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Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 14:03

Little-ann  just push the space bar after the website to make it to a link

Tootles nice to have flowers inside pretty little vases with flowers, how many raised beds you going to grow flowers for cutting in? 


Posted: 03/04/2015 at 13:56

Matty2 can do variety and numbers all in one like lots of violas then could be 1 tulip or other things will have a new thread for this of course

Matty2 you could do internet shopping? or browsing  

Drying up out now may get some spuds in bags

Watching seedlings grow

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 11:34

Fishy65 I get the Garden News mag nice Zinnias from them, you can sow them direct but will have to wait a while yet, they sowed them in little trays in the mag same as what I will do  

Lena N they look good little seedlings

Lyn some were getting leggy so decided to prick them out quicker

Here is the calendula now I have 5 of those trays worth, some will prob go to the station garden as well


Posted: 03/04/2015 at 11:26

Hello all

Are we all still up for a Easter day flower count?

Bit drizzly here today

Watching seedlings grow

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 20:43

Mistwalker my quote does not work has not for a while now should let the tech team know

Thanks Matty2

Thanks Lyn, I have one big tray of lots of cells with seed in my grow house been in there a few days, think I will need to find somewhere indoors for them to grow as you say too cold out in gh - want them to germinate   

Christine 007 great looking seedling

Here is some of my seedlings

Marigolds been pricked out


Calendula picked out now



Watching seedlings grow

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 12:03

TCbythesea did you have your sunflowers indoors?   I sowed some in loo roll middles put them in the grow house been in there a few days and nothing happening,  so decided to bring them back indoors want them to germinate

Lyn your seedlings all look brilliant nice lots of growth, are they in a green house? 

think next week I will start my zinnias off and dahlias

Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 14:52

We are all thinking of growing flowers that we can cut and bring indoors to enjoy,making nice arrangements

So areas in gardens have been put aside for growing flowers to do that and flowers that are good to use have been picked to sow and grow

Just nice to be able to see what we can grow and enjoy in lots of areas in pots/ vases/ tins/ milk bottles - anything we can use to put them in    

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 20:59

Fruitcake maybe get a bit of windbreak netting for the frame so sheltered in one area, glad they are doing ok

sorting out my flower area for cut flowers finished filling with compost and digging today even though really windy so I will be planning what to go in there next   


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 20:42

Great Hollie hock now you have somewhere where those seedlings can go, nice it being a heated greenhouse

Those steps look a brilliant idea  


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 18:12

Hello all

I got a nice delivery today some fuchsia's from Lyn which are now in my coldframe

Very windy out I added some more compost to my cut flower bed, just need to do the planning of where things will go.  Also added some horse manure around the rhubarb plants  

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