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foxgloves

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 20:51

Hi Deena, I agree I wouldn't plant them straight into frozen ground. They are hardy plants,but as they are small would benefit from a peroid of hardening off. I do think they do need to be outside. If it were me I would cut off the dead leaves put them in greenhouse and plant out in a few weeks.

I wouldn't worry too much about the soil conditions. I tend to treat them as woodland plants, so I think they will grow in poor soil. The roots system in flowering foxgloves are very shallow. I don't think you need to enrich the planting hole with compost. They are biennual plants so from what you have said I don't think they are going to flower this year.........but next  year you will have a great show and loads of seeds for the future

 

 

 

Seed swap

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 20:22

Hi everyone, like others I will have more to swap a bit later on. Will have to do a check and get back to you all

the pope

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 19:53

I like a nice chocolate

the pope

Posted: 12/02/2013 at 21:31

Hello allI have been reading this thread and many of the responses have stirred a lot of feelings in me for their inaccuracy and those that are based purely on their belief or faith which can not be proved. Interestingly political beliefs/inclinations soon enter the various arguements.

I do agree Steve,I was offended by the suggestion and so called views that atheists are meant to hold.

I could go on but wont, as this a gardening forum not a religious one or a political ideology forum

Each to their own as far as I'm concerned

A-Z TV gardening

Posted: 10/02/2013 at 21:49

thanks Gardengirl for the link. I was expecting the bbc iplayer to leave the programmes on for 7 days max, as they do with so many other programmes. Pleased to see that it's going to be left on the iplayer for a while.

A-Z TV gardening

Posted: 10/02/2013 at 21:24

Not watched this yet, it's on way too early on a Sunday for me. Really odd bit of scheduling I think. Will have a look though

responces

Posted: 10/02/2013 at 20:57

Hi Derek, not really sure what you are asking or wanting?

I look at loads of threads here out of interest and to learn from other people. Many of the threads I read I don't answer simply because I don't know too much about the subject so don't feel I have a lot to add the subject/question being posed. I'm happy to read the answers off others and to learn from them. If I come across a thread that I can help with or have an opinion about then I will answer.

VINE WEEVIL NEMATODES

Posted: 09/02/2013 at 21:05

When I click on the said link it brings me to here

VINE WEEVIL NEMATODES

Posted: 09/02/2013 at 20:56

Ok I'm not sure, it's just they were included in a link in on this site about neo-nicotinoids.

VINE WEEVIL NEMATODES

Posted: 09/02/2013 at 20:37

Not ever used nemaodes, seems to me they are just like any other pesticides but just used underground. From the little I know they contain neo-nicotinoids, which I don't think are a good thing for the food chain as a whole as too Provado

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