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Saxifrage brown in middle?

Posted: 16/10/2012 at 21:48


Saxifrage brown in middle?

Posted: 16/10/2012 at 21:15

I bought one of these in the spring and it's been really pretty.  I assume spring would be the best time to try propagating it, would that be right?

Red peppers on forums

Posted: 16/10/2012 at 20:48

I have to get some seeds for next year!  



Posted: 07/10/2012 at 12:01

They grew back this spring, just not as much as I'd hoped.  I'll stick them in the greenhouse and hope for the best next year.  Thanks!

Now, I really must go and plant some bulbs.  


Posted: 07/10/2012 at 11:35

Most are still in pots.  I planted a couple of them out earlier in the year but forgot how big the fennel would grow so are a bit swamped by that.  

When I repotted them they were still tiny so I didn't put them into particularly big pots which won't have helped them grow I reallise now.



Posted: 07/10/2012 at 11:15

I sowed some echinacea seeds last spring (2011) and haven't had so much as a flower from any of them.  I repotted them this spring with fresh compost and they are still tiny.  I know some of this will be weather related, there hasn't been much of a summer in Glasgow this year.  Should I chuck them on the compost bin and buy a fully grown plant next year? 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 29/09/2012 at 13:03

The same thing happened with the ones I have grown in a large tub but the ones in the ground are still producing longish stems.

I'll be buying some sweetpea seeds this afternoon and sowing them shortly.  I started this year's ones in February but wanted to give this autumn sowing a go.  


Some pics of my before and after garden

Posted: 01/08/2012 at 21:12

Lovely photos!

Chillies problem

Posted: 10/07/2012 at 19:29

My chillies were like that, too.  I assumed it was just the weather before I noticed a load of aphids on them.  I don't think I'll have a container full of dried chillies to see me through the winter this year.  I'll be doing well if I get one!  

Courgette Help

Posted: 05/07/2012 at 22:09

I still haven't had a single courgette this year.  I saw some flowers on them today so I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

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