nikki 7


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Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 14:21

Thanks for your replies Perke & Verdu.  I'll follow your advice.

Crocosmia 'Lucifer'

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 17:16

Hello everyone

I have lots of Lucifer crocosmia which have finished flowering now.  Should I cut back all the foliage - or leave it to die back naturally.  Thanks

dividing drumstick primulas

Posted: 11/08/2014 at 12:45

Hello again Marco & Lyn

I followed your advice & now have almost double the amount of drumstick primulas.  I'm really delighted!  Thanks again. 

Nikki7

dividing drumstick primulas

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 21:00

Many thanks Marco & Lyn for the advice.  I'll have a go at that.  I was quite concerned about killing them off, by trying to divide at the wrong time of year.

Nikki7

dividing drumstick primulas

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 14:26

Hello  one & all

When is the best time to divide my drumstick primulas.  I put some in the garden about a year ago, and now they are looking quite 'clumpy'. But I don't want to disturb them until I can safely divide them without damaging them  All info appreciated.  Thanks.  Nikki7

propogation of fatsia japonica

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 10:44

Many thanks chrissieB.  Well, that sounds simple enough!.  But I hope they do re-post it again.  I must have missed that posting.

propogation of fatsia japonica

Posted: 22/06/2014 at 10:22

Hello folks

Anyone have any ideas on when & how to propogate a fatsia japonica from cuttings?  Many thanks  

parsnips seedlings

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 23:42

Thanks once again to both of you.  The tips are very much appreciated.  And I particularly like the improvising of kitchen/toilet roll centres to use as root trainers.  That's a really good idea!  Thanks again.

parsnips seedlings

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 08:58

Thanks for the tips Johntheeng & Johnharding.  The kitchen paper method & root trainer, sound like really good ideas.  That way I will get to know if the seeds are viable or not - instead of wasting months waiting for them to show themselves through the soil where I've sown them. 

I have already tried again & put some more parsnip seeds in the soil,  (Yes I know it's very late now - but what have I got to lose?)  

Anyway, many thanks again for the tips. I shall definitely use them in the future.

parsnips seedlings

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 17:23

Hello again

Thanks for the replies.  Yes, Italophile the seeds were this years - so very surprised no results at all!  Previously I have had great succes with growing them & excellent results.  I usually use Gladiator f1 which are a good quality seed.  Anyway, I've put some more in and keeping my fingers crossed.  I had a word with one or two other allotmenteers and they are having a similar problem?  Oh well, there's always next year.  Thanks again

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