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unhappy roof terrace plants

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 21:28

No point feeding anything at the moment.It will just wash through. wait until signs of growth in March.

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Posted: 12/01/2016 at 20:07

Hmmmm....

What new seeds will you be trying this year?

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 20:03

A. hypoc is upright. I will set some seed. If we do an early Chatsworth trip you can have some plants.


 The red spiky flowers in the vase on the left

 

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Posted: 12/01/2016 at 19:47

Would you like to rephrase that?

The best onions from seed.....

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 19:41

I grew Kelsae the year I couldn't get mammoth. I didnt think that they kept well.

I prefer Robinsons mammoth and red mammoth, which I sowed today.

Bedfordshire champion produce small bulbs which keep well.

I wasn't keen on red baron, I grew last year because I couldn't get red mammoth.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 16:35

I planted Mammoth   red and white onion seeds today. I also started to bring bulb pots onto the patio. I have a problem in that the biggest pots need a barrow, but its going to sink in the grass as its so soggy.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 16:28

Maybe we could get you up here for a weekend, Verdun? Barnsdale, Chatsworth, Bluebell arboretum, lots to see up here. You might need your thermal underwear though.

URGENT orchid suddenly lost all leaves

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 16:23

Is it too wet.? I allow that sort to get pretty dry and then give them a soak. Let it drain Off so they do not stand in water.

What new seeds will you be trying this year?

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 16:13

Lavender from seed is easy enough, but there is variation in the plants. If you want a neat hedge of one variety, i think that growing cuttings from one good plant, so they are all clones is best.

What new seeds will you be trying this year?

Posted: 12/01/2016 at 13:05

I bought bulbs of both Eucomis octopus and the bigger Sparkling burgundy. The octopus have flowered and set seed, the burgundy grew leaves but not flowers.

Bananas, dunno. I had the seeds one to a small pot, and in a propagator. Not a sign of growth. They were T&m seeds. You'd have thought I would have learnt by now.

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