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everything going wrong

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 13:35

Maybe they didn't build up enough root system, you grew them in little seed pots, runners have long roots best grown in root trainers or if you don't want to go to any expense you can use toilet roll tubes or deep polystyrene cups. One in each.

They need to be about twelve inches tall before you harden them off over two weeks, even then it may be cold at nights. They need to be watered when they first go in the ground.

Did you dig a trench and fill it with compost, veg peelings, grass etc.

Lavender cuttings, I can't do those either, but I have a complete packet of seeds germinated. Don't beat yourself up over failures, we all had them when we were learning. You will find the best way to do things.

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 12:55

Ok Charlie and will, I will make a note.

miss selling , what next

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 12:54

Can you tell us what they are Gran, some plugs are small but they can be brought on with TLC  I have never found the company to be a problem, they answer your emails if you are nice and polite to them... I have started my email with....I have used your company for many years but..... They have always been good to me.


Posted: 12/06/2015 at 00:02

My daughter bought those Cat Shoo plants, made no difference at all. I dont have neighbours so no other cats, but mine is kept of with bits of chicken wire/mesh placed in the gaps, once the plants have grown he doesnt bother.

I havent yet found a plant he doesnt like.

foxglove fasciation 2 new plants have grown

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 23:56

Strange isnt it Lizzy, fascinating!

Did you take the seed from the mutated flower or just the normal flower heads?

identify plant

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 23:53

It does work on some phones, its just iphones it wont work.

Mines an LG it works on there. 

Talkback: 10 zinnias

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 23:49

No Sanjy, no propagator or dark, as you say, loads of them, maybe some sowed them a bit too early, I sowed at the end of March, or maybe just into April,

Talkback: 10 zinnias

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 22:48

Someone sent me a packet of Zinnia Purple Prince on the seed swap thread, they were from a mag, could have been 'the other one' but they all germinated, the secret is to keep them in, they like warmth, dont put them out too soon, definitely not in the garden yet. mine are now back under cover as we are having really strong winds and driving rain. They have been potted on twice.  They do pick up in the summer, which isnt quite yet, this year anyway!

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 18:49

I also have hellebore seeds ripening, if RB runs out I can send some.

They are all Double Ellen in white, purple or pink and some white Freckles.

Why I resort to online purchases....

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 18:12

I have had to break my golden rule today, I had to buy some trailing petunias from Morrison, howevef may I grow its never enough.

I always buy on line, everything, waiting on a new TV.

i did buy some tiny plugs of candelabra prims last year, they were very good.

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