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Posted: 05/09/2012 at 11:30

I agree, Helichrysum or Straw Flowers.  I have grown them, and they last a very long time, they like full sun.  I have dried them too, and they last for ever!

tomato blight in greenhouse

Posted: 05/09/2012 at 11:20

My greenhouse tomatoes have blight now and again, but its best to water regularly and feed once a week and always keep the greenhouse ventilated.  The weather this year has been terrible for tomatoes, either too cold and wet or warm and humid!  I always keep the greenhouse door open slightly and with the roof vents this usually keeps the greenhouse air circulated. Hope this is of help Jen2.


Posted: 04/09/2012 at 18:57

Funny you should mention that jean riley you had primroses from Devon, I also had them given to me from Devon several years ago and I still have them in the garden.  A creamy lemon colour.  The weather in South Wales is similar to North Devon so maybe that has something to do with it.

Keeping cosmos

Posted: 04/09/2012 at 10:06

I love Cosmos, but it is an annual, and would be best to grow from seed the following year.  I have had the odd seedling from old plants though.  They like poor soil too, so a good plant to grow just about anywhere.


Posted: 04/09/2012 at 09:54

I have primroses and hardy primula and they both flower in the sping, but the primroses or polyanthus out in the garden centres now usually keep flowering through the winter but in a sheltered spot. I have muscari, which adds a lovely splash of blue to the spring colour.  Also, you may find of interest, the hardy varieties of primula which have tall stems and pom pom flower heads, they look really good in spring and early summer.

Writing a Name on a pumpkin

Posted: 03/09/2012 at 22:13

No, haven't tried writing on a pumpkin skin, but I had a good result on a banana skin!  Just score the skin with something sharp.

tomato seedling plants

Posted: 03/09/2012 at 21:39

Thanks for replying!  I only started a compost bin last year, and was surprised at the results!  When I think of what I paid for my 'garden centre tomato plants' too! Anyway I am keeping an eye on these 'little devils' and looking forward to tasting the end results.

Alium bulbs

Posted: 03/09/2012 at 21:26

I have alium bulbs in my garden which keep coming up every year.  They are hardy and I would say it is a good time to plant them out.

tomato seedling plants

Posted: 03/09/2012 at 21:03

Has anyone had tomato seedling plants which have grown from disgarded tomatoes thrown into the general garden compost bin.  I mixed some garden compost with garden soil before I planted my sweetpea seeds then later found tomato seedlings growing too.  I transplanted these into pots and put them into my greenhouse, and I now have tomatoes growing from the plants.

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