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Posted: 19/02/2015 at 18:55

Its no wonder new people to gardening are unsure what to do?

I have bought some cucumber seeds for greenhouse growing, this is what I have read for exactly the same seed:

Mr Fotheringill......sow seeds on their edge....pinch out tops when they have 4 sets of leaves.......leave the males on to pollinate they need these to make cucumbers.


Thomson and Morgan......sow seeds on their sides....pinch out tops when they reach 6ft......take off male flowers or they will be bitter.

Two top companies, both opposite conflicting cultivating.

Hydrangea Advice

Posted: 19/02/2015 at 17:25

I wont be doing mine until mid May at least, if there is a frost it will nip the top buds. 

Up to you of course, we all do it differently.

New Clematis Armandii

Posted: 19/02/2015 at 17:19

I also have one of those, now passed on, late, died, definitely not sleeping completely off the perch. Never had a flower on it, its gone (to be a lumberjack maybe)


Posted: 19/02/2015 at 17:14

It is indeed mums birthday today, she has made 87! Wasnt too good a start to the day, the nurse came to change the catheter and take blood. I only popped out to the card shop in town earlier in the week, only about an hour! Probably less.

Sorry you're not to good Bekkie, and hoping Hosta gets on ok at hospital. 

Love to all, I do think about you and your kind messages. 

Odd corrections?

Posted: 19/02/2015 at 12:45

Lunaria, have a look on your keyboard, next to your space bar, there is a wheel/cog looking icon, thats your settings, tap that then you can see how to turn off predictive spellings.

cheap but good

Posted: 19/02/2015 at 12:12

If you dont live near, Morrisons plants are the same price and I have always found them to be good.

Sweet Pea Dilemma

Posted: 19/02/2015 at 12:10

I would hazard a guess at Thomson & Morgan, David,  they insist on everything in a plastic bag. I have just sown mine, in root trainers, I find cardboard tubes go mouldy, they are on my kitchen worktop until they getminate, then out in the cold greenhouse.

Odd corrections?

Posted: 18/02/2015 at 19:01

I had all sorts of major problems with this site, I loaded Chrome and have no problems at all now. I could never get PM's, fime with Chrome though.

i been given this advice but '.................

Posted: 18/02/2015 at 18:44

Steve, in the words of the famous Delboy,

'Theres none so blind as them wot wont listen' 

My friend found that out when she had 'always' fed her previous dogs on raw chicken bones. The dog eventually died, whether it was true or not, I dont know, but the dog contracted cancer afterwards and her vet said it could have been caused by the trauma of the op.

plug plants

Posted: 18/02/2015 at 18:34

Each to his own!

Can only speak from this hard up gardeners point of view, maybe I have more patience when needs must.

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