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Seed tray outside

Posted: 26/02/2016 at 20:57

Seed tray outside

Posted: 26/02/2016 at 20:11

You're growing cigarettes B3?

Seed tray outside

Posted: 26/02/2016 at 19:50

They're not hardy so I wouldn't start yet. No rush, we've a bit of time yet before summer

Seed tray outside

Posted: 26/02/2016 at 19:42

In the sun it would cook, so needs to be in shade.

Overnight, much the same temperature as outside.

What are you going to sow?

very leggy Hebe Pascal

Posted: 26/02/2016 at 14:17

I don't think hard pruning but not into old wood is a possiiblity.

I haven't had much success with cutting back leggy hebes, one looked OK for a couple of years, lots of new growth from the base, then snuffed it.

Homebase seeding compost

Posted: 26/02/2016 at 13:57

I find seed compost is generally a bit hard and mix it with some MPC and sand/grit to free it up a bit.

I haven't tried the Homebase version

Why are all my plants doing badly?

Posted: 25/02/2016 at 22:20

Other than primula and auricula, what plants have you got inside. Most hardy plants don't like being inside.


Posted: 25/02/2016 at 19:47

If mine get very crowded they stop flowering. Maybe splitting up would help

Old Sunflower Seeds

Posted: 25/02/2016 at 11:46

If they germinate they'll be healthy plants. If they've been stored cool and dry they should be OK to germinate

Astrantia major 'Ruby Cloud'

Posted: 24/02/2016 at 17:18

The cultivars like 'Ruby Cloud' don't seed reliably true but you should get some nice ones even so. 

agree with Lyn re cold

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Calling Bensmith412

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I've been to Barnsdale today

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I think it's some sort of geranium

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fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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a couple of oddities

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the perils of plant ID

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yet another clematis question

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feeding the birds

is it good? 
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for Guernsey Donkey 
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what dunnit?

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might be ricinus

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Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

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roses from seed on behalf of marksman

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Lonicera ID

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First paeony of the year

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