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Verbena B

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 20:21

Thanks nut, they seem so small, took  2 months to germinate them so don't want to lose them. I'm finding it hard to believe that they will grow into  tall plants with flowers this year.

Will leave them be as they are growing where they are and just keep adding water


What did you do in your garden today?

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 20:02

That counts Bev as with all plant related activities..........sowed a few more seeds here but that's it..........too wet



Verbena B

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 19:59

Hello everyone,

I've got a lot of little Verbena B seedlings in a couple of small seed trays. They are growing but seem to be very slow. They are still tiny but many have 3 sets of leaves. Is this rate of growth normal for them?

The trays aren't the best and the soil is a bit compacted....but they are growing. Do you think it's best to pot on? will this speed up their growth?

Thanks for any information


Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 19:31

That's loads BL I sowed some more seeds and then came indoors, it's very wet here.....even the cats aren't going out

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 20:25

Mr McGregor and the Hedbides sounds a lovely time Fairygirl.

Same here with the hailstones, no runner beans germinated here. I though we had some more....... but we only bought 7

Hardy annuals

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 20:14

Thanks both They have really taken off so will be planting them out this week

It's been a lot like April showers here Lorea

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 19:55

Me too, a very enjoyable day spent in my potting shed. Potted on everything I think can be potted on, thinking of sowing some more soon.

Settled in for a bit of "screaming and shouting"  aka corrie & eastenders, might have a look on The Fall on BBC 2. I love a window shop for plants Fairygirl

You get a lot of plants in that space Bev


Hardy annuals

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 19:35

Hi everyone,

Got several cornflowers and corncockles that have been potted on once and now are becoming large plants. They live outside on the table.  I don't really want to pot on again as I'm running out of space and I could do with their little pots............I'm thinking it's alright to plant out now?

Very underweight hedgehog found on doorstep

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 18:53

Great news Tim

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 18:44

Gorgeous pictures everyone

The pink fountain looks really pretty, is the second shrub in Marion's pics a forest flame shrub?

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