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plants

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 09:12

They look a bit broader then common grass seedlings. None of my roscoeas are shooting yet. The later years, you get a nose poking through the soil around May.

Daffodils in June?

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 08:13

Fentongollan farm send out daffs by post in wholesale size boxes. You could ask them what the latest dates are. Although they are in Cornwall, and i suspect you need some from Scotland. 

plants

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 07:42

Thats good. They dont grow much in the first year, probably only a couple of broad grass like leaves. Keep them out of bright sunshine, and dont let them dry out.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 07:33

Sunny here, so we may get to see the eclipse. We saw a partial one last October in Indonesia. No one paid much attention to it.

Storing bulbs

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 20:21

Wait until the leaves have grown, maybe flowered, and then died down. Then dig them up, give them away and ask them to plant them before winter.

Daffodils in June?

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 20:18

You could try cutting them just as the buds start to turn down, and keep in the salad drawer. Florists keep them like that for a while. Try a bunch this year and see how long they last.

 

Transplantation Shock in Vegetables

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 19:41

Always transplant veg in the evening. Puddle in with water. They are fine by the time the sun gets up next day.

potatoes

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 19:37

Sarpo mira. I have seen these untouched by blight, when another variety in the next row has been decimated.

Helleborus

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 16:24

Yes, sorry. Theg dont need to be inside. Somewhere in the shade outside will be fine for this summer.dont let them dry out.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 14:55

Had a bonfire. Potted on V. bonariensis cuttings,and salvia african skies cuttings,and  white daisy margeurite cuttings. Sown more broad bean seeds, and  some  salad leaves. New trilliums in pots are emerging, so I've moved them out of  the greenhouse. The tulips,kaufmannia early harvest have opened in the Sun. They look brilliant.

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