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Conditions for raising seedlings

Posted: 05/02/2014 at 20:16

Thanks for the info, I won't start sowing now and the north facing window is ruled out! I'll search for cheap cold frames or DIY options.

Conditions for raising seedlings

Posted: 05/02/2014 at 19:58

I would like to grow a few vegetable plants from seed (sweetcorn, cucumber, celeriac, pumpkins) but don't have a lot of in-door space facing south.  Can these grow well in a north facing room?

The other option is to make/find a cold frame or mini greenhouse.  What temperature does it need to be for these seedlings to grow well in these conditions?

Thanks for any advice.

Do I plant my biennial bellis daisy out or keep it inside?

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 19:29

Presumably they don't need a long cold spell outside to 'know' that it is year two and the right year to flower as they are biennials?

They are now repotted so hopefully will be happier.

Thanks for the responses Dovefromabove.

Do I plant my biennial bellis daisy out or keep it inside?

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 11:31

Potting them up sounds like a good idea, I'll do that and wait for a bit.  They are in such shallow soil in the tray it keeps drying out  so bigger pots should help.

Thanks.

Do I plant my biennial bellis daisy out or keep it inside?

Posted: 20/01/2014 at 10:31

I know I should of planted them out in the autumn but the plants didn't look strong enough so I kept them indoors.  Do I wait for some frost free days and plant them out now or just wait for spring?  Will they still flower?  Photo below.

Thanks

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/36178.jpg?width=521&height=350&mode=max

 

Can you identify this rose please?

Posted: 11/09/2013 at 20:46

Thanks for your replies.  I can smell other roses but nothing from this one.

I was trying to identify it so that I know whether to treat it like a shrub or attach it to the fence like a climber.  The stems are very long (2 - 3 metres) and hang down so do I assume it is a climber?Thanks

Can you identify this rose please?

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 11:08

It has been flowering for a couple of months and has no fragrance that I can smell.  I'm not sure if it is a climber (it hangs down rather and is propped up with bamboo) or a shrub that needs serious pruning.

Thanks

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/30735.jpg?width=521&height=350&mode=max

 

loving-this-series-of-gardeners-world

Posted: 10/08/2013 at 21:13

Thanks, looks interesting.

two-problems-with-my-honeysuckle

Posted: 10/08/2013 at 21:08

Thanks, I'll water, mulch and wait.  That's great if it isn't about to keel over and die.  I've got a clematis armandii nearby that is mostly brown now, I don't think will last long and I don't want to be back to bear fence in a few weeks!

Thanks once again.

loving-this-series-of-gardeners-world

Posted: 10/08/2013 at 20:51

What is Beechgrove?

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Where do you keep your tender plants?

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What plants do you use to ensure clematis roots are in the shade?

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Will my euonymous climb up the fence?

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Question about blueberries

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Conditions for raising seedlings

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Do I plant my biennial bellis daisy out or keep it inside?

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Can you identify this rose please?

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two-problems-with-my-honeysuckle

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Can you identify this plant and is it ill/deficient?

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Clematis armandii - what is the problem?

Wind burn on growing tips? 
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