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tonight

Posted: 31/08/2015 at 20:25

Gorgeous, the light is beautiful

Night Scented Stock

Posted: 31/08/2015 at 09:58

I like their seeds Bob, I have always had good results from them.

Often when I've grown stock in modules I get a lot of germinations but a lot dampen off. I think they prefer to be kept on the dry side, I try and remember to water from the bottom.

The 2 pictures show the stock that I got from seedaholic in July. These were direct sown in little trenches and just covered over

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/90002.jpg?width=266&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/90003.jpg?width=800&height=350&mode=max

 

They completely covered the slate, it's only recently that I have got them back and have still got a few going strong

Cornfield Annuals on Clay

Posted: 31/08/2015 at 09:42

I've grown corncockles on clay soil and they did ok. These didn't self seed for me. Not sure about the others but  I would guess that cornflowers would do ok as well.

Are you going to sow these now? I did an Autumn sowing of corncockles one year, they came through ok but did get leggy in the Winter

Not ever heard of night flowering catchfly but sounds interesting

Preperation for the big day!

Posted: 31/08/2015 at 09:06

Looking very good Tootles, very best of luck with them. Love Bob Marley, wish I had seen him live

Vetch

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 21:48

That's what I like to hear. Next door destroy a lovely little wildlife corridor at the back so he could his install his oversized summer house and patio. Any extras I'll chuck back in there

Seeds

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 21:45

I tend to just use multi purpose compost which on the whole does the job really well. Sometimes it can just a little bit too heavy and form a thick crust if it dries out.  Others here use a seed sowing compost or maybe a mix of the two.

I grow a lot of plants from seed but each year different things do better than others. It's a great way of getting a lot of free plants

Vetch

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 21:35

I think the one I have must be the common and annual type, very pretty flowers. So they should in theory flower next year.

That would be great Fishy, thank you and nut I love that our plants get spread around here

If it's dry tomorrow will have a look at them and maybe pot up a few to each pot with a bit of stick to keep them up

 

Night Scented Stock

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 19:30

I've always had mixed result when sowing either in modules or sown direct. This year I bought some new seeds from seedaholic and they have been great, especially the ones that were direct sown.

I've always used the fothergails, wilkos, johnstone packets but I really noticed a difference with different seeds. I don't know but maybe these ones were fresher?

I hope you give them another go as the scent is amazing, the moths like it too

Vetch

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 19:16

Yes the seeds look the same. Will plant in a group on their own then I think, thanks

Moonlight runner beans

Posted: 30/08/2015 at 19:00

that's just not right.

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Discussions started by hollie hock

Vetch

Any one grown it? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 23:44

So pleased

Hedgehog in garden :) 
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Last Post: 03/08/2015 at 20:06

Sowing perennial plants

Which ones can I do now? 
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Last Post: 12/07/2015 at 19:28

What are these?

Self sown flowers 
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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 21:48

Birds foot trefoil

In lawns? 
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Last Post: 22/05/2015 at 23:16

Bowles Mauve

Too early for propagation? 
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Last Post: 19/06/2015 at 23:31

Any one planted out their runners?

Plants getting big 
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Last Post: 10/05/2015 at 22:43

Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 19:52

Pickled Eggs

Advice needed 
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Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:26

Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
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Last Post: 17/08/2014 at 20:27

Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
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Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:19

Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 09:58

Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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Last Post: 15/03/2014 at 23:22

Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
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Last Post: 15/02/2014 at 22:34

New garden

Some pictures 
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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 22:04
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