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to collect seeds from plants that are grown from open-pollinated plants, but we won't be able to save seeds from hybrid plants. Take a look through your catalogues and see how many of the seeds are hybrids.
. Then water to settle soil around remaining roots.Allow flower stems to form. The small, pretty blooms attract aphid-eating hoverflies and other beneficial insects.Pods should be picked while small and tender. You can collect seeds for next year’s crops once
and the outer brown layers will fall away, revealing silver discs, and allowing you to collect seed. Stems can be cut and brought indoors for decoration, or just pushed into borders, to add interest and plug gaps. Even on dull December days the seed
talking. It's claimed to be a 'Lost Crop of the Incas', although whether anyone can prove this I don't know. My seed comes from the Heritage Seed Library, a collection of unusual, old and heritage vegetable seeds run by Garden Organic. Members can choose
Collect and sow seed from foxglovesTake cuttings from pinks (Dianthus)Prune philadelphus after flowering, removing stems carrying old flowers. Cut out very weak stems and some of the oldest woodFeed dahlias with a liquid fertiliser and ensure plants
heapBuy tulip bulbs as soon as you find them but hold back from planting until late October-NovemberDig up gladioli corms after flowering to store until next springCollect seeds, lay them out to dry, then store them in labelled envelopesPrune rambling
in warmth or unheated.......plesse help!!!!!! The meconopsis group have a helpful website. http://www.meconopsis.org/index.html They say that bought meconopsis seed is notoriously hard to germinate and fresh seed collected in one's own garden has the best
is split my order between 4 or 5 different seed company's I have collected seeds from last year's chilli plant. Will they provide me with new chillis this year? Common sense tells me they should but my friend says they may grow but not produce fruit.
from the past year to grow on and seed (flower/seed July and August). I collect and clean the seed an save it until late November when I sow the seed directly into the ground where it stays all winter. When the snow finally goes the seed are often
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