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Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 16:09

Gardenmaiden I'll set aside some Rudbeckia and Cerenthe. Just pm me your address and I'll get them off to you. That's the Rudbeckia all gone now folks.

Could you perhaps spare some of the Verbascum and do you have any Bishops Children Dahlia left?

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 09:57

Cangrandmafixiit no problem at all I'll set them aside for you and get them posted this week. Can you pm me your address.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 09:14

 

 I've been going through my seeds recently and have come across envelopes with saved seeds, packets with half the seeds used and new packets of seeds I'm unlikely to use. I thought I'd pop them on here for a  week or so and if anyone wants any of them then just send me a pm. If not then I'll bring them to the next allotment meeting.

Saved seeds
Aquilegia random mix, these are taken from blue white or yellow flowers I grow.
Calendula
Cornflower mixed colours I've grown pink, burgundy and white, pale blue and the normal deeper blue ones.
Foxgloves, some native and some saved from Candy Mountain but they may not come true.
Lupin mixed
Corncockle
Cosmos Sensation
Cerinthe Major Purpurascens

Opened pks

Moonshine Sunflower
Thumbergia Susie Mix
Rudbeckia Brilliant Star
Purple HOnesty
Hollyhock Majorette Mix
Wallflower Orange Bedder
Lavatera Silver Cup
Lavetera Twins Hot Pink
Zinnia Early Wonder Mix

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 08:50

Sorry I don't know how to do quotes but Perki thanks for posting the seeds. I'll let you know when they arrive. I'll put my list on today.

 

Overwintering begonias

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 20:46

What I did last year was remove the soil from the corm. I made sure to check there were no insects or vine weevle grubs hidden. I left the corm to dry out before removing any further soil that was sticking to it. Then I wrapped them up in newspaper, each corm in 1 or 2 sheets and stored somewhere cool and dark until about March time.

Then, when I was starting off my overwintered Dahlias I started the Begonia off as well. I've had smashing blooms all summer. Hope this helps but others may have different ways of storing them.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 10:14

Forester 2 thanks for your comments.

I'll get my own seed list sorted this weekend.

I've pm'd you Perki as I'd love some of those Rudbeckia to try if you can spare them thanks.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 20:07

Hi everyone, I've been a member of the board for years but not taken part in this thread as far as I know.

How does the seed sharing work. I realise that folk pm each other, do we send some money or something as well?

I've got several half used pks of seed that I'm happy to share. Some saved seeds as well and some veg seeds not opened that I won't be able to use all of which I can list on here if someone lets me know how it all works. .

 

seed sowing for next year

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 20:31

Yes I know what you mean nutcutlet, hopefully I'll get some nice hues.

 

seed sowing for next year

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 08:36

Thanks very much for your reply Nutcutlet. I'll not have to worry about colours when I'm potting them on then.

Does anyone know what this is?

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 08:31

I agree it is Honesty. The seeds are still very young, as they get older they will go brown and they they'll be ripe for opening and removing the seeds. You leave the centre part of the pod and it's what is then silvery.

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