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Plants germinating too soon!!!

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 19:46

true punkdoc, apart from those that need a chill, mine are still in the cupboard and likely to stay there for a while.

Wilting in Greenhouse

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 19:44

Hesperis matronalis is, I believe, a plant native to the UK and would probably do better in a cold GH or outside. when the current cold spell is over I'd put it outside. Te echinops is pretty tough as well

Help on a plant ID please

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 19:40

A photo taken now in the garden (or maybe tomorrow morning) would distinguish between these two.

Plants germinating too soon!!!

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 16:01

some people don't live in the real world do  they?

That sort of advice is OK for growers that have heated GHs and can move plants on in warmth and good light. Most of us don't have those facilities.

Pinching out will help and putting them in the cold GH on warm days if you have the time for moving them about 

PS (edit)

Those who write the articles should realise that they will be read by people with few facilities and often little experience. 

Last edited: 11 February 2017 16:06:38

Manual VS Powered

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 15:56

Without power tools I would disappear into a forest. 

Help on a plant ID please

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 15:52

To up load a photo, start with the camera icon. Not too large a pic

Planting around rubble

Posted: 11/02/2017 at 14:25

if that black stuff is plastic sheet I'd get as much of that off as you can. Lot's of things grow in rubble, (trust me, my garden is built on rubble),  brick rubble is OK but plastic sheet isn't good.

For wildflife, Viper's Bugloss, lovely blue biennial but you can get a small annual version that would get you flowers this year. I'd start with a selection of cheap and cherrful annuals and see what does well.

If it's a solid base with cracks, seeds are the best way forward

Few I.D's and advice please

Posted: 10/02/2017 at 19:53

I think you're right re 3 Liri

What is this Hedge plant?

Posted: 10/02/2017 at 16:25

this is often mistaken for blackthorn but always way ahead of blackthorn in flowering, here at least

Sanguisorba alba

Posted: 10/02/2017 at 15:54

Thanks Fairy, I thought that was the case 

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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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feeding the birds

is it good? 
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might be ricinus

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