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Latest posts by Lyn

Begonia Tubers

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 18:49

I never bother with a lid, they will grow, no need to race them on, there is still plenty of time before you can put them out.

Once they make start they will romp away.

Heres some from last year.




plant I.D. please

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 18:02

I have a few come up in my garden under the tree but they seem to be short lived, the berries go over quite quickly, its ok if you dont have any children nearby or a dog that eats anything. Up to your NDN really, but i dont mind a few.  Easy to dig out if you need to.

international gardeners

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:45

Welcome Flora, nice to have people from far off countries. Let us know how your friut trees go on.

plant I.D. please

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:43

It is cuckoo pint.

plant I.D. please

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:41

I think the berry is very poisonous.


Posted: 11/03/2014 at 10:43

I have never owned a propagator or a light box, my seeds do well

on window sills, worktops any free surface. If you sew them whem the days are longer, they have enough natural light.


If you have any seedlings that are leggy just repot up to their shoulders, you need to do this for tomatoes anyway.

metal arch

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 10:28

Your very right Dove, not to mention they will rust on the joins!.  I have 3 ruined ones, the first has been replaced with wood, the othe 2 are over with honeysuckle still attached, I think the only way is to cut it down because i couldnt untwine it.

We put long stakes in the ground to support them, what is supplied is usless, but the tops went.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 10:24

Sounds brilliant!.

Begonia Tubers

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 10:22

These are some of mine, they are just starting to shoot,I have never used a proagator, not sure if it may keep them too damp. They live in the conservatory facing south so get sun all day.


Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 10:12

I suppose their insurance will cover new carpets kitchens and appliances but not the garden, maybe ruined lawn mowers but not plants and soil.

I cant see them being ready to set seeds and plant for quite a while yet, probably next season.

Maybe the seeds would be better distributed to willing growers as these people probably havent got their greenhouses up and running yet.



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