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Lilly Help

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 15:04

Hi All

to cut a long story short, towards the end of last summer when the lilies finished flowering, I moved it in it's pot and by accident snapped the steam off!  

I know you are supposed to wait until it turns black before cutting the steam, will this accidental decapitation affect it for this year?

'Chelsea Chop' winter pansies and violas

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 17:33

Thanks artjak, I'll continue to look after them

'Chelsea Chop' winter pansies and violas

Posted: 25/01/2014 at 16:45

Hi All

Just gave the winter pansies and viola's a bit of a haircut. I noticed some young growth coming up from the base of the plants. Is this a sign of further growth for the spring? or I'm I wasting my time looking after them?

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Posted: 20/01/2014 at 20:46

hi, boingey and joseph, yes, just message me your email address and I'll send out a list when I have a large enough supply, most likely end of the year for sowing in 2015

Colder weather is coming!

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 21:18

thanks Dave, I have had a quick look and saved it to my favorites

70 days until.......

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 19:29


I had two hours yesterday in the garden deadheading violas and polyanthus. Have not been out at all today.. Very windy and side ways rain

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Posted: 19/01/2014 at 19:25

Thanks Eve, I have your message now

When to take off the propagator lid?

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 19:21

Thanks Mike

What's your day been like?

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 14:35

Very windy and side ways rain! I have not been out at all today

Am I a sillee billee?

Posted: 19/01/2014 at 14:27

OH is always telling me to 'FOCUS!' when we go the garden centre. But I cannot help it! I just love plants! I always manage to find a home for them. Seed Cats are coming through the door, I think the plugs are a bit pricey this year. Still I have my seeds ready for sowing. I have them stashed away in a tin and get them out when no-one is watching! You would think they are top shelf mags I was looking at! Then I get caught, 'FOCUS' comes the cry!

Could not help myself last Sunday and sowed some snapdragons. I looked last night and I have 'babies' Now, I have four months before they can go outside. I'm going to have to make some room on the garage shelf soon. I need to FOCUS!

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where do I go next? 
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Anyone have any good makes to suggest 
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