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Mark 1963

Latest posts by Mark 1963

new guinea impatient plug plants

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 16:09

Thanks all, I fill reassured

new guinea impatient plug plants

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 14:04


Got my new guinea impatient plug plants yesterday. Left them in an unheated greenhouse last night. Came to pot them on this morning and a lot of them have gone Droopy. They were kept moist, do you think the cold night affected them? I hhave potted them on, will they recover?

Favourite biscuit?

Posted: 27/03/2015 at 12:08

I got this for my Secret Santa last year. Says it all for me

seedlings grew very tall!

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 12:06

We start our French marigolds off in cell trays in the house, they do go a bit leggy. But once the second leaves appear we put them in pots for growing on in an unheated greenhouse, fleece at the ready. They soon go back to growing normally. Never had a problem yet doing it this way. Hope that helps

Garden news mag?

Posted: 17/03/2015 at 12:17

I subscribed to Garden News for two years, I have just stopped only because after two years the articles seem to repeat themselves. But don't let that put you off, I found it very easy to read in a bright lively format. So yes, go for Garden News. It works out cheaper if you can subscribe and you get free seeds!

Dalia Planting

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 20:06

Hi all, I think I will go for mid April. Thanks again

Dalia Planting

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 12:15

Hi All

I have my tubes ready from last year, so remind me again when I can plant them outside? I was thinking beginning to mid-April

My efforts

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 12:02

Hi Luke, I think you and your daughter should go on the Dragons Den with those They are wonderful

The sun has got his hat on....

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 16:39

We have Foehn (pronounced fern) effect going on here at the moment. It's when moist air from the west rushes up over the mountains and warm-up coming down the other side. It's 25C in the greenhouse. Spent the morning power washing the patio.

what are you excited about?

Posted: 05/03/2015 at 12:16

French and African marigolds sown on Saturday have started to come through

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