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Posted: 31/03/2015 at 07:37

Morning all.

Poor night's sleep here, head under duvet to muffle noise of the wind, which is still blinking blowing 

I hope no one has any serious damage to their home or garden.

Don't think anything serious here but we do have blossom all over the patio  and it hasn't come from my garden or immediate neighbours. 

Advice with seedlings on window cill.

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 19:39

Jaz most seeds want light and warmth, some need covering with a propagator lid, cling film or in a plastic bag until they germinate, it usually explains on the packet.

They don't want to be in direct sunlight, which might have caused the scorch ? on yours.  

If yours are dry stand them in a tray and let some water soak up from the base.

What seeds are they?



Posted: 30/03/2015 at 17:53

Lesley I didn't realise how far you had to travel you must be  hope M's bed is available soon, hugs. 

bougainvillea seeds

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 17:43

Apologies Robyn the tropical site that I found in UK doesn't sell seeds but did appear under seeds 

It seems that they seldom set seed some have in S. America and have been harvested by bag method and propagated. Maybe read up about taking cuttings seems you can do that, and you have a source  Just out of interest roughly where are you located? 

I hope you have success, they are beautiful plants but would not survive in Yorkshire.  

You never know someone on the forum might grow them and they have produced seeds 

Saying all the above I assume you mean a plant that will scale a wall and pergola 

Help don't no what to do

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 16:44

Nice to know that the ones that lives on my patio comes indoors for the winter and get big and fat  

bougainvillea seeds

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 16:33

Robyn I've Googled and you can buy seeds but doubt you'd get a good plant or anything like you've seen in Spain, unless you grow it in a conservatory. I might be wrong but I don't think it is suited to UK climate. 

Even in Greece people buy them as small plants from nurseries or take cuttings.


Agastache Blue Boa

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 16:24

It won't survive Winter here 


Posted: 30/03/2015 at 16:22

Never seen yellow ones, I'm envious. Thanks for the photos. 

I know that Happy Marion had some different varieties of blue ones that she posted on her Golden thread last year. 

30 year old sheep manure?

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 16:18

I'll help reduce the hill  will bring my own only have a wheelbarrow 

Help don't no what to do

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 16:15

Don't worry about them Ragdoll you won't stand on them they run faster than you walk 

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