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Posted: 04/05/2014 at 18:32

They definitely dont want a propagator, they prefer to germinate in cooler conditions.  I have dozens around my garden all from seeds, some wild, some from packets, white and pink.

I dont see how you will stop them growing, easy from seed and pop up everywhere in the garden as Dove says.

what next for these tomatoes?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 14:03

They should have been pricked out into individual pots when they just had two sets of leaves, now, I wouldnt like to say. Take one out and see how big the root ball is, not very i wouldnt think as they will be struggling in a tray.  Put into 3 or 4 inch pots

 and hope for best.

What do I grow?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 13:58
Welshonion wrote (see)

Please tell me why you aren't out there gardening instead of reading and writing long lists of plants?  Phew, you must all have time on your hands!!

And as for trying to avoid repeated names - words fail me.  Or is this just a Boast thread!


Welshonion wrote (see)

If you want lists of plants, consult a plant encyclopaedia. I'm sure nearly every available plant that is offered for sale is grown by someone.

I'm very sorry, but faced with a thread like this my eyes glaze over and I pass on.

I would not have 4 hours spare to do this, and then going through everybody elses post so dont duplicate, far too busy gardening.

Sweet pepper seed germination - epic failure!

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 13:52

I think that when you want to grow something that isnt native to Britain, chillies, peppers, sweetcorn etc, try to think of the counties that they do grow well in, such as Italy, Spain, California, and think what their climate is like, then try to mimic that with your own seeds.

Shrubs/Plants for total shade?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 13:42

Hydraengas do well, i have a long row facing north and they are fantastic every year.

woolly aphid?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 13:40

Bringing the photo really close up, it looks like there are some white fly on there as well?.  I always use the Provado indoors, it does work and is a reasonable price in the supermarket.

Plant recommendation needed

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 19:19

If you grow 3mtr high conifers you will have a big fight on your hands with your neighbours. Certainly would if i was your neighbour.


Posted: 02/05/2014 at 15:29

Same I would think, theres not a great deal of nutrition in compost but its a great soil improver and mulch for winter to protect roots from frost and in summer to keep the ground damp.

Talkback: How to prune buddleja

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 09:24
Hathi wrote (see)
This video is for rose & for Buddleja. Somebody has got it wrong.

Why is it wrong, it looks spot on to me, she says, Prune budleja back to base, in March, thats what I always do.


Posted: 01/05/2014 at 14:08

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