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Watching Seedlings Grow 2017

Posted: Yesterday at 15:33

Torg , I wouldn't sprinkle those seeds direct. Start off in trays then pot on, you need to have full sun on them all the time or the flowers curl up tightly.  Each seeds will grow into a plant at least 30cms across. 

I grew them when I first made my long border, just to fill the spaces, they are too gaudy for me really, but put on a good show when there wasn't much else in there.

Dwarf forsythia - what do you think?

Posted: 20/03/2017 at 10:05

I have a dwarf Forsythia in a tub, but apart from the short time it flowers it's very uninteresting. I am not sure if they stay dwarf when you plant them out in the garden? 

Our Gardening Diaries (Incorporating My Flowers ..)

Posted: 20/03/2017 at 10:03
Logan says:

It's been raining a lot more now. Here's a pic from yesterday. I wanted to get all the hyhasinths in.

It wasn't very good, hubby's cut back the Pyracantha down the side, with my help.

Last edited: 20 March 2017 09:14:32

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The first house we bought was just like yours Logan, we planted a row of conifers around the border, didn't like them but it kept dogs and children off of it. We kept them short just at about 2' but it was just enough, wonder if they are still there🤔Do you have any problems?  

composting new biodegradable bags

Posted: 19/03/2017 at 16:55

The super markets have a bin outside or in the foyer where you can put the bags in for them to recycle. My SM Delivery takes them back and any other plastic bags I may have,

my GH bubble wrap disintegrated this year, just crumbled away, tiny bit of plastic everywhere.

Forsythia flowerless

Posted: 19/03/2017 at 11:40

There's no sign of buds yet on mine either, but I'm sure there will be later on. Maybe give it a bit longer, unless, as Dove says, you pruned it a bit late? 

It needs to be said

Posted: 19/03/2017 at 11:38

And there bugger all we can do about it. unfortunately. 


Posted: 19/03/2017 at 00:27

I did look at that one Jeff , but taking in the size of my garden and the amounts of plants I grow, thought I'd better go for a giant size!! 

A reviewer saId 1 tablespoon to a pint of water,  is that what you do? 

By the way, was it you that gave me the False Fresia seeds last year? 


Posted: 18/03/2017 at 19:25

Ok then, in for a penny!  I'll let you know later how we get on. 

someone did point out that just because a product is 'organic' doesn't mean its good for your food growing.  Castor oil plants and Hemlock organic.


Posted: 18/03/2017 at 19:02

Thanks for info Jeff.🙂

[Asking] Growing wisteria from seed

Posted: 18/03/2017 at 14:39

I look forward to seeing the progress of your seeds. 

Thye take a long time to grow and even longer to flower but hopefully you will have success eventually. 

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