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When will I learn?

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 13:14

I sowed a whole packet of snapdragon seeds in to 2 small trays last year and  I had 100s of them  I swear it looked like  every single one had germainated.

Not had a go and collecting seeds, do you just leave the seed pods dry on the stems......a bit like foxgloves?

Some of last years plants are still alive here as well Bob. Also the annual scabioius sown last year

 

SWALLOWS

Posted: 20/04/2013 at 22:20

They've been seen here as well

Lupins

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 22:38

They are lovely plants, one of mine was a root from Wilkinsons. The cuttings I've taken are doing well. 

Lupins

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 21:53

Great news Lorraine seems like they definately prefer an outside sowing and earlier than I thought.  Do you know what colour they are going to be?

 

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 20:59

I'm happy that the sun is predicted to shine here tomorrow today so will be sowing seeds and I've seen a delphinium pop up in a bed as a complete surprise.

What's eating my seedlings?!

Posted: 19/04/2013 at 20:12

I go for slugs and snails too, I've had similar things happen last year to mine. They can really do a lot of damage to young seedlings

just a lil' update

Posted: 18/04/2013 at 21:54

Always good to see pics David. Petunias look really healthy, I grow a lot of stuff in cold frames.

Antirrhinum

Posted: 18/04/2013 at 20:02

Bit of an after thought, I start pinching out when the seedling starts to look like a bit of a true plant, hope that makes sense

Mine had 4-5 true leaves and were looking very sturdy.

Antirrhinum

Posted: 18/04/2013 at 19:46

Hi both, I would say pinch out.  Grew them last year and pinched out a few to see what happened and then did the rest. They did grow into bushy plants with multiple stems  They put on a fantastic show and the large bumblies adored them.

I would just do a few at first to see how they get on, if all good you can always do the rest

 

Seed swap

Posted: 18/04/2013 at 19:16

Thanks to Bev and Sam, seeds have arrived, the ammi have already been sown. Saturday for the rest.

 

Discussions started by hollie hock

Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
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Cuttings

How long to leave bag over them? 
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Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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Cheap veg seeds

Are they worth it? 
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New garden

Some pictures 
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Leaving my garden

I'm moving 
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Problems with Private Messages

Can't see them 
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Hardy annuals

Autumn sowings 
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Budelia

quick question 
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Caterpillars

What are these? 
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Website

Site really slow 
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What are these

Latest bargains 
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Another bee question

Nesting in floor of old shed 
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Seedling Id

What is this? 
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