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Vegetable Seed Swop

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 12:58

Still got

Pea Meteor first early

Cauliflower All Year Round

Cucumber perfection

Turnip Purple Top White Globe

Cabbage Durham Early

Leeks Giant D'Inverno

Rhubarb Glaskins Perpetual

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 12:42

I have harvested loads of those pale ice blue delphs, also Helenium (I have never grown these from my own seeds though).

 

Small pale blue scabious.          Cerinthe            Borage.         Dk blue delphiniums

White delphiniums                     Aquilegia..Pink      white          Dk blue    yellow

Foxgloves white..                       white/ red spots in throat.       Apricot

Stachys (lambs ears)                Lychnis coronaria                    Dianthus deltoides

Tall pink echium                        White cornflower                     White campion. 

Godetia                                     Nigella

 

my seeds from packets, most freebies from mag

Amaranthus Josephs coat

Aster Ostrich feather

Antirrhinum cheerio mixed

Aquilegia Yellow Bonnet

Bellis Large flower mixed

Calendula Balls improved orange opened but will be good

Cleome Rose Queen

  "    "     Helen Campbell White

Coreopsis

Cornflower blue

      "       "   White

Cosmos Double click Snow Puff

  "           "             "Mixed colours

Cosmos Purity

Cosmos sensation mixed

Forget me not Blue Ball

Golden Berry Cape gooseberry

Gypsophila Elegans

Honesty MIxed

Lavatera silver cup

Mesembryanthemum Lunette

   "                "            Sparkles mixed

Morning glory Carnevale di venezia

Nigella mixed

Petunia Nana Compacta

Poppy ladybird

Poppy Fruit Punch

Sunflower F1 Full Sun (name not instructions)

Sweet Rocket

Verbena bonariensis

 

 

 

 

Advice on Fuschia, please.

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 22:30

I think they look better too, they look a bit straggley if you leave them, they make tremendous growth in one year. It will thicken it up. Cut it back when you see new growth just appear at the base.

It wont make that size, but it will look thicker and stronger.

ORTICOLARIO

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 21:55

Beautiful, thank you for sharing.

Dahlia - still flowering

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 21:48

I wouldnt plant it out now, just enjoy the flowers, it will show you when it wants lifting and tucking up for winter, it will go black and soggy.

Some leave them in the ground over winter, most store the tuber and start it off in a pot next Spring when you can also take cuttings.

ORTICOLARIO

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 20:54

I would love to see some photo's of that Corinne. Do you know how to post pics on here, just click on the tree icon on the toolbar at the top of the posting box, then follow instructions.

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 19:52

I come from one gypsy and one Irish Grandmother,  one never went to school, and I hardly ever went,the other in service at 13, they are important to me, I am important to my family, my degree in horticulture (not!)makes me important to the forum and I try to answer questions honestly.

I know I will never be as clever or as funny as Verdun, I mean, how can anyone be more cleverererer than a Cornish man. By the way, Verdun ,you may be having Jethro back, he's sold up from here!

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 00:24

Thank you everyone. Much appreciated.

We can only take a day at a time and take what comes.

I have told my two  kids, I have left it to them to tell their sons.

Daughter isnt going to tell her two just yet, they are 11 and 5, she thinks they will worry for too long, best tell them nearer the time.

I really hope your friend gets well, my mum has lived with her stoma for over 10 years.

Solar powered pond pumps

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 19:05

Could we see a photo of your bathtub pond.

I hadnt thought about potting plants in grit only, does anyone else do this?

bags for composting

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 18:50

It depends on how quickly you want your compost to be ready, you cant beat wood for warmth and that works them best, my OHput a load of stuff in a builders bag in his yard, it wasnt ready a year later, that would be no good for me, I need a quick turnover of the stuff.

You could do as suggested here, fill the bag then put another right over the top. 

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