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Latest posts by Lyn

When to put plants outside?

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:51

Gro bag trays are good, I use those for that very same thing. Sometimes on offer in GC or can be bought from Amazon or ebay. Pricey to start with but last forever.

Repotting a mature hydrangea

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:48

I repotted some in Rose and Shrub compost, probably J Arthur Bowers.

Narrow Border - Help please?

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:44

Or even..... no musnt get silly!!!

seedlings grew very tall!

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:42

When you pot them on, plunge them right down in the new pot, right up to the first leaves Even curling round. I have never used a propagator, they come up just as well if you wait for warmer weather, unless you are growing hothouse exotics,

I cant see any advantage in dragging plants up in Feb, you still cant plant out until May, and late March or April sowings will be the same size by May. But stronger plants. I know others wont agree, but it works for me.

F1 Tumbler Tomatoes

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:30

Just to add, tumbling ones dont need staking just let them tumble over side of pot or habging basket.


F1 Tumbler Tomatoes

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:24

Can you get some taller pots, remove from the pot they are in and very carefully re pot so that they are buried up to about an inch from the first leaves, you can curl them round the new pot, they will then make roots all along the stem and be much firmer. Why have you got them under artifial lights. Have you got a window sill you can put them on, they are trying to reach daylight Poor little things.

Unwanted pond!

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:19

I know some one in the Northampton area that would love some frog spawn, are you that way at all?

Allium bulbs

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:15

Try just putting a layer of sand in the gound and lay them on that, you want them fairly deep a good 4/5 inches as when they grow they can fall over if shallow planted.

Posting removal

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:12

Was it your link that went by a different name, old codger or similar, cant quite remember, but I put It in my bookmarks to look later and after a while it said it wasnt available. May be muddling you up with someone else, I usually do!!

welsh gardener

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 15:09

Instead of buying seeds you can choose one from the supermarket, wash the seeds and plant straight away.

I did this last year with a gorgous little cherry tomato, all came true from seeds.

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