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What annuals can I sow for summer colour?

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 16:56

Thanks Guys, I went to my local GC (just got back) and I took you advice Verdun and bought:

1 x Red Phormium 'Cherry Sensation', 1 x Convolvulus Cneorum, 3 x Red Geraniums (didn't have Pelargoniums) and single marigold seeds.

I will buy some Concolvulus Mauritanicus seeds online, as they didn't have a plant in the shop.

I'm also going to poundland tomorrow, so I'm expecting to buy a lot of cheap seeds and bareroot plants

Need more entertainment.

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 11:06

Dove and Obelixx, totally appreciate what your saying, it was just if I had to find something to improve on, then thats what it would be, but don't get me wrong, you guys on here are interesting enough! And you have all the knowledge anyone could possibly ask for to do with gardening (although I'm sure they're not your only strengths!)

I am really greatful to the people who set up this site and apologise to you two if I've upset you or annoyed you in any way

Also Dove, I have a lot more knowledge to gain and need to build up a lot more confidence before I'd even consider my own blog haha, all that would be on there is 'how to grow marrow' :P

What annuals can I sow for summer colour?

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 10:30

Hi Verdun, I've decided on cosmos, marigolds and a wildflower mixed packet. Oh, wasn't aware Lidl's sold them and thought poundland's seed couldn't be any good because of their price, are they good quality still then? Adnd yes, I have an unheated 6x6 glass greenhouse, 2x 4 tier unheated growhouses and an unheated coldframe and a conservatory taken over by plants

Need more entertainment.

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 00:27

I've got to say that I love this website so much, only been on here since Saturday, but am now flabbergasted about how I managed to cope without for all these years. One thing I will say however, it might be nice if there were a few games on here. Not childish ones, but ones that let you log in what you've planted and when, like a log book and maybe one that lets you design your garden. I know that you can get apps like this, but for those who don't have apps or would prefer not to download them, then it would be great, know I would use them

What annuals can I sow for summer colour?

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 00:14

Thanks guys for all your help! Must get some seeds a.s.a.p.

How do I sow them though? As I shall probably buy them online and they usually come without instructions?

is will you use the extra hour next weekend

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 21:40

Zoomer, I have the same problem, I also ticked the box to email if I get a response and I dont have a single one, yet have 125 posts :/

What annuals can I sow for summer colour?

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 21:25

Wondering what annuals I can plant in small(ish) terracotta pots for summer colour, ones that are good for bees too?

Garden Planters

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 15:24

Thankyou guys, just working out prices of the plants you've suggested and it's not gonna be cheap! But I'm sure they'll look amazing, especially if someone with loads of knowledge suggests them

Got to say, I absolutely LOVE the idea of planting annuals in terracotta pots, I have all different sizes, so what size pot shall I plant them in? And also, would I be able to get away with sowing them indoors (the annuals)?

sweet pea framework

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 15:20

Thanks Lyn, will make sure it goes on the tp of my to-do list! How low shall I prune it?

Garden Planters

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 13:48

I've got 3 garden planters that are currently empty and I'm wanting to fill them, with what I don't know...Heres the link the the pots: http://www.homebase.co.uk/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?langId=110&storeId=10151&partNumber=864143

Please could someone help me decide what to put in there, I would like a bold one and a duller one and one in the middle. Preferably alright for bees too

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