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Prairie planting scheme

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:24

Ah, we were posting at the same time

Prairie planting scheme

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:09

Hello Hill Crest and welcome to the forum

Go ahead, tell us about your garden and your plans ... if you can post photos that would be good.

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What are these things?

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:00

They wouldn't - they'd spread things around - Pansyface is right - nasturtium seeds

What are these things?

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 17:34

Have jays or squirrels been burying peanuts in your raised bed?

Sunflower seedlings

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 17:32

Like this

 but keep yours in their pots so you can take them indoors at night in case of frosts.

Sunflower seedlings

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 17:29

Marc - believe me, the strength of light received through a window is totally different to light received by a plant outside.  Even in a greenhouse plants don't get as much light as those outside. 

Get some large clear plastic water/lemonade bottles.  Cut the bases off and take the caps off (you can drink the water/lemonade if you wish )

Put the plants outside and put the bottles over them like cloches - that'll protect them from the wind and slugs and they'll grow strong and sturdy.

But I'm not going to sow mine until the end of April.

Monty's Dog

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 17:09


Quite pleased.....

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 17:04

So pretty

gooseberry bushes.

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 16:03

Hello Pamela and welcome

Crocus will have some Golden Hop available in the summer - you can ask them to email you when it's available

My guess is that the Gooseberry saw fly has got to your gooseberry bushes and stripped the leaves

Maybe the birds then took the fruit?

It's tough being a gardener

What the hellebores is going on?

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 15:42

Mine have been gorgeous too - and some have been flowering since around Christmas - and I've seen some great displays elsewhere in this region as well.

Are you paying a price for having an even milder winter than usual in Cornwall?

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