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This is my first year of collecting seeds and I am now gettin quite excited about my new venture. I have had a greenhouse donated to me and would like to know if there are any perennial seeds I can plant now and bring on in the greenhouse for my
There's something really rewarding about cupping your hand under an old foxglove flower, tapping it gently and collecting the seeds that cascade out of it. It must be something like collecting coins from a slot machine when you've hit the jackpot
in full flower and producing seed, so I thought I'd collect the seed to sow next year.The parsnip looks magnificent in flower. It's so strong and sturdy that it looks like it could take on a Siberian winter and still taste sweet. As for the leeks, they
I have a load of Crocosmia seeds collected from my garden if anyone wants to swap with anything interesting!
Has anyone sowed Viola seeds, are they easy or difficult? I have a lot of seeds collected this Autumn and was wondering whether to sow some now or just buy the plants.
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A genus of plants in the mustard family, the members of which may be collectively known as mustards or cabbages. The various parts of different species of brassica have been developed for food, such as roots for swedes, stems for kohlrabi, leaves
depends on what kind of soil you have. I have a clay soil, so hollyhocks don't grow well here, and don't self-seed easily here. It's probably more reliable to collect the seed, and raise some small plants, then you can put the new plants where you'd like
Save money by collecting and storing seed of your favourite hardy annuals, to sow next year. Saving seed from pot marigold, Calendula officinalis, couldn't be easier. Ensure you allow the seedheads to fully develop on the plant before collecting
It came up last year and again this year. The flowers are pink on upright stems, flower are like little bells, leaves look shamrock shaped . Any ideas? Aquilegia. Thank you, its so pretty and I want more of them. Easy to collect seeds, or let