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When/where to sow

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 07:08

Hello Pompey

Tetley brings up a very good point - when the seedlings have germinated and begun to grow they will need pricking out - they will take up a lot of space when they are all in pots. 

I would have a look here

As you'll see they'll take up a lot of space once they're in pots - and if you start really early they may need to be potted on into even bigger pots before the weather is kind enough for them to be outside.

The trick is to time your seed sowing so that you have enough room to grow your plants on in a protected space.


Posted: 12/12/2015 at 18:29

It's as if we were meant to have one


Posted: 12/12/2015 at 18:24

Then enjoy Christmas and enjoy your retirement even more - it's great


Posted: 12/12/2015 at 18:00
derbyduck wrote (see)

thanks KEF job sorted .

Dove I wouldn't ignore you and thank you for the replies also  I is a he not a she .lol


Whoops!     Whadda mistake a to make a    !!!

I know what it's like it affects your whole self image doesn't it?   There have been times when I've been called Dave


Posted: 12/12/2015 at 16:55

Thank KEF - hope that does the trick


Posted: 12/12/2015 at 16:46

Cheers KEF ((hugs))


Posted: 12/12/2015 at 16:38

I think Derbyduck might have Ignored me by accident - can someone go onto her Sprouts thread and explain to her how to Un-Ignore me please


Posted: 12/12/2015 at 16:36

It looks as if Derbyduck might have Ignored me - hopefully by accident - can someone please explain to her how to un-ignore me

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 12/12/2015 at 16:34

He's not posted since Thursday - been thinking of them both and keeping fingers crossed.  Hope we hear from him soon.


Posted: 12/12/2015 at 16:04

Hi Derbyduck   Hope the ankle's recovering

The usual reason for sprouts blowing is that the plants aren't well trodden into the ground when planted and then staked - if they blow and rock in the wind that causes the sprouts to blow.

Blown sprouts are brilliant washed, quartered and stir fried with little bits of fried bacon, slivers of almonds and some lemon zest

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