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Perennials from seed

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 22:18

Hi Snoodle.

no heat in a cold GH. 

Get a cold frame for the seeds if you want to heat the GH

Perennials from seed

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 21:50

I lke to sow when the plants shed seed. When you're buying seed this depends on the seed company selling fresh seed.

http://theseedsite.co.uk/

Lots of info on this site but not all seeds are covered. I would sow hostas when ripe and leave cold over winter. Cold frame or cold GH is good. I used to leave them all outside but everything seems so much wetter no sow I have them under cover. well drained compost and cover with grit.

Germination mostly happens in spring though sometimes it's very quick when seed is fresh

Chiltern are good and Plant World. Also Derry Watkins who does a fresh seed list

http://www.specialplants.net/shop/seeds/

 

Plant ID

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 17:55

I can't get it through winter in a reliable way Dove. Pretty though

Plant ID

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 17:28

I can see the francoa leaves

DIFFICULTIES POSTING?

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 10:16

Hi Alison, yes, you're here

Wildflower meadow not growing!

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 09:55

A good buttercup year Dove. it must be all the rain. But they're over now. Yellow rattle was in charge for a while but the don't make such a good photo.  The next dominant species will be Centaurea nigra, lesser knapweed.

 

Wildflower meadow not growing!

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 09:34

The only thing that doesn't work for me at the moment is 'quote'

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/51012.jpg?width=300&height=350&mode=max

 

Wildflower meadow not growing!

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 09:22

I reckon a big problem for those trying to establish wildflowers is not appreciating the difference between an annual wild flower mix and a perennial grass meadow or other type of planting

Anyone good with tricky seeds

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 08:23

I think they like a bit of a chill Edd, I sow them in a cold GH while the nights are still chilly. Maybe they were too wet. A water tray sounds a bit OTT

Wildflower meadow not growing!

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 08:21

I hope if the bees are in the flowers won't take 3 years Edd.

 

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