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Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 20:01

I leave some flowers on the plants outside and cut some for indoors, when the flower fades you definitely need to cut them off they will have finished, when the fade that is when the flower has gone it turns to seed

If you keep cutting them they produce more flowers good to cut them when they are about to open then when in the vase or mug of water they open more and you get the nice smell if you picked fragrance ones, but if you can't  - check the plants when you can and see if any have produce any seed pods and cut them off to keep the plants flowering  

I use the vases that you grow bulb hyacinth in, like the height of your vase David K may look for something like that   

Which company to order seeds and plants from...

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:41

Hayloft are great for plants god size and quality  

I get seeds from Mr fothergills ordered today 5th pack of seeds free, Suttons ordered some seeds last week from them, Dobies are good about the same as Suttons

T&M seeds normally come with no picture on have ordered from them in the past - some times I cut the pic out of the catalogue and stick on the pack, plants small but you grow them on good value offers  

Grow sure do coloured coated seeds for help with sowing think from Hillers and may be online   

Jersey plants seeds come with plan seed packs as well but very fine seeds come in little plastic tubes in packs

going to try kings as well this year and Sarah raven

I have properly brought seeds from other places as well

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:30

David K really like your second vase where did you get that from?

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:29

Baza here is a pic of mine a few years ago when I did really well with them and hoping for the same effect this year - up a fence

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 19:15

Very pretty David K

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 18:56

Fruitcake I guess that is going to be spuds on both plots with that lot

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 18:27

Well just ordered my seeds from Mr fothergills got my cape gooseberry seeds free - 5th pack of seeds  I am now defiantly growing them this year  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 14:48

GWRS I am not sure but would say try plant them just cover if needed.

I had a big tree down lots of post snapped got new posts strong ones I hope and put back up now, fence post broke so will have to get repaired sometime sunny today   

Zoomer44 just ordered seeds from Suttons so far with the sunflower seed tin cheaper, am going to order from Mr fothergills today few more seeds, Kings later not decided on all seeds just got a new little bit of catalogue from them cheap bulbs in  

Ginagibbs I forget what I have should write them down like you have done good idea

Roy that was good your plastic did not fly off the covered soil, was the watering can ok not broken

Weyplotter lucky the plastic gh still stood - mine away now

Fruitcake when you thinking of getting your chickens?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 21:25

Zoomer44 wheelbarrow would be good to have hope there is one there for me, not brought one of those before dad+ mum already had one - you sound as though you done ok before weather coming in  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 20:21

no no Roy I want to see your pictures

you could see if you right click on your picture edit it in paint programme resize down a bit say 30%then save try again  please really want to see your pic

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