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Begonia Seedlings

Posted: 10/01/2014 at 19:09

Thank you fidgetbones your advise is good although my seeds are doubles it would be better if I could transplant separately,any further suggestions.

 

 

 

Tough shrub for shady, windy spot

Posted: 09/01/2014 at 18:38

As above Mahonia is the way to go. !!!

Begonia Seedlings

Posted: 09/01/2014 at 18:33

Has anyone any tips for transplanting fine begonia seedlings because of their being tiny.Also the type of compost for the tiny seedlings

Seed Companies

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:46

Hi punkdoc

I too have had isolated problems with Chilterns seeds this year say 5% of those purchased.In fairness to Chiltern they have immediatly replaced them without any quibble.

Regards

Mike W

 

greenhouse optimum min and max temperatures

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:41

Delboy2

You need to monitor the temperature in the propagator,I normally keep the lid off during the day.Also you need to watch the seed trays do not dry out.It is a matter of managing the process

Regards

Mike W

 

Scarifier / aerators / rake

Posted: 16/04/2013 at 17:47

Hi Gold1locks

I have also tried the hollow tines a waste of time and energy equal failure   with with   electric wire tang scarifier.I now have a petrol scarifier heaavy duty it works OK but does not pickup well.

I often wonder whether or not it would be easier to bring in an outside lawn specialist once a year for them to use their eqipment.

regards

Mike W

 

 

Coffee Grounds

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 17:35

Thanks every one for your helpful comments,I will continue to use the grounds but more sparingly

Regards

Mike W

 

Coffee Grounds

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 17:26

I have been using spent coffee grounds as a conditioner without any detrimental effects.Recently I read that this could be harmful to seedlings and plants because coffee is a pollutant and inhibits germination and growth.

has anyone experience good or bad ?

Mike W

 

RHS Online Plant Shop

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 17:51

Hi Jess In The Garden

I have never bought from RHS, exorbitantly priced !!!

Regards

Mike W

frost free plug plants

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 17:37

Hi Mike2li

A word of warning ,you are going to get a lot of soot from candles which will mess up your G.H.

Regards

Mike W

 

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GREEN ALGEA ON SEED TRAYS

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