23/02/2015 at 13:14
David K wrote (see)
rosemummy wrote (see)

hi david, i only have a smaller basket, i can keep in cool g'house, is it then worth me jist trying to sow theses dwarf/trailing direct when i sow normal ones in pots? osr sow all in pots and remember to label!!!

 

Well, not something I've tried, rosemummy, but see no reason why it wouldn't work. Perhaps be able to hang them outside, once they start to germinate.

Remember to sow those sold specifically for hanging baskets though,,,,..there are lots of different types (patio sps) and so on, out there.

Nice to see you around these threads, btw.

 

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