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Latest posts by lavenderlass

Plug Plants

Posted: 28/09/2012 at 15:52

Thanks Kate, I'm glad someone else has been wondering which is best.

Plug Plants

Posted: 28/09/2012 at 15:22

Hi, Yesterday I received an order of pinks which I had sent for.  When they came the actual plugs were in good condition but the roots looked as though they had been grown in little pots of some sort of fabric.  I have noticed this before with a few plants I have sent for and have not always had success with them.  Do you leave the fabric around the roots or is it better to remove it?  I would love to know what others do.

Plastic Greenhouses

Posted: 22/09/2012 at 17:05

Thank you both for your replies.  I like to try and grow cuttings for baskets, pots etc. and this is the only way. Hollie-Hock, I also have a home-made cold frame but am not sure just when to transfer seeds from the windowsill to the cold frame.  Would love advice please as I would like to try tomatoes from seed.  (Cold frame mainly used for perrinial (sorry not right spelling) cuttings in case I lose any in the garden over winter.)

fuchsia identification

Posted: 21/09/2012 at 15:02

Sorry I don't know, many of them seem to look the same, but it is very pretty.

Plastic Greenhouses

Posted: 21/09/2012 at 14:58

Does anyone else winter cuttings in a plastic greenhouse?  My garden is small and just big enough for a plastic greenhouse.  This time of year I line it out with horticultural fleece and keep my fingers crossed for the cuttings.  I have done this for about five years and although I do lose some I usually manage to keep a fair amount of geranium cuttings and some fuchias (except for the really bad winter last but one, and then I lost them all), but I was wondering if anyone else did the same and if so maybe had some tips to pass on.

schizostylis bulbs

Posted: 16/09/2012 at 13:21

 Hi, I bought mine from a plant fair at Burton Agnes but have seen them in garden centres usually in pots already flowering.  Would imagine the internet could help with names of nurseries.  Mine haven't done very well this year, no sign of flowers.

Keeping cosmos

Posted: 09/09/2012 at 18:47

Zona, your photo is lovely, didn't realise there were so many different shades to be had.  I also didn't realise how tall they grow.  Needless to say mine are all in the wrong places.  Will put it right next year.

Keeping cosmos

Posted: 08/09/2012 at 11:34

Purity seem to be a popular one so will look for some to sow next year.  I will also try doing stem cutting and see what happens.  Thanks for the tip.

Keeping cosmos

Posted: 04/09/2012 at 19:04

Thanks for the information.  I have collected afew seed heads of the fuchia coloured plants and will be looking out for the seed packets so that I can sow more next year.  They are beautiful plants.  Will also look out for a chocolate cosmos if it is perennial.

Mistake

Posted: 02/09/2012 at 19:48

That 's right, I remember reading it and intend to collect the seed to try next year.  Many thanks.

Discussions started by lavenderlass

Clematis from seed

 
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Dwarf Pear Tree

Scale Insect? 
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Fruit in pots

Rhubarb in pots 
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Rhubarb in pots

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Clematis cuttisngs

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Dhalias

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Bare root geraniums

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Quince

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Plug Plants

Pinks 
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Plastic Greenhouses

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Climbing rose

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Storms

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Mistake

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Mistake

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Keeping cosmos

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